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Top Spots For Knitting In Las Vegas

January 21, 2013 5:00 AM

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Winter is one of the best seasons for crafty folks. While many people like to buy new materials, there are others who prefer customization by making things themselves. One of the most popular and interesting ways to create unique items is by knitting. From clothing to décor accessories, the creative possibilities are almost endless for those who decide to knit. Whether you are a newbie or an expert, these are among the best places for knitters in the city.  

Wooly Wonders
3421 E. Tropicana Ave., Suite H
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(702) 547-1661
www.woolywonders.com

Wooly Wonders is known for both its knitting supplies and sharing of its expertise. New knitters can attend sessions that are scheduled throughout the week to learn valuable techniques. It is also a great place to network with others who enjoy to knit. The selection of patterns and books are quite impressive, but what keeps most people coming back is the comfortable atmosphere, filled with encouraging and friendly supporters that share common interests and a love of knitting.

Sin City Knit Shop
2185 E. Windmill Lane, Suite 500
Las Vegas, NV 89123
(702) 641-0210
www.sincityknitshop.com

Sin City Knit Shop is a trendy shop that appeals to people of all ages and levels of interest as it sells a vast array of materials for those who love to knit and crochet. Visiting this shop is always a unique experience thanks to its open knitting or crocheting policy during operating hours. It doesn’t matter how long you have been practicing the craft because there are classes and personalized sessions offered for any level of skill and they are provided free of charge. This store also provides community support by hosting groups that knit for charity.

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Handmade In Vegas
www.handmadeinvegas.com

Handmade in Vegas sells materials that have been made by Las Vegas locals. The items can be found in various retail stores, but they can also be found online, at special events and sometimes in art galleries. Artistic support is the founding principle of this welcoming group. Some of the best knitters and other creatives can be found here, making it a great outlet for anyone interested in learning to perfect and understand the skill of knitting. An added benefit is the opportunity to profit for those who become part of this community, thanks to the diverse artistic sellers who have used their products to make a great name for the team.

Gail Knits
8450 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 838-7713
www.gailknits.com

Gail Knits takes pride in its large collection that allows enthusiasts to find just about any and every thing they need to make the most of their passion for knitting, along with classes and workshops. Convenience is given to those who cannot shop in the store through telephone, mail, email and fax orders. The store also sells exclusive in-house patterns that include various knit styles. These styles are made up of ponchos, tops and wraps for people who enjoy wearing unique statement pieces.

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Princella Talley is a freelance writer and photographer living in Las Vegas. Along with writing for
CBS Local, she currently writes for the print publication, The Guardian Express. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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