Hank, a Yarn Boutique

Local yarn shop (LYS)
2651 Observatory Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45208
United States
Ravelry patterns are available to purchase in this shop

Coronavirus pandemic: Information for customers

Hank reopened May 12 with the following policies: *Masks will be required for all. *Upon entering the store, customers will be asked to wash their hands or use hand sanitizer. *Customers must make an appointment for help using SignUpGenius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040A4DADAE2CABFD0-hank1 *Help will be scheduled in 30-minute increments, one time slot per customer, per day. We respectfully request that you arrive on time and honor the 30-minute time slot. The safety of our customers and employees is of upmost importance to us. *For the immediate future, unfortunately, we will not be allowing social knitting or resuming classes and sweater school. *As much as we have enjoyed being the recipients of delicious treats, we will not be accepting these at this time. *We be will sanitizing the store frequently throughout the day. *For the time being, our hours are 10-5 Monday through Saturday and 12-4 on Sunday. *We will accept credit cards only.


Shop hours may be affected by Coronavirus. Please call ahead!

Monday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wheelchair access yes
Seating available yes
Reserved parking yes
Free wireless yes

Welcome to Hank a Yarn Boutique. Our passion for beautiful yarns is at your fingertips and we hope you enjoy browsing and shopping online.

Our staff, with over 300 years of knitting experience, takes great pride in selecting the finest yarns; from hand dyed wools to luxury silks for that perfect next project. Whether you are a professional or novice, we can assist you in finding exceptional materials at the right budget. From timeless heirloom sweaters to hand knitted or crocheted baby gifts to a blanket or prayer shawl, you will find the stock and color at Hank.

If you are looking for an unrivaled experience, stop in and see us in person. We know you are putting time and love into your project, so we are here to help with Knit Alongs, classes and just friendly advice (by appointment).

So while we say “It’s not your mama’s yarn store”, bring her along for an experience like no other: Hank a Yarn Boutique.

We carry a wide assortment of Woolfolk, Brooklyn Tweed, Rowan, Malabrigo, Madelinetosh, & Shibui, as well as select Blue Sky Alpacas, Debbie Bliss, Habu, Misti Alpaca, Manos del Uruguay, Berroco, Juniper Moon Farm, Plymouth, & Cascade. Click on the Yarns tab for a complete list of the yarns that we carry.

Want to buy online and have us ship to you? We have chosen our most popular lines to sell in our online store. Click on our website address to browse our online store. If you don’t see a yarn for sale in our online store that we have listed in our Yarns list, call us or send us an email and we will be happy to work with you to get that yarn into your stash!

Shop staff



Brands that have been purchased at this shop.

  • Adriafil
  • Alchemy: Yarns of Transformation
  • Araucania
  • Artyarns
  • BC Garn
  • Baah Yarn
    last stashed May 2021
  • Berroco
    last stashed Apr 2021
  • Blue Sky Fibers
    last stashed Jan 2021
  • Brediculous Yarns
    last stashed Jul 2020
  • Brooklyn Tweed
    last stashed Mar 2030
  • Brown Sheep
  • Cascade Yarns ®
    last stashed Dec 2020
  • Chelsea Luxe
    last stashed Jun 2020
  • Classic Elite Yarns
  • Claudia Hand Painted Yarns
  • Crystal Palace Yarns
  • Debbie Bliss
  • Dream in Color
  • Ella Rae
    last stashed Apr 2021
  • Elsebeth Lavold
  • Erika Knight
  • Euro Baby
  • Filatura Di Crosa
    last stashed Aug 2020
  • Galler Yarns
  • Habu Textiles
  • Juniper Moon Farm
    last stashed Feb 2021
  • Katia
    last stashed Oct 2020
  • Kelbourne Woolens
  • Knit One, Crochet Too
  • Knitted Wit
  • Knitting Fever
  • Lang Yarns
    last stashed Dec 2020
  • Lorna's Laces
  • Louet
  • Louisa Harding Yarns
  • Malabrigo Yarn
    last stashed May 2021
  • Manos del Uruguay
    last stashed Feb 2021
  • Mirasol Yarn
    last stashed May 2021
  • Misti Alpaca
  • Noro
    last stashed Sep 2020
  • ONline
    last stashed Dec 2020
  • Plymouth Yarn
    last stashed Dec 2020
  • Polka Dot Sheep
    last stashed May 2021
  • Queensland Collection
  • Quince & Co.
    last stashed Apr 2021
  • Regia
  • Reywa Fibers
  • Rohrspatz & Wollmeise
  • Rowan
    last stashed Mar 2021
  • SMC Select
  • Schachenmayr
    last stashed Sep 2020
  • Schachenmayr Regia
  • Schoeller+Stahl
  • Schoppel-Wolle
  • Sesia
  • Shibui Knits
    last stashed Oct 2020
  • Sirdar
  • Stacy Charles Fine Yarns
  • Swans Island
  • SweetGeorgia Yarns
  • Tahki Yarns
    last stashed Oct 2020
  • The Fibre Co.
    last stashed Jul 2020
  • Urth
  • Viking of Norway
  • West Yorkshire Spinners
    last stashed Nov 2020
  • Wonderland Yarns & Frabjous Fibers
    last stashed Feb 2021
  • Yoshi and Lucy
    last stashed May 2021
  • Zitron
  • Zwerger Garn
  • baa ram ewe
    last stashed Oct 2020
  • madelinetosh
    last stashed Oct 2020