Celebrating Local Yarn Store Day
As a knitter, crocheter, or fiber enthusiast, you are probably familiar with Local Yarn Store (LYS) Day – a day dedicated to celebrating the small businesses that make up the backbone of the fiber arts community. LYS Day is an annual event that takes place on the last Saturday of April, and it is an opportunity to show support for your local yarn store and the people who work there. In this blog post, we'll explore what LYS Day is all about, why it's important to participate, and how you can get involved.
Connecting with the Community
LYS Day is more than just a chance to score some great deals on yarn and notions. It's an opportunity to connect with your local fiber arts community and show your support for the people who make it possible. Local yarn stores are more than just retail spaces – they are gathering places for knitters, crocheters, weavers, and spinners of all skill levels. We offer classes, workshops, and events that bring people together and build lasting friendships. By participating in LYS Day, you are helping to ensure that these businesses continue to thrive and that the fiber arts community remains strong.
Supporting Small Businesses
Small businesses are the lifeblood of any community, and local yarn stores are no exception. They provide jobs, boost the local economy, and offer a unique shopping experience that you can't find at big-box stores. When you shop at your local yarn store, you are supporting a small business owner who is passionate about the fiber arts and dedicated to providing you with the best products and services possible. By participating in LYS Day, you are showing your support for these businesses and helping to ensure that they can continue to serve the community for years to come.
Local Yarn Store Day is a day to celebrate the small businesses that make up the fiber arts community. By participating in LYS Day, you are showing your support for these businesses and helping to ensure that the fiber arts community remains strong. So mark your calendar for the last Saturday in April (this is also Festival of the Maples Day in Perth!) and head to your local yarn store to discover new products and techniques, connect with the community, and support a small business owner who is passionate about the fiber arts.