Current Issue

Current Issue

October 2019

In Every Issue

  • Editor’s Letter
  • Market Report
  • Book Reviews
  • Yarn Forward: Alluring Alpacas: Irresistibly silky yarns from the cutest camelid. By Renee Lorion
  • CYC
  • Yarn Group
  • AFCI
  • Smart Stocking • Fear of Flying. A moth infestation can spell disaster for your shop, here’s how to keep things from becoming a crisis. By Daryl Brower
  • Smart Online • Storytelling. Both Instagram and Facebook are pushing their “Stories” features. Are they different on the two platforms? By Mary McGurn
  • Smart Marketing • Poppin’ Fresh. Hosting in-store pop-ups can help you capitalize on a trend and make sales. By Claire Lui
  • Smart Merchandising • Counter Intelligence. The cash wrap is the last place paying customers visit before leaving your store. Be smart about how you are using yours. By Daryl Brower
  • Retail Profile: Forever Yarn, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. By Maryam Siddiqi
  • Company Profile: Sandnes Garn. By Maryam Siddiqi
  • The Masters: Karin Skacel, Skacel


Weaving. Looking back at the last fifty years. By Jane Patrick, Deb Gerish, and Benjamin Krudwig

On the Cover

Plymouth Yarn’s Anne comes in 56 colors and is sure to spark lots of great ideas for garments, accessories and more.

Photograph by Marcus Tullis