Where to Buy Crochet Thread

Wondering where to buy crochet thread? Whether you'd like to shop online or buy it at a local store, this page will hopefully help you to track down your favorite brand, or a brand you'd like to try using.

Please Note: I do my best to keep this page up-to-date. However, things sometimes change faster than I can keep up. Stores sometimes sell out of things or discontinue carrying a product that they used to carry. Before making a long drive to purchase your thread, you may wish to call...MORE ahead and confirm with the retailer that they do in fact have the kind of thread you want currently in stock.

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    Aunt Lydia's Classic Crochet Thread -- Mercerized Cotton, Size 10.
    Aunt Lydia's Classic Crochet Thread -- Mercerized Cotton, Size 10. Aunt Lydia's Classic Crochet Thread -- Mercerized Cotton, Size 10. Photo Copyright Amy Solovay.

    Aunt Lydia's thread is available in both mercerized cotton and bamboo. If you want the cotton, look for "Aunt Lydia's Classic Crochet Thread;" if you want the bamboo, look for either "Aunt Lydia's Bamboo Crochet Thread" (the solid version) or "Aunt Lydia's Bamboo Ice" (the metallic version.)

    Aunt Lydia's thread comes in a range of sizes. Both solid colors and metallics are available.

    Aunt Lydia's crochet thread is manufactured by Coats and Clark. You...MORE can ​view the product page at the manufacturer's website.

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    Red Heart Crochet Nylon Thread
    Red Heart Crochet Nylon Thread. Red Heart Crochet Nylon Thread -- Photo Courtesy of Pricegrabber

    Red Heart makes crochet threads in both nylon and cotton.

    I have seen the nylon crochet thread available for sale at Hobby Lobby stores.

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    Spool of DMC thread
    Photo from Amazon

    DMC manufactures several popular brands of crochet thread, including Cebelia, Senso, and Traditions.

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    Spool of blue Bernat thread
    Photo from Amazon

    Bernat Handicrafter crochet thread is available in either acrylic or cotton.

    You can ​go to the Bernat website to see free knitting and crochet patterns that utilize this crochet thread.You may need to become a member of their website to access the free patterns.

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    Silk Crochet Thread

    I've posted a separate page on the topic of silk crochet thread, showing you which silk crochet threads I've discovered and where to buy them.

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    What Can You Make With Crochet Thread?

    Crocheted Doily
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    Once you've purchased your crochet thread, it's time to get creative! Here are links to a few of the things you can make with crochet thread: