Welcome to Skein!

Established in August 1999, SKEIN has set out to reinvent the traditional art of knitting by redesigning the dynamics and feel of a traditional yarn store spatially. In addition to creating a centralized and organized environment for knitters of all levels, SKEIN is committed to providing you with good quality and fashion yarns for all your knitting needs.

Handknitted Afghan

2018 Afghan Raffle for Union Station Pasadena

Get your raffle tickets now for our 8th Annual Afghan Raffle! Organized by our "Skein Gang", all proceeds from the ticket sales go to The Marv Gross Funds for Families, Union Station Homeless Services.

Knitted Hat

$5 per ticket or $20 for 5 tickets

We have many prizes this year in addition to this gorgeous afghan, there will be this pom pom hat, a crochet afghan & many more! Tickets can be purchased in person at Skein. Drawing will be on Sunday, Nov 4th, 2018 at 2pm here at the shop.


In addition to an enormous collection of classic & baby yarns, we also acquire new fashion yarns every season. As avid followers of runway fashion, our mission is to make these wonderful designs accessible to everyone.

Knitting Tools & Accessories

We offer a large inventory of knitting accessories, such as needles, buttons & knitting bags. We also house a huge library of knitting patterns, books & magazines for you to find your perfect project with!

Classes & Services

Experienced instructors & master knitters are available daily for classes on a drop-in basis. Whether you need help deciphering a pattern, fixing your project, or simply learning the basics, we are here for you!

Yarns We Carry

We pride ourselves in the large collection of great quality yarns we offer for all your projects’ needs. The following is a list of currently available brands. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, please give us a call as we acquire new products often. 


Still can’t find the perfect skein of yarn for your project? Also check out our collection of beautifully hand-painted luxury fibers that will make any project unique! In this day and age where items that have been altered or personalized are fashionable, we have all the tools you need to achieve that one-of-a-kind look!

If you want to share the art of knitting with your family and friends, knitting kits are now available for both children and adults. The kits include everything you’d need to embark on a beginner’s project.

Skein Yarn Store Pasadena, Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley
Knitting Tools & Accessories

At Skein, you will find all the tools you’d need for your projects. We offer everything from knitting & crochet needles, stitch markers, pompom makers, to button, knitting bags, to basic felting tools. Here’s a list of some of the brands we carry:

Classes & Services


Have you always wanted to learn to knit or crochet but don’t know where to start? Or have you been working on a project that just doesn’t seem quite match up with your pattern? Whatever your skill level or the state of your project is, stop by our shop and sit with our experienced instructors for a drop-in class! 

Tues, Fri & Sat

  • Knitting only

Wed & Thurs

  • Knitting & Crochet only
  • Tatting (The art of knotted lace)
  • Tunisian Crochet

Tues – Sat, 10 – 6pm

$15 for 90 mins


We also provide professional finishing service on a case-by-case basis. Simply bring in your garment parts and we’ll give you a quote. 

Wednesdays Open Knit Night

Looking for a place to work on your projects and meet other knitters & crocheters in the area? Join us on Wednesdays for our Open Knit Night. All levels and fiber arts disciplines are welcomed. No instruction available.