Seaport Yarn

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Located on the 5th floor, use the elevator.


Mon - Wed:
09:30AM - 06:00PM
09:30AM - 08:30PM
09:30AM - 06:00PM
10:00AM - 05:00PM
12:00PM - 05:00PM

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by Anonymous on Wednesday, Sep 19 2007 at 06:37AM UTC

Amazing selection, but bring cash or a check - no credit cards here.


by grmatz on Wednesday, Sep 19 2007 at 07:09PM UTC

incredible selection, but customer service can be spotty. sometimes too attentive, sometimes too lax. and the no credit card thing is just annoying.


by fndofjdy on Sunday, May 18 2008 at 08:43AM UTC

I thought this is a wonderful store. Great selection, and price, which is important to me. I didn't have an issue with the no credit card thing, it is just a fact, and just remember to bring cash when u go.


by moodeln on Thursday, Jun 05 2008 at 09:39PM UTC

Things must have changed, because I paid with a credit card this last Monday (June 2nd) with no problem. Really good selection, and very attentive customer service; I can see how it could be annoying, but I didn't really mind it.


by SallyH on Sunday, Nov 02 2008 at 09:35AM UTC

They do take credit cards - just as well, given the amazing selection of yarns, books and needles packed into this hidden gem. Lauren was very helpful in pointing out things, but not so attentive that I felt pressured to buy.


by KnittingKnoobie on Thursday, Apr 02 2009 at 02:32AM UTC

Awesome selection and the woman working there at the time was amazing. Showed us all great, new stuff. Oh and they have a vast book selection like no other I've seen.


by PassionKNITly on Tuesday, May 19 2009 at 08:15PM UTC

Hrm, the address moved, but the flag on the map didn't move...


by asa138 on Tuesday, Apr 13 2010 at 11:38AM UTC

I was in NY for 5 days on holliday and visited 9 yarnstores, and this one was my favorite of all of them. Great selection, nice atmosphere and very friendly and helpful staff!


by Merryl on Monday, Sep 20 2010 at 06:42PM UTC

Hectic, but fabulous.

Wonderful selection of yarns in a truly cramped space. It gets so crowded that you can feel like you're on the subway at rush hour.


Seaport Yarns is worth the effort because the selection is great, and the staff, while often very busy, is friendly and helpful.


by Kate on Monday, Jan 09 2012 at 05:32PM UTC

Great selection of yarns. However, the clerk that was there when I was there (owner maybe?) was a bit of a helicopter with me - hovering around, asking me questions, etc. I'm sure some people prefer that, but I am an independent shopper, and if I have a question, I will ask you.


by purleygirl on Monday, Oct 08 2012 at 02:09PM UTC

It was my first visit to Seaport Yarns and I don't think I'll be back. I didn't see anything that I couldn't find elsewhere for the same price or less.

I also found the store very messy and unorganized. The store moved from Floor 5 to Floor 4... several months ago! Although they have a ton of yarn, it was difficult to find enough in the same dyelot for a larger project since everything was unorganized. You may be different but I get a little nervous when a yarn store is messy and dusty -- I start wondering about the cleanliness of the yarn. Hopefully, they'll be able to organize and give the place a good clean soon.

For those still wanting to go visit, the location is not marked at all. There is no signage either outside or inside. It's very close to Century 21, on Broadway. You should also check their website as their business hours have changed (and the picture on the website does NOT resemble their new location).

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