About Our Yarn Shop & Knitting Classes

Over The Rainbow Yarn on School St in Rockland is the newest yarn shop in mid-coast Maine. Centrally located between Belfast and Brunswick, we are just minutes away from Camden to the north and Damariscotta to the south.  We stock a large range of yarn, tools, notions, books and patterns for hand knitters and crocheters and as well as roving for spinners and felters.

We feature artisan small batch yarns from local fiber producers.

We feature Knitters Pride needles and hooks and Classic Elite Millamia yarn. We are the largest New England retailer of Renaissance buttons.

We offer classes in basic and advanced knitting and crocheting (see our calendar here), and community space for knitting or crochet circles or guild meetings. Our skilled staff can answer questions and help you fix mistakes. Whether it’s learning your first stitches or a new complicated lace pattern, we’re here to support you. From choosing the perfect yarn and pattern for your first hat to designing your shawl or sweater, we’re here to inspire you. With tastings and trunk shows we will introduce you to the latest and greatest yarns and tools. With regular classes and events we will connect you to the vibrant fiber arts community. Sport weight or chunky, lace or Aran or Faire Isle, traditional patterns or craft activism, we’d love to see what you’re working on so stop in any time.