Rockmellon where are you in Maryland? If you are anywhere near Gettysburg, PA check out The Mannings
, Great people, great store, great classes and great knitter, spinner and weaver days. Well worth the trip. There are also a lot of LYS in the MD/VA/DE/PA/WV area.
Yes there are spots in the Old Line state where YLS are few and far between.
Born in Frederick, grew up in Mt. Airy, Married and lived again in Frederick, now in south central PA.