Save 15% on Everything in Stock this Weekend


You are Cordially invited to Yarn Designers Boutique this weekend, to join us in celebrating 11 years of bringing you the best and most diverse selection of yarns for all your projects!


Great Range of Yarn & Notions
From large manufacturers to small handmade producers we’ve got you covered. Plus let us introduce you to our favorite new Knit Picks Needles and Designer Handspun Yarns.
Learn to dye silk scarves at Yarn Designers Boutique
No Fuss Silk Dyeing Workshops
This weekend come learn our no mess techniques to dye your own silk  scarves. Workshops only take 1 hour and you’ll walk away with something you’ll love to wear, or a great gift!
Art Supplies
Not into yarn crafts? We also offer a wide range of paints, canvases, paintbrushes, glues, stencils, and so much more.
Sewing Supplies
Love to Sew? We also offer a wide range of threads, needles, zippers, ribbon, fabric, and so much more.


Shop online or in store
To receive your discount online please use the coupon code MEMORIAL 2016 to receive your discount. If you’re joining us in store just whisper the secret password MEMORIAL DAY, and we’ll sort you out.

Offer runs May 27th-30th, 2016.

Sale Shop Hours are: Friday 12-6pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-3pm, and Monday 10am-6pm.


Don’t miss out on October 31st

Can you feel autumn in the air?  We certainly can here in Big Bear and it is so refreshing!  It’s also a reminder – time to start our gift giving projects for the holidays!  We’ve already begun to restock our warmer yarns to meet the supply!

Now that we have more space for activities, please come in to visit.  You can bring in any of your art, craft, or sewing projects, work on them in our new spacious Co-op area – $5 minimal charge – space available!  Watch a craft tutorial or your favorite streaming series while you relax and get those creative juices going!

Don’t forget you can shop online 24/7 and if you spend $50 or more, you receive free shipping!  Now accepting payment by Amazon, PayPal, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.  Click HERE to do a full yarn search.

Halloween Make & Take

Join us this Saturday Oct. 24 and Oct. 31st at 1PM for a fun craft session with Yaschi Stegenga to make 5 Halloween favors for only $5.  Give us a call to reserve your space or drop in!  See Details 
Art, Craft & Sewing Departments

As many of you know over the last 5 months, we’ve been busily bringing in over a 1000 new items in new departments and they are being well received. Now they are beginning to show up online as we continue this process. We have added many items to the following departments: NOTIONS, DYEING SUPPLIES, ART SUPPLIES, SEWING NOTIONS, ASHFORD SPINNING & WEAVING SUPPLIES, BEADS & JEWELRY FINDINGS, DOG SUPPLIES & BEAN SPROUTS YOU CAN GROW YOURSELF. Please click HERE to take a look – then you can click across the departments across the upper area. We are hoping we are becoming your full service arts and craft store! Remember we can special order many items we don’t stock every day- for you specifically – with at least 15% off if you prepay! If you are looking for a difficult to find item, just give us a call!

Chamber Fashion Show 2015

Our lovely models Dale and Loretta wowed the crowd again with Gena’s lovely yarns and designs – videos and details to follow soon in our blog.


I can hardly believe it’s been 10 years since my daughter Criss and I started Yarn Designers Boutique!  It’s a delight to be here and offer you the finest yarns and fibers from around the world!  Besides our annual 15% off coupon on everything in the store for BOTH online and in-store customers we are having our largest sample garment and accessory sale ever. 

A special rack will display Gena’s many items from simple artsy scarves and hats to elegant sweaters and shawls all for sale – for your first viewing.  ON HALLOWEEN DAY ONLY they will be offered at 25% off listed prices.  Whatever we have remaining will be going online at full price – so don’t miss this opportunity to try on and dream about having an elegant original designer outfit – at the best prices ever!

CALENDAR:  The rest of October and November and December Calendars are ready to go – just click HERE to see what’s happening.  Paper copies are available in the shop.  Some dates to remember:  Our 10TH Annual CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY is Saturday, HALLOWEEN – October 31st. Our coupon for 15% off throughout the store – all departments will be online soon and you can also pick one up in store.  THE SALE IS SATURDAY HALLOWEEN DAY ONLY so plan to visit us!

15% OFF EVERY ITEM NO EXCLUSIONS BOTH in the STORE AND ONLINE- limited only to stock on hand – a great time to get started on your Holiday gifts! To purchase online please use code CustThankYou2015

Have a wonderful month and thank you for being our customers!
Gena, Criss, Diana, Yaschi, Gouti our woolly friend, and Petunia the Pug, our Official full time Greeter!

Halloween Crafts for the Family!

