logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
astrovalley, cory455, marger, simplicityshines, Jessyyoga
57418 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57418 Members
417 Forums
113481 Topics
805673 Posts

Max Online: 537 @ 07/02/12 07:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
"Rosie" 419
Beetlemess 145
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 123
Jana - Creativity Editor 107
Nancy Roussy 100
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 94
Mona - Astronomy 47
Susan - Meditation Editor 43
Sandra Investing/HFinance 36
Dianne W - Editor 22
Ad Income Supports Charity
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#801495 - 01/18/13 10:17 AM Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS [Re: MargeKnits]
joanj Offline
Koala

Registered: 09/14/06
Posts: 2616
Loc: Texas
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!
_________________________
My Knitting Blog & Free Knitting Patterns



Top

Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Twitter Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Facebook Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to MySpace Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Stumbleupon Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Reddit
#801544 - 01/18/13 02:40 PM Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS [Re: MargeKnits]
AKLisa- Knitting Editor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Gecko

Registered: 08/07/10
Posts: 711
Loc: Fairbanks, Alaska
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.
_________________________
Lisa Linnell-Olsen
Knitting Website
Knitting Forum

Top

Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Twitter Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Facebook Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to MySpace Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Stumbleupon Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Reddit
#801605 - 01/19/13 05:51 AM Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS [Re: MargeKnits]
joanj Offline
Koala

Registered: 09/14/06
Posts: 2616
Loc: Texas
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.
_________________________
My Knitting Blog & Free Knitting Patterns



Top

Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Twitter Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Facebook Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to MySpace Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Stumbleupon Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Reddit
#806240 - 02/15/13 06:06 AM Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS [Re: MargeKnits]
rdywenur Offline
Gecko

Registered: 10/16/05
Posts: 787
what is LYS?

Top

Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Twitter Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Facebook Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to MySpace Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Stumbleupon Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Reddit
#809943 - 03/06/13 09:03 AM Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS [Re: MargeKnits]
AKLisa- Knitting Editor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Gecko

Registered: 08/07/10
Posts: 711
Loc: Fairbanks, Alaska
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.
_________________________
Lisa Linnell-Olsen
Knitting Website
Knitting Forum

Top

Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Twitter Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Facebook Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to MySpace Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Stumbleupon Add Re: Has anyone else notice the resurgence of the LYS to Reddit
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2


Moderator:  AKLisa- Knitting Editor 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
2014 Eating Log
by Nancy Roussy
Low Carb
What did you dream about last night?
by Nancy Roussy
Dreams
Free French Fries at Burger King
by cory455
Freebies
08:05 AM
What Beer Judges Know That You May Not
by cory455
Beer & Brewing
08:02 AM
Clorox Care Concepts Germicidal Non-Bleach Wipes
by BB -Body Care
Body Care
06:36 AM
Ethnic hair care and exercise
by hugoweaving
Ethnic Beauty
02:33 AM
Best Makeup??
by hugoweaving
Ethnic Beauty
02:31 AM
5 feng shui tips to make your home a haven of calm
by semizeu33
Feng Shui
02:27 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 102 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.