Wednesday, June 21, 2006


A photo of the interior of Dorinda's Yarn Shop in Tampa, taken on May 23, 1956.

Photo credit: Courtesy of the Special Collections Department, University of South Florida. Digitization provided by the USF Libraries Digitization Center.

2 Comments:

At 5:44 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

My, how times have changed! When I was growing up in the 50's & 60's, we didn't even know such a thing as a yarn shop existed. All of our wool was purchased from Frank's Nursery, a garden/home/craft chain in the midwest (grew up in Michigan). How luck for us there are actual yarn stores thriving today.

 
At 6:30 AM, Blogger Tampa Bay Devil Rays Stitch N' Pitch said...

See how neat and clean the 50s yarn shop looks? And there isn't really a lot of inventory. It's great the selection of yarn we have today compared with back then. I still love making things with vintage embroidery thread and fabric, tho.

 

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