Cutthroat Yarn

Knitting is a cutthroat business.

Cutthroat Yarn produces luscious, beautiful hand dyed yarn for knitters and crocheters of every skill set. You can visit the online store via or find our brand of hand dyed yarn in over 25 local yarn shops throughout the United States.

Town of Leesburg, Virginia

Because we are a fan of the arts, we are sharing with all of you! Time to vote for your favorite sculpture at Raflo Park! And, be sure to stop by and check them out in person!

The trail winding through Raflo Park, along Harrison Street, is home to a new set of five modern artworks that will remain on display until June 2020. You can vote for your favorite through Tuesday, April 23. More details can be found at the link below.


Who doesn’t love a good yarn bomb? 🧶 💣

If you love knitting, this TED Talk is perfect for you.


🚨 New kit 🚨
We have a worsted weight kit up in the CTY shop! Also, grab those last few single skeins on clearance! Don’t miss out on the colors! Scroll though on our online shop! Leesburg, Virginia

ADVENTurous Shawl Mystery Colorway

We’ve got a fun mystery knit kit for May! We are shipping out a collection of mini skeins each week in May to knit Ambah O’Brien’s ADVENTurous Shawl. Sign up now! Limited quantities and you only have until April 28th to sign up! This Ambah O’Brien knit includes a mystery colorway consisting of 25 mini sock weight skeins (2,000 yards in our standard washable sock weight base) shipped weekly during May. You will receive 4 weekly shipments and the pattern download on Ravelry for this awesome knit. Orders close April 28th. A ...

Cashmere Sprinkles Sock

We have a 10 skein limited release of vibrant rainbow sprinkles in CASHMERE! And, if that wasn’t awesome enough, we are offering these beauties for $30 each & free shipping! Grab one while you can! Are you ready to treat yourself with a surprise colorway? We have a limited run of a cashmere sprinkles in a vibrant rainbow colorway (that's the only hint you'll get). Our sock weight yarn is a blend of 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, and 10% nylon with 430 yards.

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Last chance to place your order for April’s crochet kit for guaranteed delivery in the first round of shipments!

We are launching kits for the Hotel For Bees pattern by Christina Hadderingh on April 1st! Get in now on this crochet kit!

Hotel of Bees Shawl Crochet

We are launching kits for the Hotel For Bees pattern by Christina Hadderingh on April 1st! Get in now on this crochet kit! Whip out that hook! In this picture by designer Christina Hadderingh, you can see that attention to detail in this literary inspired crochet pattern. Each kit includes our nylon/wool sport weight base, dyed to order, and the Ravelry download for the pattern. Kits will ship April 1st!


Last few hours to save on our Surprise Sprinkles scale! Leesburg, Virginia

Sprinkles Surprise!

Surprise Sprinkles Sale! 24 hours left on our sale, no coupon code needed! Much like an Easter Egg surprise, you never know what you are going to get! For 48 hours only, you will get $8 off our regular price.

Peeping Cowl Kit

Check out our new kit! Pre-order now for March 1st shipment! Because we LOVE all things Joji, we are following up the 3 Color Cashmere Cowl with the Peeping Cowl Kit. We are making it available in 5 surprise colorways in our standard wool nylon sock base. So, live a little! Sample Colors (for those who want to knit it like the picture) Winter Tones (muted, da...

[02/15/18]   It’s been a minute, but we’re baaaack! We are unveiling some new kits on our site this month! And, we partnered with Loops for an exciting kit available in their February offering!

Zach Cummings, Realtor

This is an amazing organization in Loudoun County! Check out Mobile Hope and all the great things they do to help families!

Check out my conversation with Donna Fortier Mobile Hope in Loudoun County, VA. If you're looking for an organization to support financially or with your time, please consider Mobile Hope. Donna and her team are doing very important work to help protect and care for teens and young adults in Loudoun County that are precariously housed or homeless. #giveback #LoudounCountyVA #MobileHope


Pre-order your Goldfish Memory (knit) and Oliena Wrap (crochet) kits today! Orders placed by Sunday will be shipped with our first wave! So many beautiful color combos, you may not be able to pick just one... Leesburg, Virginia


We are launching our October Kits with Casapinka's Goldfish Memory (knit) and the Oliena Triangular Wrap (crochet)!
Check these out today! Kits ship October 13th! Leesburg, Virginia

Kippage Wrap pattern by Jeanette Ward

Finally! It's up on Ravelry! To all those who asked for the pattern at our trunk shows, it's here! This pattern requires one full skein of CTY Sock at 450 yards and three minis at 110 yards each.

Keep in the Loop

New knit and crochet kits launching today! Make sure you are signed up via email to see it first! 🐟 🐟 🐟 🐟 Cutthroat Yarn is a full service yarn store located in Leesburg, Virginia.

Sneak peak at the booth at #SVFF! Come check us out. #svff2017

Bounce Kit

We are Bounce-ing into fall with the Bounce Kit for knitters and Bertie for the crocheters! Grab your PSL and get blanketing! And, if you preorder, you get a free large project bag! Knit this graphically stunning lace blanket in beautiful hand-dyed Cutthroat Yarn DK. Kits are available in four vibrant colorways: dark & bright, rainbow, floral, cool, and stormy. The price of the kits includes the yarn and either the knit Bounce blanket pattern by TinCanKnits or the crochet Berti...

The Stitchin' Den

The Stitchin Den has some great 3 Color Cashmere Cowl kits, and rumor has it, they ship! Check out this awesome store!

Attention Sock Lovers

[08/09/17]   If you are in Kentucky for the I-75 yarn crawl, come out and support us at Knitwits Contemporary Yarn Shop in Crescent Springs. They've got new 3 Color Cashmere Cowl kits!

[08/09/17]   Cutthroat is at the The Stitchin' Den in Estes Park, Colorado this week and next! Check out this amazing LYS and maybe pick up a few colorful skeins for your stash!

[07/28/17]   Don't forget to check us out tomorrow at the Leesburg Art Fest! We will be in the parking garage row! We have some great sprinkles ready to find a new home.

[07/14/17]   Good news! We are making our one day return to Leesburg at the Arts in the Alley on July 29th! Come check us out at the festival! Plenty of yarn goodness!

[06/20/17]   Trunk show alert! East Tennessee is our home for the next couple weeks! Come show CTY some ❤️ at Atomic Fibers!

[06/08/17]   Our dye space looks like a rainbow sheep exploded! We will have bright summer skeins perfect for beach knitting at #fiberfest2017

[05/31/17]   We are cooking up the goods for Frederick Fiber Fest the weekend of June 10th! Be sure to stop in and check out all the hand dyed goodness!

[05/12/17]   Happening now: Trunk Show at Knit & Pearls in Avon, CT! Stop in this weekend and put some Cutthroat in your life!

Cutthroat Yarn Club

May's Yarn of the Month unveils next week! "U" don't have much time to lock in your spot. So, don't "horse" around or you will miss this (g)radiant skein! Add some color to your life starting February 1st! Yarn of the Month will ship on the first Tuesday of the month and will include a digital Ravelry download for use with your skein.

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