Yarn Adventures: Ewe-Baa Street Yarns in Redding, CA

I try to visit local yarn stores when I travel, and I often have trouble finding out much about them before I plan my trip. I thought I’d contribute back to the community by sharing some of the great stores I’ve been able to go to!

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I took a short trip to Redding, CA, for Presidents’ Day weekend, and I was finally able to go to the local yarn store, Ewe-Baa Street Yarns. I always enjoy going to yarn stores when I travel, but I was particularly happy to have been able to visit this one. Although it was in a fairly empty part of town, the store was big, welcoming, and full of people.

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The shop had tons of space for sitting around to knit as well as space for spinning and weaving.

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In addition to having one of the biggest selections of Shibui I’d ever seen…

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And a colorful display of buttons…

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They also had a bunch of smaller name boutique and specialty yarns. I ended up getting 3 skeins of this beautifully hand-dyed yarn from Hanalei in Kauai, Hawaii. Ewe-Baa is one of only 4 retailers of Hanalei (including the location in Kauai, Hanalei Strings, which looks like a super awesome store that I now want to visit!). The yarn I got is 80%/20% Superwash Merino/Silk in variegated Pele. The colors are so rich! I can’t wait to use it!

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What should I make with it? I’m thinking a simple pullover. It could be my first real sweater!

One thought on “Yarn Adventures: Ewe-Baa Street Yarns in Redding, CA

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