Take a Walking Tour of New York's Knitting, Bead & Trimming Shops
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The last date listed for Knitting Crawl Walkabout was Thursday May 14, 2015 / 10:30am.
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Featured review from Elaine
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This tour was great for finding several out-of-the-way shops with wonderful merchandise that I never would have found on my own. One shop in particular (and I am not going to tell you which one, take the tour) was worth the cost of the whole event. Excellent tour for shopping, light on any historical content. Handout also very helpful.
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Susie did a terrific job of showing us yarn and trimming resources in Manhattan, both in midtown and downtown (Soho). She did not hurry us and in fact spent more than the two hours designated for the tour. She's fun and knowledgeable and it was...continued
You’ll need to bring your own Metrocard, as you’ll be using the subway throughout the tour.
As you shop ’til you drop for the lush handpainted luxury yarns as well as the basics, you will visit:
- a knitting shop in the heart of the financial district that won’t break the bank
- a knitting cafe
- a shop that is like an impressionist painting
- a fabulous bead shop
- the quintessential NYC trimming shop
- a homey craft shop
- a zenlike studio
- shops that are off the beaten path
Discounts are offered at several of the shops you visit! A map of the locations is provided to all participants. A snack is included. Recommended for visitors who want to experience New York from a different perspective.