200 Quebec St # 500101
Denver, CO 80230-7150
This specialty shop caters to those in need of yarn for all their crafting needs. It even offers a “Color of the Month” special where yarn in that color is 10 percent off. You can also sign up for knitting classes and the Mystery Knit-Along, where you get part of a pattern every week until it’s finished.
Showers of Flowers
6900 West Colfax Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80214-5371
Showers of Flowers bills itself as the world’s largest yarn shop and it certainly has plenty on hand to back up the claim. The store also offers classes. You can get lessons on crocheting and knitting for beginners or if you run into a hard project, you can get some help from experts. The website has compiled a list of free on-line patterns.
Meininger Art Supplies
Denver, CO 80203
If your craft involves paint or ink, paper or brushes, Meininger’s is like a little slice of heaven. The store has more than 80,000 items in stock, covering needs from supplies for kids to the most professional painter. It also offers a wide variety of drawing supplies and instructional books. And if you’re in need of a gift for the person who has everything, it’s selection of journals and home decor could be just what you need.
Guiry’s Color Source
Whether it’s oils, acrylics or watercolors, pastels or charcoals, Guiry’s offers all the colors of the rainbow. And if you’re “canvas” is a little larger, you’ll also find great supplies for projects around the house. No matter what size brush you need, you’ll find it at Guiry’s.