LOCATIONS

Brick-and-mortar Yarn Stores and other Allies have started to join us! If you are a knitting-related business in the physical and/or digital realm, and want to be listed, contact us here. If you don't see your local yarn store listed, get in touch with them and let them know about us. Perhaps, they will want to join!

Here are various ways our Allies can help you:

Beginners Welcome!

This Ally welcomes beginning knitters and crocheters (and maybe quilters)! They will happily answer your questions about how to make a #welcomeblanket.

Gatherings! and Knit-Alongs!

This Ally welcomes knitters and crocheters of al levels to knit together!  (also see GATHERINGS for additional options)

Discounts/Promotion!

This Ally offers a #welcomeblanket related discount.

Donations Accepted!

This Ally allows you to call in and buy yarn for them to give to other knitters to knit #welcomeblankets, if you wish to contribute that way.

Drop off  Location! 

This Ally will allow makers to drop off their blanket packages and coordinate shipping.

If you are looking for the address to send your #welcomeblanket, here it is:

Smart Museum of Art
WELCOME BLANKET
5550 S. Greenwood Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60637
United States

 

 

AL, AK, AS, AR coming soon!

AZ

Purl in the Pines, LLC
2544 N. 4th Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86004 USA
http://www.purlinthepines.com
(928) 774-9334
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

CA

The Little Knittery
3195 Glendale Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
https://thelittleknittery.com/
(323)663-3838
Beginners Welcome / Knit Alongs / Drop Site / Promotion/ Donations Welcome

Piedmont Yarn & Apparel
4171 Piedmont Avenue, Suite 102
Oakland, California 94611 United States
http://www.piedmontyarn.com
(510) 595-9595
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Cast Away
100 4th Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 USA
http://castawayandfolk.com
(707) 546-9276
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: We have plenty of space for gatherings, just come on it anytime, or contact us if you'd like to host a larger group

Quilt'n'Things Fiber Arts
2411 Honolulu Avenue
Montrose, CA 91020 USA
http://www.quiltnthings.com
(818) 957-2287
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

The Knitting Tree, L.A.
1031 W. Manchester Blvd., Suite 2
Inglewood, CA 90301 United States
http://theknittingtreela.com
(310) 395-3880
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs

Wildfiber Studio
1453 14th Stt, Suite E
Santa Monica, California 90404 United States
http://www.wildfiberstudio.com
(310) 458-2748
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: Join our knit-alongs every Thursday evening 6pm-8pm. Beginners are welcome to join and learn to knit or crochet the Welcome Blanket.
We have plenty of room for private group gatherings Tuesdays - Sundays. Call us to schedule.

CO

The Yarn Studio
126 Elk Ave 1W, PO Box 3027
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
(970) 201-5760
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

CT

Madison Wool
56 A Wall Street
Madison, CT 06443 USA
http://www.madisonwool.com
(203) 245-5921
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, coming soon!

IA

The Knitting Shoppe
2141 Muscatine Ave.
Iowa City, Iowa 52240 United States
http://theknittingshoppe@etherbiz.net
(319) 337-4920
Beginners Welcome / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

 

IL

Sister-Arts Studio Inc.
721 W Wrightwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614 USA
http://www.sisterartsstudio.com
(773) 929-7274
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Firefly Fiber Arts Studio
2052 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 USA
http://www.fireflyfiberarts.com
(773) 697-4046
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Knit Nirvana
7453 W. Madison
Forest Park, Il 60130 United States
http://Knitnirvana.com
(708) 771-5232
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: 10%off of all yarn for this project!

MA

Uncommon Yarn
1386A Beacon St.
Brookline, MA 02446
(857)352-4281
WWW.UncommonYarn.Com
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Drop-off Location
Note: We will be hosting a Welcome Blanket knit circle from 1-3 on November 11th and 12th!

Gather Here
1343 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA
http://gatherhereonline.com
(617) 714-4880
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Elissa's Creative Warehouse
220 Reservoir Street, Suite 10
Needham, MA 02494 USA
http://www.weloveyarn.com
(781) 444-9341
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: We will be hosting 2 Gatherings at the shop, Sundays, October 3 & 17 from 7-9:00. For a more informal get-together, knitters are welcome to join us at the Creative Warehouse on Sundays in October from 1-3:00 to work on their blankets or just knit a couple of rows on one we have started.

ME

HILLTOP HANDSPUN
16 Lucy Lane
Lovell, ME 04051 USA
http://hilltophandspun.com
(207) 928-2000
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
(Note: Please call ahead, hours by appointment!)

Eastport Fabric Emporium
52 Water Street
Eastport, Maine 04631 USA
http://eastportfabricemporium.com
(207) 214-6505
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

 

MD

Lovelyarns
3610 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21211 USA
http://www.lovelyarns.com
(410) 662-9276
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

MI

Spun
407 N. 5th Avenue, 2nd Floor
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 United States
(734) 780-7867
Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

GarenHuis Yarn Studio
27 W. 9th St Ste 110
Holland, MI 49423 USA
http://garenhuis.com
(616) 294-3492
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Woven Art
325B Grove
East Lansing, MI 48823 USA
http://wovenartshop.com
(517) 203-4467
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

 

MN

Northfield Yarn
314 Division St. S.
Northfield, MN 55057 United States
http://www.northfieldyarn.com
(507) 645-1330
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome

NC

Purl's Yarn Emporium
10 Wall street
Asheville, NC 28801 USA
http://www.purlsyarnemporium.com
(828) 253-2750
Beginners Welcome / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Cheers To Ewe!
9856 Gilead Road, Suite E105
Huntersville, NC 28078 USA
http://www.cheerstoewe.com
(704) 706-9425
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Kniticality
55 Robin Lane
Saluda, North Carolina 28773 United States
http://kniticality.com
(828) 749-3640
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: Check our online calendar at www.kniticality.com/classes for group meeting times or come on in and stitch a while!

