The yard industry is just one of the components of the textile industry. China has primarily supported the global demand for this industry, with more than 20% of yarn sold around the global consisting of cotton. It has been forecasted in the industry that demand will continue to rise through the year 2020, with increasing demand of more than 30 million tonnes of fibers, yarns, and threads increasing the annual per capita consumption. Polyester is expected to gain importance and dominate the industry due to its favorable cost benefit ratio and growing material industry in Asia and the Middle East. For those looking to enter into the industry, the following yarn business names will help to get your creative juices flowing.

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A Likely Yarn

All About Yarn

All Point Yarns

Alleycat Yarn Beads and Clothing

Blazing Needles

Cascade Yarns

Color Me Mine

Desert Thread

Fiber Frolics

Great Yarns

Hook, Yarn, and Needles

Knit Craft Studio

Knit n Needle

Knit or Knot

Knit Unique

Knit Wit Yarn Shop

Knitters Nook

Needlepoint Joint

Paradise Fibers

Purl Yarn Bountique


Serial Knitters Yarn Shop

So Much Yarn

Stitches in Time

Strands and Stitches

String Theory Yarn Co.


The Knitting Nest

The Tea Cozy Yarn Shop

Uncommon Threads

Unraveled Sheep

Wool and Company

Woolly Lamb Yarn Studio

Yarn and Needle

Yarn Barn Inc.

Yarn Basket

Yarn Co.

Yarn Durango

Yarn n Darn Things

Yarn Scout

Yarns to Dye For


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