I love buying yarn! So many possibilities, so many projects. If you love yarn too, 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!
Save money this week at…
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 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.
Today kicks off their big 3 Day Yarn Event! This 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; One Pound, Pound of Love, and Impeccable Big for $5.99; and Starbella for $5.99. There are also lots of yarns on Clearance, up to 50% off, with the promise of new yarns coming in June!
On the back of the current flyer there’s a coupon for 40% off and one regular-priced item. Inside there’s also a 40% off coupon for and one regular-priced Martha Stewart Crafts item – I’m not sure if that includes the Martha Stewart yarns or not. 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 40% off any one item that is good through March 16th, and an online only coupon code for free shipping with a $50 purchase, good through March 16th as well. When shopping online you can get also 40% Off the Regular Price of One Item at Joann.com ( Code:AE757 ) – which expires March 16th too. 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 Red Heart Super Saver and Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice for $2.79; Pound of Love, Sensations Rainbow Boucle, and Rainbow Classic Yarn for $7.49; and Starbella, Starbella Flash, Red Heart Sashay, all Sensations yarns, and Patons Pirouette are all 25% off. 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 Yarn for $3.66 and Coats Classic Crochet Thread for $2.22.
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, at up to 65% off! The most popular ones on sale this week include Cascade Cash Vero Aran, Crystal Palace Taos, Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock, Cascade Heritage Silk Paints, Malabrigo Rastita, and Manos del Uruguay Wool Clasica. 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.
On sale at Herrschners through March 20th, it’s “Big One Sale Yarns”! There are way too many yarns on sale to list them all, but some of the highlights include Red Heart Moon & Stars, Herrschners HC Platinum Collection Lambswool, and Sundance Shaggy Pom for $0.99; Herrschners Baby Sparkle, Red Heart Chunky, and Department 71 Twizzle for $1.49; Herrschners HC Platinum Collection Merino Wool and Angora Wool, Martha Stewart Crafts Glitter Eyelash and Mambo, Bernat Colorama and Sequin, Patons Melody, Bernat Icicle Holidays, and Red Heart Artesano for $1.99; Red Heart Smoothie and Boutique Swirl for $2.49; Red Heart Super Saver Economy Size for $2.99; Red Heart Doodle, Lion Brand Silky Twist, and Red Heart Boutique Twist for $3.99; Herrschners Sock yarns for $4.99; and Red Heart Super Saver Jumbo for $6.99.
Hiding out over on the Hot Buys page you’ll find Red Heart Designer Sport for just $0.99 and TLC Baby for $1.99, among a few others.
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 16th. They’ve also started offering a Rewards Card, where you can earn money on every dollar spent.
The flyer at ACMoore for this weekend lists Red Heart Super Saver 2 for $5; Pound of Love and Bernat Baby Big Ball (great for the One Hour Bunny Hat!) for $5.99; and Red Heart Boutique Midnight, Treasure, and Unforgettable for $3.99.
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!