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Thomas@Albany

Member
Camino(s) past & future
First Part Oct. 5 2018 (StJ)-Oct. 19 (Boadillo); 2nd Part May 5 (Boadilla) to May 26, 2019.
A good friend of mine is a dedicated knitter, and asked if I could bring some artisanal wool yarn from Spain as souvenir. During my first part of the CF (till Boadilla), I never even had the time to explore the few cities (Pamplona, Logrono, Burgos) to find some store (merceria?). But in Santiago, I will have a few days, and will be very grateful for advice where to buy artisanal wool yarn there. Muchas Gracias!
 

NorthernLight

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Le Puy to Santiago via the Frances 2012-2013. EPW2015
Aragonese & Frances 2016
Burgos to Muxia 2017
I found this quote from another thread from 2016.
I am now in SdC and on Rua Nova there are two yarn shops! I spied some women lacemaking in one of them last night!
Santiago has quite a sizeable new town shopping area, in addition to the old town shops. No doubt you can find some.
 

Iriebabel

Iriebabel & the cyborg turtle
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances 2018
Camino Del Norte & part of Lebaniego 2019
There is one not far from the cathedral. one of the main roads out of the old town up the hill. Going towards the supermarket but i dont remember where exactly. I would just ask at the tourist office when you get there ...in fact it might be at the top of that very street ( to the left of the tourist office up the hill)
 

natefaith

Moderator
Staff member
Camino(s) past & future
Sarria-Santiago (2009)
León-Ponferrada (2014)
Camino Inglés (2017)

Thomas@Albany

Member
Camino(s) past & future
First Part Oct. 5 2018 (StJ)-Oct. 19 (Boadillo); 2nd Part May 5 (Boadilla) to May 26, 2019.
Muchas Gracias, everybody.
 

Sharonn

La peregrina lenta
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances 2015
Camino Portugues 2017
Camino Frances 2019
Brought a bamboo crochet hook from home and bought 2 balls of soft wool from a wool shop in Porto. Managed to find time to crochet a scarf on my last camino and finished it at airports and long flight home.
 

natefaith

Moderator
Staff member
Camino(s) past & future
Sarria-Santiago (2009)
León-Ponferrada (2014)
Camino Inglés (2017)
Just discovered that the Casa Bonita is closing up shop. :( So that won't be an option in May, unless a new yarn shop moves in.
 

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