Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Bargain hunting yarn enthusiasts, take note.
Hey there local yarnsters, here's a friendly reminder: The ill-fated Tangled Skein's liquidation sale continues, with deals up to 50 percent across the entire store, according to The Hyattsville Wire. A Tangled Skein is located at the intersection of Gallatin Street and Baltimore Avenue in downtown Hyattsville, across the street from Franklin's Restaurant, Brewery and General Store.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
After six years in business, A Tangled Skein to begin liquidation sale this week.
In the face of an increasingly difficult retail environment, the owners of A Tangled Skein, the downtown Hyattsville boutique yarn shop, are closing up shop after six years in business. The store, co-owned by longtime friends Larry Paulson and Cheryl Hoffman, stocked a wide variety of yarns at a range of prices to cater to the Hyattsville region's legion of knitting and crochet enthusiasts. In an interview, both framed the decision to close the shop as one motivated by a desire to move on to a new stage in their careers. But Paulson, who did much of the accounting for the business, admitted that competition from internet and big-box retailers was dragging down the bottom line. "When we opened up, the closest yarn stores were in Columbia …
Monday, December 12, 2011
An uncommon selection of yarns and the comfortable atmosphere at A Tangled Skein attract male and female knitters of all ages.
The building at the corner of Gallatin Street and Baltimore Avenue in Hyattsville is less than inspiring. The bland beige concrete exterior has no signs or flashing lights, and passersby may barely notice it compared to the eye-catching Franklin’s Restaurant, Brewery & General Store across the street. Little do they know, just up the steps in Suite 101 there is a haven of hues. The knitting supply store, A Tangled Skein, has been splashing color into the lives of Hyattsville residents for nearly five years. The shop offers knitting classes and sells knitting and crocheting supplies such as needles, books and—of course—yarn. Rows of shelves display a rainbow of soft, silky, wooly and even bristly yarn ranging from $5 to $40 a skein. The …