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A must for knitters

Here you can see wool being spun. You can buy local wool, patterns and knitting kits. All you need... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2019
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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great selection of local yarns and handspun

Any knitter/weaver/crocheter/spinner will love this place. Great opportunity to pick up local yarn... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2019
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Here you can see wool being spun. You can buy local wool, patterns and knitting kits. All you need to knit a cardigan for your partner or grand-children, at a price. Parking is not always easy.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 27, 2019

Any knitter/weaver/crocheter/spinner will love this place. Great opportunity to pick up local yarn and handspun.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank spwknits
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Chanced upon this wee shop when leaving the Isle of Skye. Follow the sheet cutout on the road down a narrow drive. This shop has everything for the knitters or crocheter. Beautiful hand spun and dyed dark in skeins and balls. There is a huge...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Carol W
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

What a great little find! Original one off knitwear scoured the island looking for some thing local..i purchased a handcrafted jumper..a complete one off the service wad outstanding really helpful and they also do mail order commissions ! They also have a great selection of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tracey W
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Tucked away, but a real find for anyone who knits or loves handmade textiles and garments . Because I knit for charity I raided the basket of odd balls, as well as the regular yarns. Thank you to Morag, our coach driver, for pointing out...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jenny O
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

This shop has everything a yarnsports person could want. So many types of fibers for spinning, beautiful handspun and dyed yarns, knitting, felting, crochet, and weaving tools, as well as a large selection of handmade sweaters in many colors and sizes. Definitely a stop worth...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Emily L
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Bought two lovely hand-knitted sweaters with intricate cabling. Very soft yarn. Friendly service and help. Made with GB yarn.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Betsy M
Reviewed July 30, 2017

I crochet a lot at home and searched for shops like this but we only found this shop while walking from Breakish to Broadford, because just a small sign on the right sight of the road gives a hint for this great shop. You can...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tibby_Thistle
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Called in as I'm an avid knitter. Watched whilst the owner painted some silk yarn and fixed the colour. Fascinating. Was spoilt for choice, I could have spent all day and all my money! So friendly and helpful. Would definitely go back if in the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kate M
Reviewed October 5, 2016

This shop had been recommended to me on Twitter, and as a knitter, I just had to see it. I didn't have much time, which was probably good because it prevented me from spending all my money there ;-) It's a well-stocked shop and I...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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