Nomad Yarns

218 East Main Street, Plainfield, IN 46168



Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 1:00–6:00 pm

Kate Anderson Says:


“Nomad Yarns truly is a feast for the eyes! When you walk in the door it is hard to know where to look first! Whatever your particular fiber addiction may be, the owners, Dave and Erica, have something for everyone. Along with having some of the most interesting and colorful yarns, they have a wonderful selection of knit kits in ready-to-grab bags (all of which are original designs by the wonderful owners, I might add). They carry a wide variety of popular yarns such as Noro, Malibrigo, Ella Rae, Debbie Bliss, Arucania, KFI, Misti Alpaca & Cascade. They also have an amazing selection of knitting needles and accessories. For all of those Knit Picks fans out there, they stock their interchangeable needle sets! There is always something new and exciting going on! There are lots of scheduled classes on an array of subjects and skill levels, and knitting night every Thursday evening from 6-9pm. We have the best time knitting, spinning, laughing and sharing our love of all things fiber! Adding to the overall appeal of the store is the work table just beckoning you to “sit and knit for a bit”. Dave and Erica are very knowledgeable and patient and make their customers feel right at home. You can’t help but love them! Nomad Yarns is my very favorite yarn shop! Stop by for a visit!”


A second customer said:

“The shop, located in an old Victorian house on downtown Main Street in Indianapolis, Indiana, is warm, cozy and crammed with delicious colorful yarns and great examples of projects. The owners, Erica and Dave Broughton, have created an inviting atmosphere where one feels more like a friend than a customer. It a wonderful place to take your time selecting yarn for your next project, relax and maybe even sit down to knit for a while.


Yarns from Araucania, Debbie Bliss, Noro, Ella Rae, Mirasol, Malabrigo, Misti Alpaca and more line the shelves in addition to local yarns from Good for Ewe and indie-dyer Donna Jo Copeland. The store also stocks a wide range of needles and notions from Knit Picks, Lantern Moon, KA and other well-known brands. Spinners and other fiber artists have not been left out as the store carries spinning equipment from Ashford (you can even rent the drum carder in store for a modest fee) and fibers from Ashford, Frabjous Fibers and local producers.


In addition to pattern books from yarn companies, the owners have also started their own self-designed collection of knitting patterns. The fun and original patterns are well-written with photos and clear instructions. A new pattern is featured each month as the project of the month kit which includes the pattern and yarn.


The store hosts several crafting group at various times during the week including during the day, Thursday evenings and a spinning group on select Sundays. All are free and open to anyone. It’s a great way to meet new friends, get advice from other fiber artists, and relax. Sometimes we even have refreshments and snacks!


On a regular basis there are formal classes and workshops offered in the store in areas such as beginning knitting or crocheting, colorwork, lace, felting, weaving and sweater construction. You can also schedule a private lesson for a technique or topic not already offered. Special events are held year round including the store’s birthday in July, the ever popular Santa Knits in September, a Halloween party and the Christmas Open House. A monthly newsletter (and Facebook) helps keep you up to date on all the classes, events and other news.


I highly recommend dropping by to experience Nomad Yarns for yourself!”

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