About Us

Common Threads opened in October 1994 by Mother & Daughter team, Caryl and Nancy Nelson. Today we offer an abundance of yarns, knitting and crochet expertise.

Caryl has her BFA in Accounting and Finance from San Diego State University.

Nancy has her BFA in Fashion Design from Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design and currently teaches textiles at Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, San Diego.

Store Hours

We have different hours during our Fall season from the Summer season. These two seasons are separated by Labor day to Memorial day.

Fall Store Hours are:

  • Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 10am to 7pm
  • Sunday 12pm to 5pm
  • Monday Closed

Summer Store Hours are:

  • Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 10am to 7pm
  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday Closed