Here at HYS, we have fun. Join us!

Here at HYS, we have fun. Join us!

Be inspired! 

Explore your creativity and artistic expression.  Our prices are affordable, and we offer a comfy, cozy and welcoming atmosphere.  We are your neighborhood yarn shop.  You’ll fall for us hook, yarn, and stitcher!

Knitters and crocheters gather at HYS on Wednesdays and Fridays and inspire each other with their latest projects. We help each other with answers to pattern questions and crafting techniques, and we have lots of fun listening to stories, visiting with Seamus the cat, and sharing treats. Join us!

Wish-List Registry

Introducing the HYS Wish-List Registry! Simply come in to the shop and fill out our Wish-List Registry form. Then, when your family and friends need ideas for gifts for holidays, birthdays and special occasions, they will know exactly what to choose here at HYS.

Like Us on Facebook

When you follow us on Facebook, you’ll be among the first to hear about new yarns AND you’ll be eligible for special offers on featured products. When you see a post announcing a special offer, simply print the announcement as it appears on YOUR Facebook page and present it in the shop at the time of your purchase. Invite your friends to like us so they’ll be eligible too!

Project of the Month

Are you a frequent knitter or crocheter? Are you looking for project ideas and discounts? If so, the Project of the Month is for you! Click POM Guidelines for more information and help support your local yarn shop!

Frequent Frogger Program

Those who knit and/or crochet frequently can take advantage of our Frequent Frogger Program. For every $125 dollars spent at HYS on non-sale items, a $10 coupon will be available that can be used during a subsequent visit.

Participate in our current charity project!  

Choose your favorite date from the perpetual calendar of 365 Knitting Stitches and make up a 4″ swatch. Swatches will be sewn into an afghan that will be raffled off with proceeds benefiting Maine Women’s Shelters. For more details, click guidelines for swatchesThank you for supporting this worthy organization!

Fall and Winter Hours

Tuesday—Friday – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (open on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 9)
Saturday – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

And please note that we will close whenever the roads become dangerous for driving. Give us a call before you venture out to be sure that we are open.


We are located at 642 Maine Avenue (on the west side of Route 27 / 201) in Farmingdale, Maine. We are right next door to Webber’s Ice Cream; 2 miles from Hallowell’s downtown strip; and 4 miles from the Maine State Capitol building in Augusta.