907.224.5648 aflyinskein@gmail.com

A Yarn Shop in Seward, Alaska.

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Products

 

Below is a list of the companies whose products we carry. Keep in mind that while we may carry a company’s product, we do not necessarily carry every product, or every color of product from each company. If you are interested in something, please contact us to see if we have what you are looking for.

Yarn & Thread

Arctic Qiviut
Arctic Desire

Cascade

  • 128 Superwash
  • 220
  • 220 Superwash
  • 220 Handpaint
  • 220 Sport

Alpaca Lace
Eco Wool
Fixation
Heritage Silk
Heritage Silk Handpaint
Ultra Pima Cotton

Coats & Clark
#10 Crochet Thread

DMC
Cotton Floss
Variations Floss
Rayon Floss
Metallic Floss
Glow-in-the-dark Floss

Elsebeth Lavold
Silky Wool

Handy Hands
#20 Thread

James Brett
Marble Chunky

Malabrigo
Mora
Nube
Sock

Mirasol
Ushya

Plymouth
Baby Alpaca Grande
Boku
Eros II
Encore

  • Baby Beenz
  • Coffee Beenz
  • Jelli Beenz
  • Colorspun
  • Dynamo
  • Mega
  • Tweed
  • Worsted

Galway
Gold Rush
Kid Gloss
KnitCol
Linen Concerto
Mushishi
Revel
Taria Tweed
Toria
Toybox Collection

  •     Candy
  •     Rainbow

Prism
Foxy Cowl Kits
Galaxy Capelet Kits

Rozetti
Wicked Fur

Sheep Shades
Hand-dyed yarn in Seward, Alaska

Sugar n’ Cream

Universal
Bamboo Bloom
Bamboo Bloom Handpaints
Bella Chenille
Chic Fleece
Classic Shades
Classic Shades Big Time
Classic Worsted Tapestry
Little Bird
Uptown Worsted Stripes

Windy Valley Muskox
Luxury Blend Qiviut

Wichelt
Aida Cloth

Wisdom
Angora Lace
Poems Puzzle
Poems Silk
Poems Sock
Sakie Bamboo

Stitcheries, Fabric & Floss
STITCHERIES

Blaine Billman

Stitchery - Spirit of the Orca

See More Blaine Billman

Octavio Ocampo

Stitchery - Mouth of the Flower

See More Octavio Ocampo

 

Sue Coleman

Stitchery - Raven

See More Sue Coleman

FABRIC & FLOSS

Aida 14ct

Charles Craft

  • Black
  • Ivory
  • Platinum

Wichelt

  • Bone
  • Ecru
  • Fawn
  • Sage/Summer
  • Taupe Stone
  • White
  • X-mas Green

Belfast Linen 32ct

  • Antique White
  • Black
  • Blue Spruce
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Ice Blue

Perforated Paper 14ct

  • Anniversary Gold
  • Antique Brown
  • Buttercream
  • Ecru
  • Midnight Black
  • White

Plastic Canvas

  • 7ct
  • 10ct

Floss

DMC

  • Glow in the Dark
  • Metallic
  • Rayon
  • Solid
  • Tone on Tone
  • Variations
Notions, Hooks & Needles

Addi
Circular Knitting Needles
Interchangeable Sets

  • Bamboo
  • Lace
  • Turbo

Interchangeable Accessories

 

  • Cables
  • Heart Stoppers
  • Tips
    • Bamboo
    • Lace
    • Turbo

Sock Rockets

Beadalon
Collapsible Eye Beading Needles
Nymo Thread

  • White
  • Black
  • Silver
  • Champagne

BeadSmith
Kumhimo Braid

Boye
Cable Needles
Crochet Hooks

  • Double Ended
  • Tunisian

DPNs
DPN Protectors
Embroidery Needles
Garment Labels

  • Knit
  • Crochet

Knitting Needles
Loom Sets

  • Long
  • Round

Pattern Keeper
T-pins
Yarn-on-the-Go Bags

Circular Solutions
Circular Needle Caddy

Clover
Circular Stitch Holder
Felting Supplies

  • Felting Mat
  • Felting Mat Cleaner
  • Felting Needles
  • Felting Tool
  • Pen Felter
  • Single Needle Felting Tool

