Welcome to Over The Rainbow Yarn, where your fiber dreams come true. We are constantly curating a collection of quality yarn and tools to support all fiber artists. From the most inexperienced beginner just making her first stitches, to the most accomplished knitter or crocheter working on her latest, most complicated creation, we have everything you need to bring your most cherished wooly vision into reality. Needles, hooks, patterns, books, and yarn, glorious yarn in lace weight, sport, DK and bulky, wool, alpaca, silk, blends, even cashmere! We stock a large range of yarn, tools, notions, books and patterns for hand knitters and crocheters and as well as roving for spinners and felters. Come see us. We’re waiting to welcome and inspire you.
We offer a plethora of options from Berroco, Cascade, Quince & Co., and more. We feature a “Maine Yarn” section including artisan small batch yarns from local fiber producers, Knitter’s Pride and Addi knitting needles and crochet hooks, felting supplies, Eucalan wool wash, notions and an excellent selection of buttons to complement your hand-made creations.
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Our massive Cascade 220 wall is certain to include the color palette of your dreams. You’ll have to see it to believe it.
We offer regular classes in basic and advanced knitting and crocheting ( see our Events Page here ), and community space for knitting or crochet circles or guild meetings. Our skilled staff can answer questions and help you fix mistakes. Whether it’s learning your first stitches or a new complicated lace pattern, we’re here to support you. From choosing the perfect yarn and pattern for your first hat to designing your shawl or sweater, we’re here to inspire you. With tastings and trunk shows we will introduce you to the latest and greatest yarns and tools. With regular classes and events we will connect you to the vibrant fiber arts community. Sport weight or chunky, lace or Aran or Faire Isle, traditional patterns or craft activism, we’d love to see what you’re working on so stop in any time.
Because we dearly love our loyal customers, we also have a rewards program called Rainbow Rewards. Read about Rainbow Rewards here.