Woolworks Needlepoint

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311 East 81st Street
New York, NY 10028
212 861 8700
woolworksneedlepointnyc.com
Hours:
M-F 10am-5:30pm; Sa 1pm-4pm (winter months only)
Woolworks Needlepoint

Whenever I discover a craft shop, I am surprised and pleased by the creativity and sense of neighborhood connection inherent in each enclave. Woolworks Needlepoint is no exception. It was an absolute pleasure speaking with partners Amanda Keep and Andrea Fonyo and learning how they met and realized their … read more

Rita's Needlepoint

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150 East 79th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10075
212 737 8613
ritasneedlepoint.com
Hours:
M-F 10:30am-6pm; Sa 10:30am-5pm
Rita's Needlepoint

“It keeps me sane,” Barbara Riering, the co-owner of Rita’s Needlepoint, said, referring to the craft that has now become her job. She told me that her grandmother taught her how to do needlepoint when she was nine years old and that she has stuck with it ever since. Originally a lawyer, she came to … read more

Knitty City

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208 West 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
212 787 5896
knittycity.com
Hours:
M, Tu, F, Sa 11am-6pm; W-Th 11am-8pm; Su 12pm-5pm
Knitty City

At most hours of the day, Knitty City is bustling with activity. Customers are constantly browsing through the soft woolen rainbows of yarn lining the walls, flipping through books, or simply chatting with each other while working on projects, needles in hand.

“I’m really proud of the community we’ve … read more

Knitting 321

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321 East 75th Street
New York, NY 10021
212 772 2020
knitting321.com
Hours:
Tu 11am-8pm; W-F 11am-6:30pm; Sa 11am-5pm
Knitting 321

When I walked into Knitting 321, I learned that the owner, Valeria Kardos, had recently returned from a trip to Italy where she had taken a landscape painting class just outside the Pope’s Palace. The store was filled with her beautiful artwork. Valeria, who has a Masters in Art History, has been painting … read more

Lion Brand Yarn Studio

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34 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10011
212 243 9070
lionbrandyarnstudio.com
Hours:
M-W 11:30am-7pm; Th 11:30am-8pm; F 10am-4pm; Su 11:30am-5pm
Lion Brand Yarn Studio

Even before entering, I was captured by the window display that seems to change seasonally with an appropriate theme. The window was dressed … read more