New! The colors of the season are Queen Anne's Lace & Marilla


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  • Welcome! I'm Anne. I hand-dye yarn, make kits for knitters, and write words for the common good.

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  • Local pick-up in the San Francisco Bay Area


    Starting June 2024, you can pick up your Little Skein order at my own local yarn shop: The Royal Bee in Pacifica.

    If you live in California, you'll be shown the option to pick up at the Royal Bee at checkout, and there's no cost to choose this local pick-up.

    Here's how it works: When your order is ready, I drive it to The Royal Bee, chat with Kelley a bit, perhaps find some yarn for MY stash, and then send you a shipping notice. You pick up your order in Pacifica (1922 Palmetto Avenue, Pacifica, CA), anytime from Wednesday to Sunday, 11a to 5p.

    Simple and easy, exactly how things should be.