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Welcome to Our Shop

The friendly yarn shop serving East San Diego County and beyond since 2007.

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At Yarn & Thread Expressions you will find a friendly community of fiber enthusiasts who love getting together to stitch, socialize and learn. We offer many ways to improve your skill, learn a new skill or just come in and hang out with other needle-crafters. Please be sure to check out our workshops and classes. All skill levels are welcome.

Our experienced and knowledgeable staff is always available to answer your questions so, if you get stuck on a tricky project, bring it by and we will try to answer your questions. We love participating in community events like yarn-bombings, yarn crawls and the San Diego County Fair. Be sure to stop by our shop or website frequently so you don’t miss any of the fun. And, don’t forget to say hello to our official greeter and shop mascot, Squeaky, when you come by. You can usually find her sleeping on the checkout counter.

Shop Mascot - Squeeky

Latest News

What’s in a Pattern?

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a knitting or crochet pattern? Maybe you've wondered why some patterns are free an others are not? Have you ever gotten a pattern and found mistakes? And, why are there all those different ways of creating new stitches?...
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Stitching Up Our History

The recent women’s marches and their symbolic knitted hats are not the first, or last, time women have used knitting and other needle crafts as a means of political participation. In the USA, there is a long history of women taking up their needles to further a political agenda. Read our most recent post to learn more!

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How to Fix a Dropped Stitch

Nifty Tricks – Dropped Stitches

By far the most sought-after request for help we get is how to pick up dropped stitches. Hardly a day goes by that someone doesn't walk through the door with a look of panic on her face! While a dropped stitch can certainly seem like the end of the world, in most...
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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
11/22/2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sit 'n' Stitch
Yarn & Thread Expressions, La Mesa CA
11/29/2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sit 'n' Stitch
Yarn & Thread Expressions, La Mesa CA
12/06/2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sit 'n' Stitch
Yarn & Thread Expressions, La Mesa CA
12/13/2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sit 'n' Stitch
Yarn & Thread Expressions, La Mesa CA
12/20/2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sit 'n' Stitch
Yarn & Thread Expressions, La Mesa CA
12/27/2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sit 'n' Stitch
Yarn & Thread Expressions, La Mesa CA
01/03/2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sit 'n' Stitch
Yarn & Thread Expressions, La Mesa CA
01/10/2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sit 'n' Stitch
Yarn & Thread Expressions, La Mesa CA
01/17/2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sit 'n' Stitch
Yarn & Thread Expressions, La Mesa CA
01/24/2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sit 'n' Stitch
Yarn & Thread Expressions, La Mesa CA

Daily Classes

 

Knitting Class Picture

Did you know that you can come in for a knitting or crochet class any time during regular business hours? That’s right! Instructors are available daily to help you with your project and teach you new skills. You work at your own pace and skill level and we meet you where you are!

Our experienced instructors are also happy to help you pick out a project that is appropriate to your skill level that will take you to the next level so you can continue to learn. 

Does your son or daughter want to learn to knit or crochet? We are happy to teach them. 

For just $20 you will receive up to two hours of help and instruction – and you’ll meet some friendly fiber enthusiasts who are also looking to improve their skills.

 

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