If you haven’t noticed, I have a thing for visiting local yarn shops when I’m traveling. Luckily, most places we travel to these days have at least one Local Yarn Shop (LYS). I picked this most recent road trip to Julian, CA because I had read about a great little shop and wanted to check out this backcountry yarn haven for myself.
Kat’s Yarn & Craft Cottage was worth the trip. It’s located in Julian, CA, about an hour outside of San Diego in the mountains and 4,200 feet abo
Over the 4th of July holiday I took a trip to Santa Cruz and was pleasantly surprised to find two great local yarn shops: Yarn Shop Santa Cruz and Swift Stitch. Yarn Shop Santa Cruz was full of welcoming knitters and I felt right at home. I wanted to just take out my knitting and settle in with everyone. In addition to happy vibes the shop offers a luscious selection of yarns. I went in without my wallet because I was telling myself I wouldn't buy any yarn, I was just looking