It may not feel like it yet, but Spring is nearly here! Time to start crafting for the new season. Whether you knit or crochet or wind it into pretty little egg shaped balls, now's the time to save money on yarn!
Many of these sales only last through the weekend, so be sure to click on the name of the store for current prices if you’re shopping next week! Make sure too that you know your craft store policies – many take competitor’s coupons, and this can really pay off!
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On the site, enter your zip code to get the coupons for the store closest to you. This week I got a coupon for 40% off one regularly priced item, good through February 23rd. Be sure to check your receipts – there are usually coupons printed at the bottom. Michaels has a mobile app with coupons as well, so be sure to download that if you can. Sign up for the email newsletter, and Like Michaels on Facebook for more coupon opportunities.
This week the yarn sale includes Homespun and Wool Ease Thick & Quick at 2 for $10; Vanna's Choice, Vanna's Choice Baby, Caron Simply Soft, Loops & Threads Impeccable and Charisma, all 2 for $6; Loops & Threads Country Loom and Cozy Wool, Sashay and Loops & Threads Flaunt, all 2 for $8; and Starbella 2 for $12.
The latest flyer features a coupon for 40% off any one regular-priced item good through February 23rd. An additional coupon is good for 50% off starting on the 17th. There are also usually flyers inside the front door of the store, so always check the basket on your way in.
To get another Jo-Ann coupon, click the logo above, and at the bottom of the page under Shop, click on Store locator. Enter your zip code (if it doesn’t already show your nearest store). When you get the results, click on “More Store Information” and a link to a coupon will pop up. On the website there is a coupon for 50% off any one item that expires February 23rd, and an online only coupon code for free shipping with a $50 purchase, good through the 23rd as well, so check again next week to see the new coupons there. Online you can get also 40% Off the Regular Price of One Item at Joann.com ( Code:AE757 ) – which expires March 16th. Be sure to sign up for the emails, their mailing list, text alerts, get the app, and Like Jo-Ann Fabrics on Facebook for even more deals.
Current in store sales include Lion Brand Homespun and Wool-Ease, Jiffy, Lily Sugar’n Cream, All Sensations yarns, Bernat Baby yarns, Deborah Norville Collection yarns, and Deborah Norville Collection Chunky Sequin and Cuddle Fleece. If you’re shopping online, be sure to check out all the Sales & Promotions on Joann.com!
Hobby Lobby has the usual printable coupon for 40% off any regularly priced item. There are an iPhone app and a new Android app that include the same 40% off coupon and ad info, and also have a feature that let you check gift card balances. You can now get the same savings on your non-Apple/Android smart phones by visiting m.hobbylobby.com and showing the cashier the coupon on your phone.
I Love This Yarn and Coats Classic Crochet Thread are on sale through February 23rd.
Craftsy currently ships to the USA and Canada only, but they should have International shipping options… “soon.” If you are in the US or Canada, they’ve got free shipping for orders over $100. They also offer online crochet classes.
There are over 70 yarns on sale at Craftsy right now! The most popular ones on sale this week include Regia 4-Fadig, Schulana Cambada, Debbie Macomber Cashmere, Regia Lace, Koigu Silk Swan, and Schulana Cortina. There's also some Lorna's Laces on sale, which is really delicious! This is a great way to try those yarns you could normally only get at a local yarn store or snag a big bag of multiples for a great deal!
The current best choice I know of for international shipping – please let me know if you know of others! Get on their email list for notifications when they update their sales.
Now through February 28th Sundance Tie-Dye Frill is the only yarn on sale on the Yarn page, and the Hot Buys page features just six options: Herrschners Sugar'n Spice, Bernat Baby, Bernat Baby Sparkle, Herrschners Baby UltraFleece, Beads, and Fuzzy Wuzzy.
Enter your zip code to get the coupons for the store closest to you. I got a coupon for 40% off any regularly priced item, good through February 23rd. They’ve also started offering a Rewards Card, where you can earn money on every dollar spent, and this week there's a coupon for 500 bonus point when you spend $25 or more.
Sales at ACMoore this weekend include all Red Heart Baby Yarns for $2.99, and Vanna's Choice, Vanna's Choice Baby, Caron Simply Soft, Light, Paints, and Eco, and Red Heart Super Saver and Bernat Super Value all for 2 for $5!
Shopping online? Another great alternative to the above include Smiley’s Yarns (thanks for the recommendation Portia)! Do you have another recommendations?
Did you score a great deal on yarn and want to brag? What are your best tips and tricks to save money on yarn? Are there other stores you’d like to see covered in the roundup? Please share in the comments, and share this roundup with all your crafty friends – there’s plenty of savings to go around!