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#801495 - 01/18/13 07:17 AM Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS [Re: MargeKnits]
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Registered: 09/14/06
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I really wish we had something like there where I live. Kind of a fun destination where you can relax and spend some time.

It is odd that Arlington has only one yarn shop. there is only one bead shop too that I know of. When I go home to Oregon to visit, I can find both yarn and bead shops all over the place.

I order a lot of yarn from Etsy.com from the people who actually spin and dye it. It is nice though to go to a good yarn store and drool over the fabulous fibers and textures!
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#801544 - 01/18/13 11:40 AM Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS [Re: MargeKnits]
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That is odd that Arlington would have only one such store. There is so much farming and harvesting all through Texas, that I would think a fiber industry would be present - throughout the State! I remember reading someplace about the number of sheep farms in different states, and Texas was very high on the list. With all of those farms, I would think some local producers would want to sell in state at places like LYS, in turn creating more of a market.
Perhaps this could be a good business idea for someone in Arlington.
the stores all of Oregon are a great example of what I am talking about here.
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#801605 - 01/19/13 02:51 AM Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS [Re: MargeKnits]
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Yes, you're right. I wonder why nobody has thought of creating such a store. Or even a co-op type of store from various Texas artisans. I would certainly shop there.

In southern Oregon, I can buy alpaca yarn, for instance, which is from alpaca ranches in the local area.
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#806240 - 02/15/13 03:06 AM Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS [Re: MargeKnits]
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what is LYS?

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#809943 - 03/06/13 06:03 AM Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS [Re: MargeKnits]
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LYS stands for Local yarn store. It would be a locally owned, small business as compared to many of the mass retail box stores such as Jo-Anns, Hobby Lobby or even Wal-Mart.
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