Around the Region

Feel free to contact us with information about your group/store/etc. if you're located in Virginia's New River Valley and you don't see it here.

There are many fiber craft opportunities in the New River Valley area.


Knits of the Round Table-- Meets the first Wednesday of every month from 6-8 p.m. at the Blacksburg Library. No Charge.

Knit & Chat-- Meets the third Sunday of every month at the Christiansburg Library from 2-5 p.m. Group has a large number of crocheters, too. No Charge.

Virginia Tech Knit and Crochet Club-- Meets on campus in Seitz 207 at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday nights. Check out their website for more info, or their page on Ravelry. $5 membership.

Kniche Knitters-- Meets the 2nd & 4th Mondays from 10 am - noon at the Luther Memorial Lutheran Church on the corner of Prices Fork and Toms Creek in the downstairs community room and the other Mondays they meet at the NRV Mall (same time).

Spunsters-- Spinning group-- checking to see if still active. website.

Mosaic Knit Night-- Every Wednesday night 6-8pm.


Mosaic-- Ravelry page has most current list of classes.
YMCA-- website


Mosaic-- Blacksburg. blog.
SewBiz-- Radford. website. Mostly a quilting store, but has notions, needles/hooks, and some yarns. Hosts Knitting Support group First Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:30 pm. No Charge.
The Yarn Shop-- Wytheville. website. Hosts Tea Time at Twilight, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays 5:30-7:30.
A Likely Yarn-- Abingdon. website. Hosts Chix with Sticks Thursdays, 5-7 p.m. No Charge.
Wooly Jumper-- Floyd. website.
Wyrd Sisters Yarn--Roanok. website.
Yarn Explosion--  Roanoke. website.
Schoolhouse Fabrics--Floyd. Has some yarn and knitting supplies, lots of fabric and sewing supplies.
Needle on the Square--3554 Electric Rd. Roanoke, VA 24018 (need to check to see if it is still in business)
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store-- Christiansburg. website.
Michael's-- Christiansburg location
Orchardside Yarn Shop--Raphine (5 miles west of I-81 exit 205). website.
The Needle Lady- Charlottesville. website. Also has needlework supplies.


Local Guru-- We're fortunate to have author and knitter extraordinaire Margaret Radcliffe in our area.
Back Country Alpacas-- Pearisburg, VA is home to an alpaca farm.  The farm is very welcoming to visitors & the owners love to share their experiences raising alpacas.  website.
Creekwater Cashmere-- Pembroke, VA. Goats and their cashmere. website