Thursday, March 16, 2006

 

Knitters or Crafters Coming to Phoenix?

The LAC received a request for info about yarn shops in Phoenix. Here is what we have learned:

The two closest to the hotels, but requiring a car/cab ride:

Recommendations in Scottsdale:
For more information, see the Yahoo Arts & Crafts - Phoenix Yellow Pages. Scroll past the advertising to the section that shows distance from the Hyatt.


Our local craft guru is: Kathy Cano Murillo who has a blog at: http://www.craftychica.com/index2.php
Comments:
Other Options:

http://www.fiberfactory.com/

Very complete yarn store in Mesa also $$$.

One LAC member uses JoAnn's - more of a selection than Michaels but a more $$ too.
 
A new store recently opened in Tempe as well,
Tempe Yarn and Fiber
1435 E. University Dr. Unit 10
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: 480-557-9166

http://tempeyarnandfiber.blogspot.com/

I haven't been there yet but it's gotten good reviews.
 
How about adding a list of non-chain store retail bead suppliers in Phoenix that might have unique items for us other crafters?
 
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