Somehow I buy yarn almost every week....but never have the yarn I need for that new project I just can't wait to make! If you're like me, you don't have to blow your whole paycheck on yarn - use this roundup of the weekly deals and coupons at the craft stores to save money and time this weekend!
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 coupons for $5 off every $25 spent and 40% off any regular price item.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 Loops & Threads Pom-Pom and Bunny Tail for $1.99; Caron Simply Soft, Lion Brand Vanna's Choice, Loops & Threads Impeccable and Charisma for $2.79; Loops & Threads Flaunt and Sashay $3.90; Starbella $5.99; Lion Brand Nature's Choice 2 for $12; and Patons Stretch Socks and Loops & Threads Dewdrops 2 for $8.
Inside the current flyer you'll see it's Coupon Commotion through the 9th, with a whole bunch of 40% off coupons good this week. The flyer for next week also has a 40% coupon good immediately! 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 are four separate coupons for 50% off any one item that are good through March 9th, and an online only coupon code for free shipping with a $50 purchase, good through the March 9th as well. 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 Caron Simply Soft $2.79, Patons Classic Wool 2 for $9; Lily Sugar'n Cream $2.49 (cones $10.99); Caron One Pound $5.99; Red Heart Super Saver $2.79; Sensations Rainbow Boucle, Classic, and Lion Brand Pound of Love $7.99; Lion Brand Vanna's Choice $2.79; and 30% off Knitting and Crochet Books. 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.
On sale through March 9th, you'll find I Love This Cotton for $2.66 and Yarnology Knit and Crochet Tools and Notions 25% off.
Craftsy currently ships to the USA and Canada only, but they promise to resume 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 50 yarns on sale at Craftsy right now! The most popular ones on sale this week include Cascade Cash Vero DK, Crystal Palace Taos, Cascade 220, Koigu Silk Swan, Kollage Temptation, and Cascade Alpaca Lace. There's some Malabrigo too! 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. Herrschners has gone back to Thursday through Wednesday sales, so we're back in the saddle!
On sale at Herrschners through March 13th, you'll find Scarf Yarn Favorites on the Yarn Sale Page: Red Heart Boutique Magical for $8.99; Red Heart Boutique Chic for $6.49; Red Heart Boutique Treasure and Midnight for $5.99; Universal Spectra Duet, Tundra, Flora, Tundra Glitz, and Red Heart Curly Q and Boutique Fur Sure, all for $4.99; Red Heart Boutique Ribbons for $4.49; Red Heart Boutique Swirl, Lion Brand Vanna's Sequins, and Premier Merry all for $3.99; and Department 71 Furrish for $2.99.
Hiding out over on the Hot Buys page you'll find Lion Brand Homespun for $5.79, and Wool-Ease Thick & Quick and Homespun Thick for $7.99.
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 March 9th. They’ve also started offering a Rewards Card, where you can earn money on every dollar spent.
The flyer at ACMoore for this weekend promises over 100 yarns on sale! At $2.45 there's Lion Brand Fun Fur, Vanna's Glamour, Caron Simply Soft, Eco, Paints and Party, and Red Heart Sashay, Soft, and Ribbons.
Shopping online? Another great alternative to the above include Smiley’s Yarns (thanks for the recommendation Portia)! And if you get the chance, don't forget to shop at your local yarn stores - small businesses need our support too!
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!