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Stitch Therapy

180 Lincoln Pl., Brooklyn, NY 11217 40.675 -73.974
nr. Seventh Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-398-2020 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Art Supplies
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  • Art Supplies


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During the daily commute to a high-pressure job in magazine publishing, Maxcine DeGouttes spent her subway ride knitting; upon retiring from the rat race, she stuck with her relaxing passion and opened Stitch Therapy in 2004, a Park Slope fine yarn shop. She sells all kinds of high-quality, natural yarns alpaca, soy silk, merino wool, variegated, and self-striping yarns in her purple-walled, down-home shop. Many of the fibers are produced at cooperatives: Be Sweet mohair from South Africa, Punta Del Este cashmere and wool from Uruguay, and Mirasol wool-cotton from Peru among them. DeGouttes also sells original, single-sheet patterns, hand-knit hats, bamboo and metal needles, and instructional books even a few Vietnamese rice baskets in which to toss your skeins. A long, wooden table in the center of the store is where local crafters gather during the day and take classes in the evenings. And the store hosts popular knitting and crochet circles two-hour sessions with an instructor who focuses on crafters' needs as well as longer knitting boot camps.