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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]


HYS Hat Club: Quarter 3!

The HYS Hat Club continues, and we’re opening it up for Quarter 3 signups! HYS Hat Club is a subscription of thoughtfully curated hat projects for knitters, pairing yarns and patterns to keep you entertained all year long. Each quarter includes three hat projects (one per month), and a few other surprises along the way. … [more]


HYS Hat Club: Quarter 2!

The HYS Hat Club continues, and we’re opening it up for Quarter 2 signups! HYS Hat Club is a subscription of thoughtfully curated hat projects for knitters, pairing yarns and patterns to keep you entertained all year long. Each quarter includes three hat projects (one per month), and a few other surprises along the way. … [more]


Anniversary Sale!

As you may remember from years past, or may have seen in our most recent email newsletter, October marks the 14 year anniversary of the Hillsborough Yarn Shop! This year has been an unusual one, to say the least – the pandemic has dramatically changed the way we do business. Safety has to come first, … [more]


Best Yarn Store & Annual Inventory Sale!

We are honored and excited to be named Best Yarn Store in the Triangle! Thanks so much for all your support, it means even more than usual, coming in the midst of our temporary closure due to COVID-19. We truly miss the company of our community, but health and safety are our priorities as we … [more]