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Welcome to Yarn Asylum

Located in Clarksville, TN, we are pleased to be a sanctuary for the yarn addicted. Yarn Asylum stocks a wide variety of yarns, notions, needles, hooks, books and gifts for fiber enthusiasts. We also have classes and workshops geared for ALL levels of stitchers – beginner through advanced.
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When we were packing our car to come home from vacation, a passerby said: "Ah, bittersweet moment, eh?" That word comes back to me as a perfect description of my current mood.

So, it is with lots of "bitter sweetness" that I announce that after 6 years, I am closing Yarn Asylum. Sad, but so excited!

It was always our mission to provide Clarksville with quality yarn at good prices, but more importantly, to provide knitters, crocheters, weavers & spinners a safe/fun place to come together. I think we have been successful in our mission.

I will miss most the table where we have gathered - either one on one or in large groups - and we shared, we learned, we laughed and sometimes we cried. Some of my most favorite memories have taken place at our table.

The time has come to move on. To pursue some wonderful and exciting opportunities. I have been given an amazing opportunity to return to school and complete my degree while pursuing my passion for writing. Who knows? Maybe I will finally get that blog up and running!

I want to travel, spend more time with family, read a good book, learn, and maybe even knit for myself.

We don't have a firm "Last Day" yet. Our lease expires in October, so it will be before that. Stay tuned for information on our GOOBS (Going Out Of Business Sale).

Most importantly, THANK YOU to our loyal customers for supporting Yarn Asylum. It means everything to me. Small businesses NEED you!

To answer the #1 asked question:
Our lease expires at the end of October. That is the latest we will be open. We will close as soon as the stock is depleted.

We are approaching the final days of Yarn Asylum.

All merchandise is now **60%** off the regular price!

We still have quite a few beautiful samples left to sell. Those purchases are CASH ONLY and the discount does not apply.

In addition to a selection of yarn, needles, and books - we also have many display items (baskets, glassware, etc.) that are for sale. These are also CASH ONLY.

All sales are final and not valid with any other discount or coupon.

Many of you have stopped by to tell us that you feel sorry for us that we are closing. Please don't!! We are VERY excited about writing a brand new chapter in our lives. We have wonderful memories of great fun over the last 6 years and we hope you do too.

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- noun
  • (especially formerly) an institution for the maintenance and care of the mentally ill, orphans, or other persons requiring specialized assistance.
  • an inviolable refuge, as formerly for criminals and debtors; sanctuary:
  • International Law.
  • a refuge granted an alien by a sovereign state on its own territory.
  • temporary refuge granted political offenders, especially in a foreign embassy.
  • any secure retreat.

*Text highlighted by the Yarn Asylum Director

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