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16 years of HYS!

October 2022 marks the 16 year anniversary of the Hillsborough Yarn Shop, a milestone we’re proud to have reached! Anne’s goal has remained the same since she first opened the shop in 2006: to bring the best natural fiber yarns, tools, and publications to stitchers in the Triangle. By that measure, in my opinion, Anne has … [more]


HYS Color Club: Autumn!

The HYS Color Club continues, and we’re opening it up for Autumn signups! HYS Color Club is a subscription of thoughtfully curated accessory projects for knitters who like surprises and love working with color! We’ll pair yarns and patterns to keep you entertained all year long, creating custom colorways for each project. Each season includes … [more]


Annual Inventory Sale!

July is here, and that means it’s time for our Annual Inventory Sale! From July 1 – 30, everything in the shop is discounted by 15%. If you’ve had your eye on a special skein, or have been planning a big project or two, now is the time to take the leap! Pick up a … [more]


HYS Color Club: Summer!

The HYS Color Club continues, and we’re opening it up for Summer signups! HYS Color Club is a subscription of thoughtfully curated accessory projects for knitters who like surprises and love working with color! We’ll pair yarns and patterns to keep you entertained all year long, creating custom colorways for each project. Each season includes … [more]


LYS Day 2022: 15% off Brooklyn Tweed!

We’re looking forward to Local Yarn Store Day, this Saturday, April 30th! LYS Day is about celebrating brick-and-mortar yarn shops and appreciating all that they offer. Here at the Hillsborough Yarn Shop, we are proud of our selection of high quality yarns, books and tools, and our customer service. Our mission is to provide knitters … [more]


HYS Color Club: Spring!

The HYS Color Club continues, and we’re opening it up for Spring signups! HYS Color Club is a subscription of thoughtfully curated accessory projects for knitters who like surprises and love working with color! We’ll pair yarns and patterns to keep you entertained all year long, creating custom colorways for each project. Each season includes … [more]


New year’s eve.

2021 was a big year here at the Hillsborough Yarn Shop, filled with exciting new yarns, books, projects, and other goodies. After being closed to walk-ins for 17 months, we reopened in August and have loved having folks back in the shop! We won the title of “Best Yarn Store” in the Triangle again, celebrated our fifteenth year in business, and worked every day … [more]


Anniversary Sale!

October marks the 15 year anniversary of the Hillsborough Yarn Shop, a milestone we’re proud to have reached! Anne’s goal has remained the same since she first opened the shop in 2006: to bring the best natural fiber yarns, tools, and publications to stitchers in the Triangle. By that measure, in my opinion, Anne has succeeded … [more]


We’re open for drop-in shopping!

After nearly 17 months of keeping our storefront locked, we are positively delighted to announce that we are open for drop-in shopping again! No more appointments – just come on by. Hours: Our new hours will be 11:00 am – 5:30 pm, Tuesdays – Saturdays; we’ll be closed on Sundays and Mondays. Safety: For everyone’s … [more]


Annual Inventory Sale!

Though we are now open only by appointment, we are delighted to continue a longstanding tradition – July is our Annual Inventory Sale month! From July 1st to the 31st, everything in the shop is discounted by 15%. If you’ve had your eye on a special skein, or have been planning a big project or two, … [more]