Shop Closure Update

As we continue to work on our online shop and improving our shop systems, we’re extending our shop closure for just a little bit longer. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please visit this page or subscribe to our newsletter for the latest updates. Thank you for your understanding.

Virtual Shopping reopening: Tues, 7/14/2020 Sat, 7/18/2020 (Yes! For sure this time!)

How to Virtual Shop at SKEIN

Call us at 626-577-2035 or email us at with these info: (our response time is generally within 5-20 mins during business hours.)

    1. Detailed descriptions of what you’re planning on making: Pattern (incl. photo or link), yarn type (weight & fiber contents) &  colors (few options are helpful); 
    2. Date & Time you’d be available for video appointment (FaceTime, Skype, or Zoom);
    3. Phone number to reach you at, esp. if using FaceTime or Skype

During our video meeting, we will present you with a wide range of options for you to choose from. Once you’ve decided to make a purchase, please have your credit card and ID ready to complete the transaction. At this time, all sales are final. 

How to Get Your Yarn

We’re now offering No-Contact Pick-up, Delivery (within 5 miles), or Shipping (with additional fees).

For No-Contact Pick-Up: Let us know about when you’d be coming. When you arrive, simply park in our small parking lot behind the shop and call us from your car. We’ll put your order right outside the back door and you may retrieve it AFTER we close our door. 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call us at 626-577-2035 or email us at Even though you can’t physically be here with us, we strive to give you the same attention and service as you’d get if you were here. Hope to see you all soon! (Virtually, that is.)

P.S. Be sure to connect with us on your favorite social media platform! We’ll definitely continue to post about all things yarn, knitting/crocheting inspo, fun projects, and the latest shop news!

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.


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


*3/17/20 Update: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, classes will not be available until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you!*

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! 

*Please call us the day you’d like to come to make sure our instructors are present! Schedules are subject to change. Thank you!

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

Wednesdays Open Knit Night

*Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we will not be hosting any gatherings or open knit nights until further notice. We love knitting with you but let’s all stay safe and healthy by abiding to the latest guidelines! We’ll miss you! Please check back in mid-April to get the latest updates on Open Knit Nights. Thank you for your understanding.*

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. 

*Schedules are subject to change, please call us the day of to make sure that knit night is on. Thanks!