Attention Yarn Lovers: Indulge your passion for yarn AND enjoy Northern Michigan’s spectacular fall colors on the weekend of Friday September 26 through Sunday September 28, for the Traverse Area Yarn Shop Hop. During the Traverse City Area Yarn Hop Shop, eight​ different yarn shops around the Traverse City area will highlight unique yarns and patterns, offer discounts,  refreshments and ideas for handmade holiday gifts.  Don’t knit or crochet? You’ll want to check out the boutique assortment of handmade sweaters, hats, coats, scarves, boot cuffs and more at these specialty shops.

Here’s how the Traverse Area Yarn Shop Hop works: ​

Purchase​ a $5 passport ​(available at any of the participating yarn shops) and get an exclusive logo tote bag available Wednesday, September 24th, while supplies last. Stamp your passport at all ​eight ​shops and you’ll be eligible to win one of three Grand Prize Baskets, which each include a $20 gift certificate to all eight shops and several other exclusive prizes. All yarn shops will be open from ​10 am to ​7​ p.m. on Friday, ​September​ 2​6 th,​ 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday,  ​September​ 27​th​ and 12 noon to 4 pm on Sunday, September 28th​.

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Here’s a sneak peek of some of the deals offered on the Traverse City Area Yarn Hop Shop:

The Yarn Market,  244 S Benzie Blvd., Beulah, 231.882.4640,

Offering: 15% off of all Noro, plus a gift with any purchase of $35 or greater.

Plover Dunes, 6394 Western Ave., Glen Arbor, (Leelanau County)  231.835.2067, Facebook/PloverDunesGlenArbor

Offering: 20% off Blue Sky Alpacas and Spud & Chloe yarns; free gifts with a $35 purchase and a Spud and Chloe knit kit with a purchase of over $100 (while supplies last).

The Yarn Shop, 5873 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor, (Leelanau County) 231.334.3805, Facebook – the yarn shop-Glen Arbor

Offering: Up to 25% off  throughout the store–kits, Berroco, Plymouth, Madelintosh (free knitting lessons!)

Wool & Honey, 9031 S. Kasson St., Cedar, 231.228.2800,

Offering: 10% off all Quince & Co. yarn

Thistledown Shoppe, 419 St. Joseph St., Suttons Bay, (Leelanau County)  231.271.9276,

Offering: 25% off all kits and Madelinetosh yarn

Yarn Quest, 819 S Garfield, Traverse City, 231.929.4277,

Offering: 10-20% off select yarns

Lost Art, 741 Woodmere, Traverse City, 231.941.1263, Facebook; Lost Art Yarn Shoppe

Offering: Rowan Fine Art Aran will be discounted

The Warm Fuzzy, 9059 Helena Rd., Alden, 231.334.4000,

Offering:  20% off all blue yarn–in honor of the exquisite blue of nearby Torch Lake!

 Join in the spirit of community by visiting all of these specialty shops.  Who knows what you’ll find—or win!

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