WATERVILLE, Maine (WABI) – Yardgoodsyarns in Waterville have been in business for over 7 decades.
“We are two buildings, with 4 floors. My dad and mom started it in 1949, Atkins said.
Joyce Atkins now runs the store. She said they carry a little bit of everything for people interested in Knitting, crocheting, quilting and more.
“We carry all your sewing machines, hundreds of quilting fabric, wools, interior decorating supplies, you name it,” Atkins said.
They have it or Atkins said they can order it. She said she and her staff takes pride in great customer service. It is what has kept the business going for so long.
“I love what I do. My dad once taught me that it is the person that spends 25 cents on spool of thread that keeps your doors open and nobody is better than everybody else,” Atkins said.
The yarn store has annual sales each year. Their winter sale started the day before Christmas and will run through St….