One of the top specialty stores in the country, Magpie Knits is a full-service knitting, needlepoint, monogramming, linen and gift shop on the historic downtown mall in Charlottesville. They are open 7 days a week, and their shelves brim with incredible yarns from all over the world, from Shibui, Woolfolk, Claudia’s Handpaint, Malabrigo, the Fibre Company, Cowgirl Blues, Knitted Wit, Fyberspates, Shepard’s Wool and many more. Magpie also carries a diverse selection of knitting accessories, tote bags and lots of books, needles, patterns, and supplies, in addition to stocking Waverly Persian wool, Vineyard Silk and DMC Perle cotton #3 and #5.
The store also has a terrific gift collection,, including luxury woven scarves from Wallace Sewell (London), amazing bags from Uashmama (Italy), Queen Elizabeth’s favorite candles from Charles Farrish, handknit baby sweaters and baby gift, linens, and in-store custom monogramming and corporate logo embroidery.
Check out Magpie’ website for specials, class schedules, and new materials!