We are pleased to serve as Bloomington's LYS for over 35 years! We're located in the heart of historic downtown Bloomington, just off the Courthouse square and within walking distance to shops, restaurants and art galleries.
115 S. Walnut St, 1/2 block off the Square
FREE 3-HOUR PARKING PLUS FREE ON WEEKENDS! Parking is available in the lot directly behind the shop and in 4th Street Parking Garage across the street (enter both from 4th Street). First 3 hours is FREE. In addition, there are several metered parking on the street for $0.25/15 min. Parking meter rate in the garage after 3 hours is only $0.50/hour. Meters accept major credit cards for a $0.30 user fee and change machine is available by the entrance to the garage for your convenience.
Additionally, parking is free in 4th Street Garage and in the parking lot behind the shop on Saturdays and Sundays. All garage and street parking are free all day Sundays.
We carry yarns by Manos del Uruguay and Misti International, both Fair Trade Certified suppliers and are pleased to support fair and safe labor practices, sound environmental manufacting processes, and social programs.
MANOS DEL URUGUAY
And, of course, our whole BloomingYarns line, which is locally and organically hand-dyed, is fair-trade produced!
yarns by Alchemy, Berroco, Blue Heron, Blue Ridge, Brown Sheep, Cascade, Classic Elite, Claudia Handpaints, Colinette, Crystal Palace, Ella Rae, Habu, Henry's Attic, Jojoland, Katia, Lang, Malabrigo, Manos del Uruguay, Misty Alpaca, Mountain Colors, Plymouth, Schaefer, Shibui, Silk City Fibers, Tahki Stacy Charles, Stonehedge Fibers, Universal, Zen Garden and many more including our own exclusive line of locally hand-dyed yarns--BloomingYarns.
roving for spinning and needle felting
coned yarns (including mill-end cones) and carpet warps for weaving
organic & natural undyed yarns
knitting bags and accessories by Lantern Moon and Namaste
knitting and crocheting needles, tools & notions by Addi, Boye, Brittany, Chiao Goo, Clover, Knitpicks, Knitter's Pride, Susan Bates and more
wide selection of the latest pattern books and magazines
weaving and spinning tools and equipment by LeClerc, Louet, Schacht & Ashford
needle felting supplies
shipping of orders placed by phone or email
over 40 classes taught by experts and master artisans
We also do special orders--please stop by to inquire about our products.
Gift certificates are available for any denomination and can be used for purchase of any of our products or class registration.
We hope you explore our charming downtown and support the numerous local shops & restaurants. Downtown is also home to theaters, museums and galleries and has a variety of activities for everyone in the family.