"Well known brands [sit] alongside more unusual, local yarns that showcase the vibrancy and rich heritage of Yorkshire’s wool producers.” Ysolda Teague, Knitting Designer extraordinaire
"An amazing shop with a really lively atmosphere and ultra friendly staff and customers which welcomes all knitters." Woolly Wormhead, wicked knitted hat designer
“your money is going toward a revitalization of local wool production—helping preserve skills and ensure a genetic diversity in the wool pool that, ultimately, will benefit us all.” Clara Parkes, review of Titus yarn, www.knittersreview.com
It's Worldwide Knit in Public Day next week, and we've got a super special competition for all of you taking part. We want you to let us know what you're up to for WWKIP- whether you're magic loop-ing on a mountain, or yarn bombing a barbeque, the more bonkers the better.
I'm sure my dad will be thrilled to discover I unearthed this classic shot of him circa 1982. My sisters and I still cannot fathom what or why this 'outfit' occurred but it did remind me that trying to keep his three young daughters entertained through the years must have been quite an effort on occasion. It also reminded me that Father's Day is coming up and I should thank him for...
We'll be running our usual day trip to Woolfest in Cockermouth, Cumbria on Saturday 29th June. The cost is £20 per ticket, which also includes your admission We'll be doing pick ups from outside both our stores in Headingley and Harrogate, so make sure you buy the right ticket- click here book now.
Even more exciting is that baa ram ewe has its first ever stall there this year- come and say hello!