Shopping >Brooklyn General Store
“it has a wide variety of yarns in the most fabulous colors, a large selection of books (including Elizabeth Zimmerman) and fabrics to die for.”
“best yarn store in brooklyn”
Great selections. Store has lots to choose from but I did expect it to be a bit warmer and friendlier. Found what I wanted and more and will definitely return but don't expect warm and fuzzy.
Editorial Review by Citysearch Editors. Craft store offers yarn, vintage fabrics, thread, craft making supplies, clothing and accessories, plus knitting, sewing, spinning and embroidery classes.
best yarn store in brooklyn.
while brooklyn general is a bit off the beaten path, it's well worth a trip. it has a wide variety of yarns in the most fabulous colors, a large selection of books (including Elizabeth Zimmerman) and fabrics to die for. For an urban yarn shop its size is awe-inspiring, yet cozy. They've got plenty of room to sit and knit!
I am surprised to read about inattentive staff since I have always been impressed with the responses I get to my questions. It looks like the reviews were written around the time of their move last year--i hope those who have hesitated will give this store a second chance.
not a good experience. I had worst experience here. As someone mentioned, person at the cashier was talking with her friend and I waited for more than 15 minutes. And I asked about their knitting class and no one could answer when they have next class available.
Terrible customer service. I was excited to check out this new yarn shop in Red Hook, but was very disappointed when 1. I was not greeted when I entered the customerless shop and 2. I was made to wait more than 10 minutes at the register to make my purchase as the single store clerk chatted with the only other customer in the shop. I was never acknowledged by the clerk so I ended up leaving without buying over $50 worth of merchandise. I would never recommend this shop.
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