Dog House Yarns & More

Yarn, gifts, and accessories for the knitter, crocheter, and spinner

35% Off Sale Ends May 10

Open Tuesdays, 11-5, Thursdays 11-8, and Saturdays, 11-5

Note:  Special Hours on Saturday, May 10 and Tuesday, May 13
Saturday: closed from about 2:15 to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: opening about 1 p.m.
These changes apply to May 10 and 13 only.

Due to the owner's illness there are some days we may not be able to open as planned. It is YOUR responsibility to call and speak to someone to verify that the shop is open before you make a lengthy drive. 
We apologize for the inconvenience.

Welcome to Dog House Yarns and More!

Dog-gone good yarns,
fibers, patterns, gifts,
accessories, needles,
notions, plus a whole
lot more.

  708 Sunset Lane
Culpeper, VA 22701

      Greetings from the friendly yarn shop in Culpeper, Virginia.  We are located just minutes from Rt. 29 between Warrenton and Charlottesville so please stop by to visit us whenever you're in our area.  We offer a selection of fine yarns for knitters and crocheters plus hand-dyed rovings and beautiful drop spindles for the handspinning enthusiast.
      Our shop carries everything from basic sweater yarns all the way to luxury fibers such as our shawl kits from Art Yarns or the exquisite Silk Shimmer from Blue Ridge Yarns that is hand-dyed in a neighboring Virginia county.

      We invite you to sign up for our occasional newsletter.

Tuesday: 11 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 11 am - 8pm
Saturday: 11 am - 5 pm

         JOIN US
: Knit or crochet:
Thursdays, 6 to 8 pm 

Monthly: Knit or crochet
with us on the second
Tuesday, 1 to 3 pm 

Closed On These Dates:
Easter, Memorial Day, the
Fourth of July, Labor Day,
Thanksgiving and Black
Friday, Christmas
and December 26, and
January 1 and 2 each year.

Closed May 5, 2013 

      Many of our yarns are well-known favorites from companies such as Plymouth, Cascade, Universal Yarns, Kollage, Southwest Trading Company, JaggerSpun, Feza Yarns, Kraemer, Austermann, Schoeller and Stahl, Schoppel Wolle, Schulana, and Swedish Yarns.  We also stock Shepherd's Wool from the Stonehedge Fiber Mill that we visited in Michigan several years ago.

Dog House Yarns and More

Pot Luck Dinner
at our
knit/crochet group on the
second Thursday each

      We carry a selection of hand-dyed yarns.  In addition to the Blue Ridge Yarns, we currently stock hand-dyes from Green Dragon Yarns, The Schaefer Yarn Company, Hazel Knits, Holiday Yarns, Chameleon Colorworks, Seacoast Hand-Dyed Yarns, Abstract Fibers, Shalimar Yarns, Misty Mountain Farm, and more.

Notions and More
      If you're in need of knitting needles, we carry addi Turbo, addi Lace, and addi interchangeables from Skacel, Chiao Goo Lace and interchangeable needles, as well as DPNs, HiyaHiya circulars in bamboo and steel, HiyaHiya interchangeables, and HiyaHiya DPNs.  Straight needles include Brittany birch, Chiao Goo bamboo, and Bryspun flexibles.  Our Denise Interchangeable knitting needle and Tunisian crochet hook sets are made here in Virginia and they now come in colors and attractive roll-up cases.
      And, we stock crochet hooks, books, and a variety of notions and accessories, jewelry, handmade stitch markers, and a few gift items including our unique Piedmont Word Bowls.  We also sell Creative Knitting and Crochet magazines.

      Our spinning fibers are hand-dyed by Chameleon Colorworks, Greenwood Fiberworks, Abstract Fibers, and Misty Mountain Farm plus we have drop spindles from Kundert, KCL Woods, and DyakCraft.  We can also make recommendations of other central Virginia shops that focus on spinning and weaving.

      Come by and browse our patterns by Ysolda Teague, Stephen West, Kate Jackson Knits, Toby Roxane Designs, Laura Chau, Carina Spencer, Rosemary Hill, Baby Cocktails, Carol Sunday, Pam Powers Knits, Cosmicpluto Knits, Lethal Knits, Joji Locatelli, Stolen Stitches, Imagine Knits Design, Figheadh Yarnworks (Jen Hagan Designs), Just One More Row, Sivia Harding, Heritage Fiber Arts, Two Old Bags, Deby Lake, JoLene Treace, Naturespeak Knits, Keep It Simple, Knitting Pure and Simple, C2 Knits, Lisa Ellis Designs, Momogus Knits, Plymouth, Universal, and more.

More from Dog House Yarns
      We are conveniently located in Culpeper, Virginia just minutes from the southernmost exit (Rt. 29 business) or from Rt. 3 or Rt. 15.  You can reach us in an hour or less from Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Front Royal, Sperryville, Warrenton, Harrisonburg, or much of Northern Virginia, and in about 90 minutes from Richmond or Washington, D. C.  Visit our directions page for help finding us from any area.
      If you're new to our area, we can also help you with lunch recommendations and tell you how to find other unique local shops.  There's more information about what you can see and do in and near Culpeper on our About Culpeper page.

      Our classroom is large, comfortable and separate from the sales area.   Unfortunately, due to the owner's illness, we are not offering classes or special events at the current time.
      We look forward to meeting you so please stop by to see us whenever you're in or near Culpeper.  A visit to our shop and a stop for lunch and shopping in the nearby historic district makes a nice outing.

Dog House Yarns classroom
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