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A bit disappointed

While enjoying a day in NYC, we found ourselves with extra time and in the vicinity of String. I... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Pamela H
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Rochester, New York
via mobile
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As knitting stores go in the city it is very clean and orderly. Petra is lovely and friendly. Lydia... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
maimy76
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New York City, New York
via mobile
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15 Jul 2018
“Thought I might buy some yarn”
11 Jul 2017
“A bit disappointed ”
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String Yarns is a luxury, lifestyle boutique in the heart of New York City.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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144 E 74th St, Second floor, New York City, NY 10021-3526
Upper East Side
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+1 212-288-9276
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

New owners. Not much improvement. Most of the yarn is from one company under different labels. So not a very varied selection. Vera is quite nice as is Petra The big problem is Lydia. She considers herself a designer and above everyone else. She is...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

While enjoying a day in NYC, we found ourselves with extra time and in the vicinity of String. I had heard about it and was excited to stop in. Granted, I am a former shop owner myself so I am looking for certain things: friendly...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

As knitting stores go in the city it is very clean and orderly. Petra is lovely and friendly. Lydia thinks too much of herself. She isn't pleasant she isn't friendly and she isn't helpful unless she takes a liking to you. They are limited in...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Think of String like "Cheers" but with yarn. Once you visit the first time, you'll be warmly received on subsequent visits. The staff is terrific, very friendly and helpful. They have an excellent selection of high end yarns- no bargains here but if you're looking...More

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institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
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the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
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