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  • Why Natural Fiber Yarn?

    We support socially and environmentally responsible companies, indie yarn dyers, and individuals, prioritizing fair wages, education opportunities, and traditional fiber heritage. Brands like Sandnes Garn, Manos del Uruguay, Amano Yarns, and Rosa Pomar uphold these values.

  • WOOL YARN

  • COTTON YARN

  • ALPACA YARN

  • Tools
  • Making something with your hands takes time, and using tools that make each stitch comfortable, colorful, and enjoyable is just as important as the yarn you choose.

    We offer top-quality tools for knitting or crocheting, ensuring every stitch is a delight. Discover favorites like Lykke, Cocoknits, Chiaogoo, and Katrinkles.

  • KNITTING NEEDLES

  • CROCHET HOOKS

  • STITCH MARKERS

  • Patterns
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  • KITS

  • PATTERNS

  • FREE PATTERN LIBRARY

  • Classes
  • Upcoming knitting and crochet classes available. Click for details on each class.

    We offer one-on-one sessions and private lessons; schedule by emailing hello@apricotyarn.com or calling 619-223-3603.

    Get 30 minutes for $15 or 1 hour for $30.

  • LEARN TO KNIT (BEGINNERS)

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  • Laine Magazine

    Edition

    Ready for warm weather knitting? The Laine 21 Summer 2024 Issue, named Harvest Sun, is ready to be your guide on long sunny days from now until winter. Transport yourself to a summer day in the countryside and smell the wildflowers and bountiful gardens as you explore 11 knitting patterns and browse stunning photography and engaging articles. There are so many lovely details to enjoy and warm weather knitting projects to plan!

     Included in this Issue:

    • 148 pages
    • 11 Knitting patterns (both charts and written instructions provided): 4 sweaters, 2 cardigans, 2 sweaters, 2 shawls, and 1 pair of socks.
    • Interview with Kendall Ross (@id.knit.that), who has turned her knitting into a unique art form. Kendall's wearable art pieces draw inspiration from her experiences as a young American woman.
    • An article about the Irish knitting education initiative Wool in School, which is committed to increasing awareness of wool and teaching children to fall in love with knitting.
    • Jeanette Sloan's column Fibre Talk, where she chats with April Tang, the co-founder of Shangdrok, a Taiwanese/Tibetan company specializing in traditional hand-spun yarn and handmade felt.
    • Five Ways by Laine regular writer Päivi Kankaro, where we learn about the not-so-hidden power of colors and how to use them in our knitting projects.
    • Where I Knit: A regular piece that pictures people knitting in their favorite spot. In this issue, we meet Emilia Bergoglio, who knits in the part of a shrine near their home in Tokyo, Japan.
    • Seasonal recipes to inspire your summer cooking
    • Book Reviews

    Designers featured in this issue:

    Fiona Alice, Jenny Ansah, Audrey Borrego, Soraya Garcia, Kaori Katsurada, Irene Lin, Faïza Mebazaa, Paula Pereira, Julia Wilkens, and Griselda Zárate.

    Printed in Estonia. Print only. No digital download code available.

    Issue 20: Waterways, invites you to spend a day by the sea with us. The issue includes ten beautiful and unique knits perfect for the season: the kind that will keep you warm on the first spring days when you can’t get enough of the outdoors but still need that extra layer to keep you warm.

    Designers featured in this issue: Rebecca Clow, Lily Kate France, Eliza Hinkes, Susanna Kaartinen, Marzena Kołaczek, Marion Mursic, Joey Poh, Olga Putano, Qing Studio and Thea Vesterby.

    Issue 19: Get ready for our lovely winter issue! Laine 19, Kaolinite, celebrates the meditative nature of crafts. The beautiful, serene photos were taken in a ceramics studio, and the patterns offer a relaxing break from the everyday.

    Designers featured in this issue: Alexandra Atepaeva, Jennifer Brou, Maxim Cyr, Ronja Hakalehto, Helga Isager, Pauliina Leisti, Agata Mackiewicz, Yukie Onodera, Marie Régnier, Jacqueline van Dillen and Veera Välimäki.

     Issue 18: features eleven patterns by an international group of designers: Jenny Ansah, Marcela Chang, Melissa Clulow, Emma Ducher, Jenna Kostet, Ksenia Naidyon, Olga Putano, Tiia Reho, Anna Sjösvärd and Julia Wilkens.

    View all the patterns: here

    Issue 17: Designers featured in this issue: Julia Disini, Rastus Hsu, Elena Solier Jansà, Pauliina Leisti, Veronika Lindberg, Marie Régnier, Jacquline Rivera, Lene Tøsti, Maija Vasala, Pope Vergara and Thea Vesterby.
     
    Pattern previews are available on Ravelry.  


    Local pickup details

    Pickup available at Apricot Yarn & Supply*

    2690 Historic Decatur Rd., #101 
    San Diego, California, USA 92106
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    *Usually ready same day if ordered at least 1 hour before close.

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    Monday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm
    Sunday, 11am - 5pm


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    Carolyn King
    Great issue

    This issue of Laine had so many patterns I want to try. There was also a lot of information about where we stand as knitters in the world right now. Great issue.