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=== Fiber ===
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*Minds Eye Yarns is on White St Cambridge.
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*[http://beadandfiber.net/ Bead & Fiber Store] is on Harrison Ave Boston.
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*[http://www.ironhorsefiberart.com/ Iron Horse Yarns] in Natick at the train station has both a great selection of yarns that many other places don't carry, but also the owner's yarns from her farm (likewise called Iron Horse).
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*[http://www.woolpackyarn.com/ The Woolpack] is in Acton.
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*[http://www.thefiberloft.com/ The Fiber Loft] is at 9 Mass Ave (Rt 111), Harvard MA.
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*[http://www.elissascreativewarehouse.com/ Elissa's Creative Warehouse], which used to be Sylvia Miller's creative warehouse eons ago, is located in Needham.
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*[http://www.deesnimbleneedles.com/ Dees Nimble Needles] is in Walpole.
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*[http://www.blacksheepknitting.com/ Black Sheep Knitting] is in Needham.
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*[http://www.institchesweston.com/ In Stiches] is located in Weston.
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*[http://islandyarncompany.com/ Island Yarn Company] is in Waltham.
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*[http://jpknitandstitch.com/ JP Knit and Stich] is in Jamaica Plain.
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*[http://stitchhousedorchester.com/ Stich House] is in Dorchester.
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*[http://newburyyarns.com/ Newbury Yarns] is in Boston.
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*[http://www.gatherhereonline.com/ Gather Here] is in Cambridge.
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=== Glass ===
=== Glass ===
* A P Glass Block, 119 Britton Ave, Stoughton, MA, 800/424-2555 (seems to be run out of someone's house; they have unusual sizes of glass bricks in stock and ''no'' minimum order---you don't have to order a whole case at once)
* A P Glass Block, 119 Britton Ave, Stoughton, MA, 800/424-2555 (seems to be run out of someone's house; they have unusual sizes of glass bricks in stock and ''no'' minimum order---you don't have to order a whole case at once)

Revision as of 11:22, 29 November 2013

Contents

Fiber

  • Minds Eye Yarns is on White St Cambridge.
  • Iron Horse Yarns in Natick at the train station has both a great selection of yarns that many other places don't carry, but also the owner's yarns from her farm (likewise called Iron Horse).

Glass

  • A P Glass Block, 119 Britton Ave, Stoughton, MA, 800/424-2555 (seems to be run out of someone's house; they have unusual sizes of glass bricks in stock and no minimum order---you don't have to order a whole case at once)

Interesting random materials

  • Boston Children's Museum Recycle Shop has bins of scrap materials, enormous rolls of various paper and sometimes fabric, and lots of random interestingness. You can buy by the small or large bag.

Mechanical

  • Action Bearing Bearing store in Allston that is possibly cheaper than McMaster.

Refractories

Heat-resistant stuff, for stone oven, potter's kiln or blacksmith's forge.

Metals

Wire & Rigging Cables

  • Philip A Rand Co 139 California St, Newton, MA 02458 – Good source for steel wire for sculptural and other applications. Small place, they will let you in back to "feel" the wire.
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