Flower Loom
Needles
Open-sided Thimble
Pom Pom Makers
Self-threading Needles
Stitch Counters
Stitch Markers

  • Locking
  • Locking with clip
  • Soft
  • Triangle

Tatting Shuttles
Thimbles
Wonder Knitter

Colonial
Blue-grip Felting Needles
Triangular Felting Needles

Crystal Palace
Circular Bamboo Knitting Needles

Darice
Beading Looms
Spin Bead Jr

DMC
Beading Needles
Bobbin Winder
Scissors
Stitch Bow Products

Dritz
Folding Scissors

FA Edmunds
Floor Stands
Stitchery Frames

Fish Lips & Bird Teeth Studio
Polymer Products
Buttons
Crochet Hooks

Fiskars
Scissors

Fix-a-Stitch

Havels
Scissors

Hiya Hiya
Crochet Hook Set
Interchangeable Sets

  • 4″ Sharp
  • Bamboo

Interchangeable Accessories

  • Cables
  • Connectors
  • Panda Stopper
  • Single Point Adapters
  • Tip Adapters

Stitch Markers
Snips

  • Puppy
  • Kitty

Yarn Needles

Lacis
Darning Egg
Nostepinne
Picot Gauge
Tatting Needles

Loran
Magnetic Board
Stitchery Stand
Line Magnifier

Mighty Bright
AC Adapter
Lights

Mill Hill
Beads
Stitchery Kits

Pearls
Circular Knitting Needles
DPN’s

Q-Snap
Stitchery Frames

Scrap-Ma-Bob
Drink/Trash Caddy
Tool Caddy (attaches to Drink/Trash Caddy)

Susan Bates
Broomstick Lace Pins
Cable Needles
Comfort Cushions
Crochet Hooks

  • Circular
  • Tunisian

Hairpin Lace Looms
Handi Tool
Stitch Counters
Stitch Markers

Tandy
Leather Needles

  • Curved
  • “S”

& more…

Highlighter Tape
Jewelry
Local Artist Products
Notecards
Silicon Thimbles
Wooly Mammoth Beads
Wooly Mammoth Earrings

Buttons

Blumenthal
Buttons, Etc.
Dill
Fish Lips & Bird Teeth Studio

Beading

Darice
DMC
Leatherworks
Mill Hill
Tandy

Bags

Hiya Hiya
Knitterella
Walker

Books

Annies
House of White Birches
Martingale
Nomad Press
Sixth & Spring
XRX

Patterns

Fiber Trends
Once in a Bloomoon
Plymouth
Prism
RBQ Designs
Stitch Diva

Orders & Shipping

Orders

We are happy to take orders by email, or over the phone @ 907.224.5648.

If ordering by email, please include:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone
  • Email

DO NOT put your credit card in the email – we will call you when we have it all together and know what the shipping is going to be.

Shipping

We will ship anywhere and we only charge exact shipping.

Store Hours

 

Summer Hours

Beginning May 1st

Sunday: 12pm-5pm
Monday: 11am-6pm
Tuesday: 11am-6pm
Wednesday: 11am-6pm
Thursday: 11am-8pm
Friday:11am-6pm
Saturday:11am-6pm

Winter Hours

Beginning October 1st

Sunday: 12pm-5pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 1:30pm-6pm
Thursday: 1:30pm-8pm
Friday: 1:30pm-6pm
Saturday: 11am-6pm

Find Us

 

A Flyin’ Skein
223 Fourth Avenue Seward, AK 99664

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Classes

Knitting 101 – $15 – 2 hours 
Learn the basics – knit & purl
 
Crochet 101 – $15 – 2 hours
Learn the basics – chain, single, half-double, double, triple crochet
 
Two-at-a-Time Socks – $45 – 3 classes
Knit 2 socks from the toe up on one long needle
 
Classes are by appointment. While there are only a few classes listed here, we can & will teach most anything! Let me know what you want to learn and we’ll set up.

