WEBS was founded in 1974 and is now housed in a 21,000 square feet space. The front half of the store is a finished comfortable space, and in the rear is a warehouse with rows and rows of discounted yarn.
Colorful yarns can be found in a wide variety of fibers including wool, cotton, bamboo, milk fiber, alpaca, and various blends. Spinners and weavers will also find supplies to meet their needs.
On the shelves of yarn are clear and informative tags. They tell the shopper the name of the yarn, its weight, yardage, fiber and price. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly and will help you find whatever you are looking for.
There is a whole wall of needles of all types and sizes. Throughout the store one can find all kinds of accessories such as needle holders, bags, buttons, mugs, and T-shirts.
WEBS can be a bit overwhelming at first. Some shoppers will enjoy wandering throughout and browsing. Other fiber artists find that it helps to have in mind a specific project and bring a list.
WEBS can be found online at http://www.yarn.com/index.cfm and items can be ordered from their catalogue. However, it is well worth the visit to see and touch the yarns and other other items. Their address is 75 Service Center Road, Northampton, Massachusetts.