NE

Yarn Charm
5930 S 58th St, Ste N
Lincoln, Nebraska 68516 United States
http://yarncharm.com
(402) 858-6300
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: Welcome Blanket volunteers are meeting at our Tuesday knit/crochet night from 6-8pm. We're happy to have anyone join along!

NH

Scratch
18 Hanover St
Lebanon, NH 03766 USA
http://www.scratchmakerspace.com
(603) 727-9528
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

NM

Yarn & Coffee
1836B Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505 US
http://www.yarnandcoffee.com
(505) 780-5030
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

NY

Knitty City
208 West 79th Street
New York, NY 10024 USA
http://www.knittycitynyc.com
(212) 787-5896
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Notes: We will host KALs on Thursdays from 5:00 - 6:00. 10% discount on yarn. Bring donation yarn and drop off blankets during store hours. Thanks for your contributions!

Kettle & Thread
1219 Church Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11218 United States
http://www.kettleandthread.com
(347) 515-3540
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Healingwithspirits
4810 Beach 48th st
Brooklyn, NY 11224 United States
http://healingwithspirits.com
(718) 872-6268
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Knit
1353 Old Northern Blvd
Roslyn, NY 11576 USA
http://knitlongisland.com/
(516) 625-5648
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: We will be collecting 10” blanket squares at Knit through August 1st. At the August 2nd Knit Night (6:30-9pm)

Slip Stitch Needlecraft
450 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11216 United States
http://www.slipstitchneedlecraft.com
(347) 789-5371
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: 10% discount on yarn. Beginners welcome. Our KAL and CAL Wednesdays, 5:00 - 7:30pm

 

OH

Wholly Craft!
3515 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43214 USA
http://www.whollycraft.com
(614) 447-3445
Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Drop-off Location

HARPS & THISTLES YARN EMPORIUM
129 PORTAGE TRAIL
CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH 44221 United States
http://www.harpsandthistles.com
(234) 208-9482
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Fine Points Inc
12620 Larchmere Blvd.
Cleveland, Oh 44120 USA
http://www.finepoints.com
(216) 229-6644
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

 

OR

Fiber Rhythm Craft & Design
2505 SE 11th Ave, Suite 124
Portland, Oregon 97202 United States
http://FiberRhythm.com
(503) 236-7318
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Starlight Knitting Society
7028 SE 52nd Ave
Portland, Or 97206 US
http://www.starlightknittingsociety.com
(503) 777-1715
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: Welcome Blanket Parry on 7/12/17!

PA

The Steel City Fiber Collective
5817 Ellsworth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 USA
http://www.steelcityfiber.com
(412) 362-7222
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Yarns By Design
622 Allegheny River Blvd.
Oakmont, PA 15139 United States
http://www.yarnsbydesignpa.com
(412) 794-8332
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

 

TX

Hill Country Weavers
4102 Manchaca Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
(512) 707-7396
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Notes: 10% discount for Welcome Blanket participants, and we are accepting donations of 10" x 10" squares through August 18th!

Klaus Insurance Agency
1501 Goforth Road, Suite 104
Kyle, TX 78640 United States
https://wordpress.com/page/hankandgracie.com/65
Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs /  Drop-off Location

VA

Spirit Trail Fiberworks
12018 B Lee Highway POB 197, Blue Ridge Artisans
Sperryville, VA 22740 USA
http://www.spirit-trail.net
(703) 309-3199
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

House Mountain Yarn Co.
117 S. Main Street
Lexington, VA 24450-3781 United States
http://Housemountainyarnco.com
(540) 462-2931
Beginners Welcome / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

VT

Grand Isle Art Works
259 US Route 2
Grand Isle, VT 05458 United States
http://www.grandisleartworks.com
(802) 378-4591
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: weekly Welcome Blanket gathering Tuesdays beginning June 27 through August 29, excluding July4
Hours: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Yarn discount at gallery: 10% off Yellow Dog Farm yarns being used for a Welcome Blanket!

Yarn
112 Main St
Montpelier, Vermont 05602 United States
http://www.yarnvt.com
(802) 229-2444
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

Yarn & Yoga
25A Main St.
Bristol, VT 05443 United States
http://www.yarnandyoga.com
(802) 453-7799
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: Every Saturday starting at 1:30, our Social Knitters gather - come sit around the table to share your energy, creativity, and desire to do something positive!

WA

Northwest Yarns
1401 Commercial st
Bellingham, Washington 98225 United States
https://nwyarns.com/
(360) 738-0167
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location
Note: Please let us know you are knitting squares for Welcome Blankets and we will be sure to give you a discount on your yarn.

Seattle Yarn
5633 California ave SW
Seattle, WA 98136 US
http://www.seattleyarn.com
(206) 935-2010
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

The Weaving Works
http://weavingworks.com
Beginners Welcome / Discounts / Donations Welcome

Acorn Street Shop
2818 NE 55th Street
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
(206) 525-1726
Beginners Welcome / Gatherings and Knit-A-Longs / Discounts / Donations Welcome / Drop-off Location

 

MS, MO, MT, NV, NJ, NC,ND, OK, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, WV, WI, WY coming soon!