We are rich in history and experience.
Elda Doerr and Velma Bamford in the Yarn Finishing department packing yarn.
The beginning of an era
In 1952, Spinrite as it is known today was formed by our founder, David Hay, using the land and buildings originally operated under the name of Maitland Spinning Mills. Operations started on a small scale, but with a lot of hard work, they were soon able to establish Spinrite as a leading player in the craft industry.
Modern day spinrite
In recent years, we have grown significantly
We launched Yarnspirations as our one stop shop for all of our brands online.
Spinrite purchased the Caron brand from National Spinning which added new yarns and latch hook kits to its product portfolio.
Spinrite acquired Coats & Clark and added famous brands like Red Heart, Coats & Clark, Aunt Lydia and Susan Bates to its portfolio.
Crafting from coast to coast
Today, Spinrite employs approximately 1,200 people and has several locations across North America. We are the largest marketer of craft yarns and consumer sewing thread in North America. Looking to the future, Spinrite’s goal is to be the largest inspiration-driven company for makers all over the world. In doing so, we will continue to broaden our scope to include other creative products that appeal to our passionate consumer base. We have succeeded because of our people, our processes and our openness to new ideas and we are so excited for what the future has in store.