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About

 

A Flyin’ Skein is a yarn shop in Seward, AK owned by Cindy Clark. Affectionately known as “The Yarn Lady” in her hometown of Seward, Cindy Clark enjoys building relationships with folks who visit her store, which she opened in August 2007. Cindy is passionate about teaching and encouraging others to discover hidden skills. Her talent began at age 9 when she learned to crochet. At 14, she taught herself to knit. In the years that followed, Cindy added to her repertoire: hairpin lace, broomstick lace, macrame’, counted cross stitch, quilting and spinning. She continues to build her talents in Tunisian crochet, Brioche knitting, Fair Isle knitting, tatting, weaving and having acquired a Circular Sock Knitting machine, is working to master it. Her background as an electro-mechanical engineering technician equips her with an ability to see knitting 3-dimensionally. But, most importantly, Cindy finds true blessings in the kinship with fellow crafters.

News

6 days ago

A Flyin' Skein

All attired in a beautiful Easter sweater!! ... See MoreSee Less

All attired in a beautiful Easter sweater!!

Comment on Facebook

He's so cute!

6 days ago

A Flyin' Skein

Happy First Day of Spring!!
What is on your needles?
I'm finishing a bunny for Easter...
A face and sweater are all that's left, after making sure the ears are secure.
From Easter Knits by Arne & Carlos
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Happy First Day of Spring!!
What is on your needles?
Im finishing a bunny for Easter...
A face and sweater are all thats left, after making sure the ears are secure. 
From Easter Knits by Arne & Carlos

1 week ago

A Flyin' Skein

We will be open tomorrow!!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

A Flyin' Skein

Pushing it out another day...

Hoping for Friday.

Thank you for your patience.
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2 weeks ago

A Flyin' Skein

Uodate on re-opening...

We are having to push it out another day and possibly another, but I'll keep you posted.

Right now we are hoping to re-open on the 16th.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.
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Comment on Facebook

What goes on?

3 weeks ago

A Flyin' Skein

Dear Lovely Crafters,
Due to mechanical issues we will be closed this week Wednesday March 8th through Tuesday March 14th.
We are VERY sorry for this inconvenience.
If you are in dire need of something, call 224-5648, I'll forward the phone to my cell and see if I can help you out.
We plan to resume normal business hours Wednesday March 15th.
Knit 'til Nine is cancelled this week as well and will resume on Thursday March 16th.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
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Comment on Facebook

Uh oh

Hmmmm....good timing. I'll try not to take this personally:)

Please don't...😳. Strictly a coincidence.

1 month ago

A Flyin' Skein

Hoping to get her wings on this weekend. 😇 ... See MoreSee Less

Hoping to get her wings on this weekend. 😇

1 month ago

A Flyin' Skein

I've even made a nice path so you can get to the store...😇 ... See MoreSee Less

Ive even made a nice path so you can get to the store...😇

Comment on Facebook

Stop teasing me!! 😢 lol

Geez!

Irene

1 month ago

A Flyin' Skein

I don't know about anyone else. But I needed a warm, bright and colorful place to be today.

I am here in the store. The teapot is on the fireplace is going and we're having a 10% Snow Sale. (Consigned goods not included)

Bring a project and hangout - cabin fever can be a terrible thing.
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Comment on Facebook

I'll be right there! Not. Sounds like a wonderful way to spend the day, however.

I'll try to make it in 👍

Wish I could wiggle my nose and be there! Love the fireplace:) soon as this snow melts my car will be heading south to your store:)

1 month ago

A Flyin' Skein

Going to go out and drive around town, check out the roads. Right now it is not snowing 💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻(happy dance). ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Hay how was it?

The side roads are yucky. 3rd Ave is nicely cleared and the downtown Business area is clear too.

Contact Us

 

Contact Info

A Flyin’ Skein
223 Fourth Avenue,
Seward, AK 99664
907.224.KNIT (5648)
aflyinskein@gmail.com

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