Fig Tree Yarns is a studio and store on the beautiful British Channel Island of Jersey, stocking artisan and inspirational hand-dyed yarns imported mainly from the USA.
Carrying exquisite yarns from well-known houses like Anzula, Shalimar, Swans Island and Dream in Colour which are otherwise difficult to obtain in the UK, we also seek out exclusive independent hand-dyers from North America for our customers who, we know, enjoy the finest yarns in life.
Hand Dyed By Kate is a small indie yarn dyeing company, based in Swansea, South Wales. Kate enjoys exploring with colour to create fun, exciting and diverse colour ways, designed to make your yarn projects the star of the show.
From self-striping, to gorgeous multicoloured kettle dyed skeins, and delicate semisolids, Kate’s unique range of dyeing styles will ensure that you will find something for your perfect project.
Owl About Yarn is a small business based in Cardiff, Wales catering to the needs, dreams and desires of knitters, crocheters, spinners and felters. The owner/operator Jennie hand dyes a range of yarns and fibres in a vibrant palette of colours guaranteed to inspire and delight!
Owl About Yarn also offers hand sewn project bags and handcrafted stitch markers in a wide variety of designs. Jennie is happy to discuss custom orders.
We will be bringing everything you need to make working with your new yarn a pleasure. Needles and hooks from Knit Pro, Hiya Hiya and Clover plus blocking kits and much more.
We also run workshops and sell an array of gorgeous yarn from our Midlands based yarn store.
Textile Garden has been selling beautiful buttons, ribbons, shawl pins and other clothing accessories for the past 10 years. I aim to offer top quality, mostly European goods. The majority of my items are made for me, and are not available elsewhere in UK. Finishing your garment or project with the perfect button can certainly make a difference so why compromise?
Whimzy is a small London-based indie dyer. Whimzy is run by Ling, when she's not chasing after 3 children, her hubby and the dog! We stock a range of yarns including our exclusive Sokkusu O, a high twist, super squishy, 100% superwash merino yarn.
The Knitting Swede is a UK based business focusing on high quality yarns sourced from the British Isles and Ireland.
When sourcing my yarns I not only look at the quality but I am also careful to choose ethical British suppliers.
My yarns are hand-painted or hand-dyed by myself in my home. During the dyeing process, I try to minimize my impact on the environment whilst dyeing as well as neutralizing any leftover water.
I also design knitting patterns to compliment my yarns.
The Yarn Cafe is a small independent online yarn shop based in Coventry. We stock a wide range of British and luxury yarns and items for knitters and crocheters. We have a number of exclusive yarns such as our own brand Heavensphere, Literally Yarn and exclusive colourways from The Knitting Goddess. We stock exclusive products such as Game of Thrones themed mitts kits and stitch markers and a wide range of patterns, books and notions.
Passionate about handmade cloth, from knitting to weaving, crochet & spinning. Naturally dyed yarns hand created In The Wool Shed in Warwickshire. In The Wool Shed also run workshops, retreats and mindfully creative textile journeys to India. Proud to be a supporter of the slow fashion revolution.
Jo.Knit.Sew is a small indie yarn business based in the South Staffordshire countryside, out of Jo's kitchen and around her busy family life. Jo likes to create bright and bold colourways using a variety of techniques to create many different styles of yarn, from one of a kind skeins to repeatable colourways suitable for bigger projects. Expect to see lots of wonderful sock yarns, mini skein sets and gradient yarns alongside bright summery cottons and some fabulous project bags made with beautiful designer fabrics.
Not too long ago, two slightly yarn obsessed friends, Liz and Fiona, with a love of all things magical took their penchant for beautiful hand dyed skeins to another level to create Yarn Angels Ltd. We produce hand dyed yarn with tender loving care from our home. We love experimenting with colour and fibres and are continuously learning along our journey. Most of our skeins are OOAK but occasionally we have repeatable colours in our shop. The Angels work well together due to Fiona's passion for bright, contrasting colours and Liz's love of graduating and complimenting colours.
Based in the heart of Glasgow creating beautiful hand dyed yarns, handmade ergonomic crochet hooks and polymer clay notions and accessories, for those people who live for their Love of Yarn.
Ginger Twist Studio is an indie vintage inspired bricks and mortar shop located in Edinburgh, Scotland. This is also the home of Ginger's Hand Dyed, a range of hand dyed yarns in a wide variety of fibres, weights and colourways. There is really something for everyone! These are dyed by the proprietor of the shop herself, so come say hello and have a squish!
Vicky the original owner of The Knitting Shed started the company in 2008. After her death in 2014 from breast cancer, husband Paul wanted Vicky’s business to carry on.
Now her sisters-in-law Louise and Nicola run it. The Knitting Shed specialises in luxury hand-dyes, knitting kits for vintage style children’s dresses and a range of quirky knitter’s accessories.
River Knits Yarn hand dye British wool yarns and spinning fibres in their narrowboat studio. River Knits are passionate about rare breeds and are in the process of having single breed (Jacobs) yarn mill spun, which will be ready for Yarningham
A range of vibrant hand dyed yarns dyed by the resident Queen Regent herself for The Queen of Purls shop. All yarns are dyed in a wee greenhouse on the outskirts of Glasgow, Scotland, in small batches. The Queen of Purls specialises in beautiful earthy colours that are layered up to create stunning complex colouways with plenty of depth.
Hand-dyed gradient and ombré yarns, on a range of luxury bases
Sherwood Yarn is an artisan indie hand dyed yarn company based in the heart of Sherwood Forest. The ever changing colours and subtleties of Sherwood Forest provide the backdrop and inspiration for my colourways. Sherwood Yarn’s are passionate about sourcing high quality yarn that when hand-dyed provides an exquisite and unique beauty that cannot be surpassed.
Wendy’s Yarn Bowls make pottery yarn bowls for enthusiastic knitters and crocheters. I have several sizes from very small for sock knitting projects to singles, doubles, triples, lidded yarn bowls in many glaze colours. I also make shawl pins and buttons.
I hand make laser cut acessories for both knitting, crochet and anything else yarn based. Currently I sell reminder stitch markers, sock blockers, badges and other items.