We’re back from an amazing vacation in Montana. And I was so thrilled to be able to get to several yarn stores while we were there. One that I thought I would miss was Joseph’s Coat Yarns and Fibers in Missoula. But then our flight times changed and we got to Missoula much earlier than expected. I re-found Joseph’s Coat on Google Maps and we walked to this lovely little yarn store in downtown Missoula.
When I entered Joseph’s coat, two ladies greeted me – the lady behind the desk, who was the owner, and another lady, who appeared to be a customer. Both were extremely nice and fascinated by my non-existent Texas accent. The owner quickly pointed me to the direction of the Montana-made fibers and local dyers and I was in heaven. There was a huge selection of Montana goodies!
The rest of the shop was filled with knitted samples of yarn, materials for weaving, felting supplies, knitting needles, and crochet hooks. There was so much to see!
It was so hard to decide what to buy! Joseph’s Coat has an amazing selection of Montana dyers. There was a ton of yarn from Mountain Colors, which I’ve always admired and never bought. There was also yarn from Natricia Alpacas, Tobacco Root Valley, Raven Ridge, and Montana Bison Wool. From nearby Idaho, there was a nice stock of Palouse Yarn Company, which was just lovely.
Other yarns in stock include Manos del Uruguay and Skacel. (I was a bit too obsessed with the local yarns to venture into the other sections.)
Joseph’s Coat may not stock the fanciest yarns out there, but they have a lovely selection of Montana yarns, which is great if you’re a tourist. These are the kinds of stores I love to visit and support. This is someone’s LYS and they are super lucky to have this store in the neighborhood.
The owner was so nice and even told me where I could buy more Montana yarn! Please visit this lovely shop!
Visit them at:
115 S. Third W.
Missoula, MT 59801