Where Can I Get Yarn In South Africa

What is a Yarn?

Yarn is a long continuous length of interlocked fibers, used in sewing, crocheting, knitting, weaving, embroidery, ropemaking, and the production of textiles. 

Where Can I Get Yarn In South Africa?

New Kayo Bazaar Wool Centre

Address: 27 Commissioner St, Krugersdorp, 1740, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ and close at 5 pm

Phone: +27 11 953 2429

The Yarn Room

Address: 501 White St, Bailey`s Muckleneuk, Pretoria, 0181, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 4:30 pm · More hours

Phone: +27 82 673 6326

The Wool Shoppe

Address: 22 De Wiekus Rd, Van Riebeeck Park, Kempton Park, 1618, South Africa

Hours: Closes soon ⋅ 4 pm ⋅ Opens 9 am Sat

Phone: +27 10 591 4005

What is the best Yarn to buy?

Lion Brand Chenille Appeal Yarn.

Bernat Velvet Yarn.

Paintbox Yarns Simply DK.

Caspian Wood Crochet Hook Set.

Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Cotton Yarn.

Paintbox Yarns Recycled Cotton Worsted.

KnitPicks Ball Winder.

What type of yarn is the strongest?

Nylon – With incredible durability and elasticity, nylon is the strongest of the fibers you’ll find in a yarn.

Nylon products can take any number of different forms and looks, but the most common is its use in sock yarns to increase the strength of other fibers.

What to consider when buying a yarn?

Dye lot number

Needle and hook gauge



Length in meters and yards

Literal weight


Laundry symbol

Ply and texture