Can you believe it's almost April already!? The year is flying by, and with any luck the projects are flying off your hooks and needles. Soon it'll be time to start planning what to make for holiday gifts! Eek! Is your stash ready? If not, 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 a 40% coupon for any one regular priced item. Be sure to check your receipts – there are usually coupons printed at the bottom. Michaels has a mobile app with available 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.
The current sale includes Loops & Threads Pom-Pom and Bunny Tail for $1.99; and Caron Simply Soft, Lion Brand Vanna's Choice, and Loops & Threads Charisma and Impeccable for $2.49. There may be some clearance left as well, as they've promised new yarns coming in June!
On the back of the current flyer there's a coupon for 40% off any one regular-priced item good through April 13th. Inside there's also a 50% off coupon for any one regular-priced item that's good today through March 30th! 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 more coupons, but they change quickly so check there before you shop. 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.
This weekend only, all Ruffle yarns, including Sashay, Starbella, and Pirouette, are 25% off. On sale all week there is Caron Simple Soft for $2.99; Lion Brand Homespun for $4.99; Caron One Pound for $6.99; and all Bernat and all Sensations yarns are 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 30th, you'll find I Love This Cotton for $2.66 and Yarnology Knit and Crochet Tools and Notions for 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 abour 50 yarns on sale at Craftsy right now, at up to 65% off! The most popular ones on sale this week include Crystal Palace Bunny Hop, Crystal Palace Taos, Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky, Fiesta Yarns Starburst Rayon Boucle, Malabrigo Rastita, and Cascade Alpaca Lace. 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 the Yarn Sale page at Herrschners through April 3rd, it's "Hop Into Savings Yarns!" Sales include Herrschners Easter Yarn for $0.99; Sundance Speckled Prints and Baby by Herrschners Baby Carnival for $1.99; Red Heart Super Saver Economy Size, Homestyle, and 5th Avenue Silken Effects Bamboo for $2.99; and Red Heart Boutique Sashay Metallic for $4.99.
Hiding out over on the Hot Buys page you'll find TLC Baby Amoré and Caron Naturally Caron Joy for $1.99, and Red Heart Boutique Filigree for $5.99.
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 28th, another for 25% off the total regular priced purchase good only on the 29th, and a third coupon for 55% off one regular priced item good only on the 30th! They’ve also started offering a Rewards Card, where you can earn money on every dollar spent.
The flyer at ACMoore for this weekend wouldn't load on my computer, but thanks to Dm's tip last week we know that all yarns are 25% off this week!
Shopping online? Another great alternative to the above is Smiley’s Yarns, as well as Knitpicks, and WEBS. Additionally, many manufacturers take orders directly. 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? Please share in the comments, and share this roundup with all your crafty friends – there’s plenty of savings to go around! If you do decide to shop online at Craftsy or JoAnn Fabrics, the links on their names above are affiliate links, and I'd love it if you went there through my links - it's an easy way save money and support Moogly at the same time!