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The Shilasdair Shop - CLOSED

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So sad it’s closing

Went here on its last day this week, bought a good lot of quality wool, so sad it closes end of... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
476ianc
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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It's moving- but still a great stop for knitters!!

My friend and I found this by pure chance after picking up a craft guide for Skye (I'd highly... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
emmaball2
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Calverton, United Kingdom
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“It's moving- but still a great stop for knitters!!”
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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Went here on its last day this week, bought a good lot of quality wool, so sad it closes end of October,business is moving elsewhere on Skye but will it be as good,,,, Shame it’s going but understand why ,,, good luck

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank 476ianc
SkyeShilasdairShop, Manager at The Shilasdair Shop, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2017

Glad you could make it and that we still had something left that you liked! Good luck to Kirsty for the future.

Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I found this by pure chance after picking up a craft guide for Skye (I'd highly recommend getting one!!) Both of us knitters- myself an artist too- this shop was a dream... the yarns beautiful and all dyed using natural colours! The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank emmaball2
Reviewed August 23, 2017

I was only able to make it to one yarn shop while on Skye, and I was glad it was Shilsadair. The selection of absolutely lovely hand-dyed yarns was superb and the service was very friendly and helpful. The shop is located in the most...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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SkyeShilasdairShop, Owner at The Shilasdair Shop, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We certainly must have one of the best views of any yarn shop! The building was actually purpose built in 2001. For a few years it adjoined the dye shed which...More

Reviewed August 21, 2017

Great shop if you like knitting! Excellent yarns. Highly recommended for creative people. You can easily combine a visit with skyeskyns

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank HeleneSalomons
SkyeShilasdairShop, Owner at The Shilasdair Shop, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thanks for the positive review. I hope you enjoyed your visit to the beautiful Waternish peninsular

Reviewed August 3, 2017

This is out of the way, but well worth making the effort. The wool quality is superb and I loved the fact they were specially dyed to represent the local countryside e.g. Bracken, heather. The lady working there was helpful in advising me about patterns...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Carmen W
SkyeShilasdairShop, Owner at The Shilasdair Shop, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2017

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your visit to our shop. It is a long way to come but there are plenty of other interesting things to do on the Waternish Peninsular so well worth the journey.

Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little shop selling naturally died yarn and home made products. Interesting small exhibit re the dying process. Probably limited appeal but a must for anyone interested in knitting who visits this part of Skye

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank WyldeGreenJMA
SkyeShilasdairShop, Manager at The Shilasdair Shop, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your visit. We are fortunate that so many people make the trip to see us.

Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

We drove out to Waternish primarily to go to the Shilasdair Shop. Based on the description we read - disclaimer- it may not have been written by the Shilasdair Shop - we were expecting more products to purchase that were already made and to see...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank stevebV4185JE
SkyeShilasdairShop, Owner at The Shilasdair Shop, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

So sorry you were disappointed by your visit. We don't offer an opportunity to see the actual dyeing taking place as most of the dyeing happens in the winter months when visitors are rather scarce. I'm not sure what more we could offer in terms...More

Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

What an awesome shop. Could have stayed for hours checking out all the different yarns available. Its definately worth the effort to get there

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank A303
SkyeShilasdairShop, Owner at The Shilasdair Shop, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Thanks so much! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Please tell your friends!!

Reviewed June 3, 2017

Truly beautiful location. Comfy chair available for Dad - though he needed assistance to get back out! Wonderful yarn choices, buttons, patterns, beautiful colours - so unique - what could be more special than souvenir yarn dyed here on Skye. I chose a wonderful green/blue...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank HummingbirdTX
SkyeShilasdairShop, Owner at The Shilasdair Shop, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Dear Hummingbird TX - I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Hope you enjoy knitting with your Shilasdair dyed yarn. Best wishes to your Dad too Judi

Reviewed June 3, 2017

A lovely place for a visit with an abundance of different types of wool with nice, friendly service. Definately recommended!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank galesa2
SkyeShilasdairShop, Owner at The Shilasdair Shop, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2017

Dear Galesa2 thank you for your lovely comments.

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