Another week, another dollar, another skein of yarn! How's you yarn budget faring so far this year? Saving up for something special, or is it all yarn all the time? Either way, you can make that cash go further by using 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 coupon for 50% off any one regularly 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 features Lily Sugar'n Cream for only 97¢ - that's the lowest I've ever seen! They've also got Loops & Threads Bunny Tail, Impeccable and Pom-Pom for $1.99; Caron Simply Soft, and Loops & Threads Charisma and Impeccable Glitter for $2.29; and Starbella for $5.79.
On the back of the current flyer there's are two coupons for 40% off any one regular-priced item good through April 13th. And on the newest flyer there is an additional 40% off coupon, good through May 4th. Inside the flyer there's a section for the Daffodil Dash sale which includes a 50% off coupon that's good the 14th to the 18th, and an additional 50% off coupon for the 19th-20th. 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.
On sale through the 13th you'll find 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! For Daffodil Dash, from the 14th to the 20th, you can get Lion Brand Vanna's Choice and Vanna's Baby for $2.79, and Sequins and Glamour for $3.49. On sale for the 14th through May 4th you'll find 25% off Vanna's Choice Baby, Pound of Love, Babysoft, Softee Baby, Baby Blanket, Baby Clouds, Baby Coordinates, Jamie, Lovebug, Baby Jacquards, and Baby Sport; Red Hear Super Saver for $2.79; and Red Heart With Love for $3.99. Additionally, all knitting needles and crochet hooks 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 April 13th, you'll find Baby Bee Baby Yarns for $4.22 and Lion Brand Vanna's Choice for $3.33.
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 and knitting classes!
There are over 50 yarns on sale at Craftsy right now, up to 65%. The most popular ones on sale this week include Crystal Palace Taos, Cascade Heritage Paints, Cascade Baby Alpace Chunky, and Cascade Cash Vero Aran. It's the Lorna's Laces Honor Yarn that has me drooling though! 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.
Great for international shipping! Get on their email list for notifications when they update their sales.
On the Yarn Sale page at Herrschners through April 17th, it's "Hop Into Savings Yarns" once more. Sales include Herrschners 2-Ply Afghan Yarn and Northland Comfy Fleece for 99¢; Northland Rustic Wool Yarn for $1.29; Department 71 Sparkles, Lighthouse Cape Cod, Herrschners Sport, Department 71 Confetti, and Herrschners Baby Belle for $1.49; Herrschners Baby Boo, Red Heart Stitch Nation Washable Ewe, Stitch.Rock.Love Sheep(ish), Northland Cozy, Sundance Fiesta, Sundance Artessa, Sundance Tivoli, and Red Heart Boutique Swirl for $1.99; Martha Stewart Crafts Mambo for $2.99; Herrschners Solids Sock, Herrschners Tweeds Sock, Herrschners Stripes Sock, Herrschners Confetti Chenille, and Red Heart Boutique Fur Sure for $3.99; Universal Spectra Duet, Universal Tundra, Universal Flora, and Universal Tundra Glitz for $4.49; and Martha Stewart Crafts Lofty Wool Blend for $6.99. There are also a selection of knitting needles on sale for $3.97 to $4.97.
There are no yarns for sale on the Hot Buys page as of this writing.
Enter your zip code to get the coupons for the store closest to you. I got a coupon for 50% off on regular priced item, good through April 13th. They’ve also started offering a Rewards Card, where you can earn money on every dollar spent.
Advertised yarns this week include Red Heart Shimmer, Designer Sport, and Caron Simply Soft Party 2 for $5; Lily Sugar'n Cream 4 for $5; and Special Selection Fashion Yarn for $1.
Shopping online? Another great alternative to the above is Smiley’s Yarns, as well as Knitpicks, and WEBS. I've also heard lots of good buzz lately about Deramores, and they have both US and UK sites. 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!