Round up the kids and bring them over to Yarn Designers Boutique on October 24th or 31st at 1pm for some fun.

easy halloween decorationsOur in-house crafter Yaschi Stegenga will teach you how to make fast and easy Halloween favors to hold candy, and to decorate your home. There are 4 designs, and you can make all of them, three of them hold candy, and one, holds a silly string can. Visit our store to see samples today!

Once you know how to make them you can continue the fun at home and Yarn Designers Boutique has all the supplies you’ll need.

Sign up in store or call (909) 584-9715, and you can pay by phone.

The cost is $5, which includes instruction, all materials, even the can of silly string.

The activity starts at 1pm and last entry is 2pm.

halloween craft ideas


Spring Fever is Here

Spring is here and we’ve been doing some Spring cleaning – after our Winter flood and bunny and dog mistakes – we now have spruced up the shop and it looks and smells GREAT thanks to some help from Diane and her midnight Elves!   Here’s our great new newsletter look – I hope you enjoy! 

Restocked Designer Yarn
Pagewood Farm Flora Finawe now have every color in stock and you receive a free scarf pattern with each purchase. Each flower is hand made and felted onto the yarn.  Both the yarn and the flowers are all hand dyed in Los Angeles.  Take a look here at our stock CLICK HERE FOR COLORS

Alpaca With A Twist – HIGHLANDER
We have finally received all colors of this wonderful yarn.  It’s so soft and wonderful for hats, scarves – just about anything that touches the skin!  You can see the full description and all the colors

CLICK HERE  Socrates is also restocked – CLICK HERE


In Store Workshop this Saturday
Fiddlestick Word Pins:  Janet Schultz will be bringing us another fun make and take workshop on Saturday, March 22nd, from 11 to 2 at Yarn Designers Boutique – all materials and instructions are provided for only $10.  Flyers are available in the shop.  If you’ve been to Janet’s workshops before, you know she is a very fun and talented artist.  If you would like to reserve your space, just call 909-584-9715.
CALENDAR:  The rest of March and our  April Calendars are ready to go – just click HERE to see what’s happening.  Paper copies are now available in the shop.

Let us know how you like our blog by commenting below! 


Gena, Criss, Diane, Pugsley our Official Greeter, Gouti our woolly friend, and Petunia and Georgie our Greeters in Training!


Cool Fall weather brings Holiday projects!

Hello Yarn Lovers,

Now that we are really moving into Fall weather, we are all starting to experience the need to cuddle up next to the fire with our favorite project!  The holidays are coming along with that urge to make everyone we know a handmade gift.  Our shelves are stocked with your favorite warmer yarns!

Ketrzer Marble Chunky YarnRESTOCKED:  Kertzer Marble Chunky and DK are fully stocked with your favorite colors.  These yarns are so popular because of their softness, easy care, and gorgeous heathered and striped colors.  Choose these yarns for wonderful afghans or sweaters alike.  The chunky weight ball is 341 yards which will give you a hat and scarf with just one ball!

yarn on saleANNUAL CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY SATURDAY OCTOBER 26TH:  Here we are already another year and getting ready for another fun day!  Print out our 15% off coupon on and bring it in to receive your discount-  everything at YDB will qualify and it’s just this one day only.

DEMO DAY SATURDAY OCTOBER 19TH:  Another fun day is planned with 4 free demonstrations that you can watch or participate with.  Our flyer will be up soon.

CALENDAR:  Our October Calendar is ready to go. Paper copies are now available in the shop.  Mark your calendar for Demo Day Saturday Oct. 19th and Customer Appreciation Day Saturday Oct. 26th.

Gena, Maggi, and Jan

Gena, Maggi, and Jan

MAGGIKNITS RETREAT JUNE 20-22, 2014:  As many of you know, we have rescheduled our retreat weekend until early Summer.  That gives everyone plenty of time to prioritise this weekend on their schedule and save their money.  In order to reserve your spot (only 20 seats), all you need is a $50 refundable deposit.  So let’s get you signed up and look forward to a really fun weekend together!  Just call our toll free number 888 538 2725 to make your reservation.  In the meantime, we have lots of kits in stock and Maggie’s Linen yarn will be here next week for your favorite Maggie sweater project.

Thank you for your continued support and your business and come and see us soon!

Yarn Blessings,

Gena, Criss, Diane, Chris, Pugsley our Official Greeter, Gouti our woolly friend, and Petunia and Georgie our Greeters in Training!

Don’t forget our online store is open 24/7 and if you spend more than $50, we ship FREE:

Phone 909 584 9715   Toll Free: 888 538 2725

Ahh..lovely rainy Ireland

Well I’ve never seen a greener place – but Bus in rainenough with the rain!   We are taking a ferry to the Aran islands tomorrow and the weather should be better.  Riding in a cart pulled by horses – should be very quaint – never knitted so much in my life and loving it!