The Black Sheep 1060 S. Coast Hiway 101, Encinitas, CA


Welcome to The Black Sheep!

We specialize in yarns made from natural fibers -- wool, silk, cotton, alpaca, rayon, and some synthetic blends -- for knitting, crochet and weaving.

We were open for 40 years in Encinitas, but in 2016 we moved to Sorrento Valley! Please visit us at:

11675 Sorrento Valley Rd. #H
San Diego, CA 92121
NEW PHONE: 858-481-6708

Please subscribe to our email list so we can notify you about our sales and special events: Click here!

Now it's time for you to come in and check out the "new" space. We hope you will be as excited as we are to continue this new adventure!

Thanks again for your support, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Karen, Maggie, Kathy

(Click here for detailed driving directions and photos on our "About Us" page.)

Wish Book -- Gift Registry

Throughout the year, we hear, "What do I get my knitter/crocheter/weaver/spinner/fiber artist?"
We have a solution -- OUR BIG BLACK BOOK!

Come in and fill out your Wish List, and we will put your page in our Big Black Book.  Then the people in your life can consult your wish list for any gift-giving occasion. Or click to download it here, fill it out and bring it in! 

Please be sure to get on our email list, as we have even more fun in store for you in the months ahead!

Karen and Maggie (center and right) are at the store most days. Kathy (on the left) is here on Wednesdays, and often teaches a Knit Clinic class on Saturdays. Call to reserve a space and solve your knitting problems!
We try and make the most of our square footage! Bright, spacious, and colorful.
Malabrigo Yarn hangs high all around the store.
We stock yarns from many different companies. Visit our "Yarns" page for a list of some of them.
Alchemy is one of our favorite yarns.
Lots of samples and displays.
Come and sit a spell -- read a book or search for patterns.


About The Black Sheep:

In business for almost 40 years, The Black Sheep is a retail yarn store. We specialize in natural fibers -- wool, silk cotton, alpaca, rayon, and some synthetic blends.




10:00 - 6:00 Monday - Saturday. Closed Sunday



11675 Sorrento Valley Rd. #H • San Diego, CA 92121





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