HAPPY 2015 and best wishes for knitting and crocheting to your heart’s content! Come on in and see what’s new for a new year of crafting.

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!

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!

Meanwhile, be inspired! 

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

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.