While in Brest this week, I couldn’t resist checking out a couple yarn sources recommended by a friend from Ravelry. I was informed it would not be luxury yarns, but definitely something different than what I get in Ireland. I discovered, yarn is expensive everywhere. Though for €30, I was one dozen skeins richer. Not bad considering they were all in delicious blues and greens. My friend also surprised me with nine skeins of a beautiful stormy gray wool that I think want to be a vest. I am keeping an eye out for the right pattern and may look for the same yarn in a different colorway to use for the edging, but the stormy gray is just so great and will be versatile to wear with many things. Thank you, Joëlle!
For those of you visiting Brest, here are the two places I checked out upon recommendation that have yarn:
Phildar, 47 Rue de Siam, Brest (see photo)
Monoprix, 49 Rue de Siam, Brest
If you are also a knitter or crafty person looking to read more about knitting, yarn shops, and flexing creative muscles when traveling the world (or just staying at home), visit my other blog, Spring Stitches. It is focused on my adventures in knitting, sewing, crafty things, and inspired upcycling. So if that’s also your cup of tea, hop on over!