Aristotle was the first to write that what separates man from beast is not our ability to reason, but rather our ability to use yarn and needles to knit our own books. Craft your own copy of Poetics with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of knitting supplies at The Knitting Room in San Jose.
The Knitting Room has knitted its way into the hearts of the local knitters, crocheters, and other fiber fans causing them well-meaning heart burn while offering a full range of accoutrements for their craft. Peruse the extensive selection of yarns, needles, and hooks from a variety of well-known manufacturers such as Plymouth, Cascade, and HiyaHiya. Available in an array of vibrant colors, breaths, and materials ranging from wool, cotton, and alpaca, to silk and bamboo, the store can supply the right yarn for any project—whether you’re completing your first scarf or putting the finishing touches on a fuzzy rendition of the Last Supper. The Knitting Room also houses a large, round project table, inviting knitting enthusiasts to knit, crochet, and socialize in the store.
Yelpers give The Knitting Room a 3.5-star average and three Insider Pagers give it an average of four stars: > * I felt comfortable in the shop. They were very interested in my project and helped me to find what would fit my needs. – Ann R., Yelp, 12/16/2010 > * Knitting, crochet, needle point, you name it, they have it. – Glenn H., Insider Pages
The Knitting Room
The Knitting Room stocks a colorful array of yarns as well as the needles and hooks you need to make creative tapestries and apparel. You’ll find products from such popular brands as Cascade, Ty-Dy-Socks, and Plymouth. The Knitting Room's owners, Mary Ann and Ed Barrall—both of them enthusiastic knitters and crocheters themselves—lead classes with other staff-members to get visitors knitting, purling, and crafting woolen knickers in no time.