Berlin Yarn Store Bliss

In an earlier post I wrote about buying yarn in Florence.  I’ve just spent five days on a short holiday in Berlin and although I spent most of my time in the fabulous museums and art galleries (and the fassbender and rausch chocolate  store!), I couldn’t let the opportunity pass to check out one of the yarns stores.  A quick look on line showed several that looked promising but the one I most liked the look of, and which was within reasonable distance of where we were staying was Die-Woll Lust.

It’s in a quiet street, Mittenwalder Strasse, not far from the  Gneisenaustr U station. It was a small shop front but an enticing one.  The window display showed that the lace shawl craze has certainly caught on in this corner of Berlin.

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Aren’t these gorgeous?

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A clever touch – there is a comfortable bench outside to park waiting spouses! I left my husband reading a book and went inside.

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A closer view of the window display from inside the store.













What a lovely store!  At a table a small group was taking a sock knitting lesson.   Although I speak no German I instantly recognised the gentle burble of a small group of knitters chatting comfortably over the needles.  It must be international!

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I was amused by these  little knitted socks on the chair legs!






Just look at that wall of  colours!   And this is just a small part of the stock.  The shop is not enormous but packed with the most enticing yarns.  I would say that the shop is particularly strong on luxury quality lace weight and fingering weight yarns, much of it by Filace. They also had a good selection of sock yarns – Regia, Trekking and others.  They also had roving and yarn for felting.  They had a good stock of knitting needles, crotchet hooks and other tools by Knit-Pro, and a small but beautiful selection of shawl pins.

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.Did I buy anything?

Come on, what do you think?

It was difficult to choose.  But I’ll show off my purchases in my next post.