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British Knitting and Crochet Awards 2017

2017 Award Winners

Run by Let's Knit and Let's Get Crafting, the awards are entirely customer-led with all the finalists nominated and voted for by the public. This year, there were almost 15,000 votes – a 5% increase from 2016 – showing once again how important these awards are to knitters and crocheters across the country.

the categories

  • Best Baby Yarn Brand 1st Place - Debbie Bliss

    2nd Place - Stylecraft

    3rd Place - Sirdar

  • Best Independent Yarn Brand 1st Place - West Yorkshire Spinners

    2nd Place - TOFT

    3rd Place - Baa Ram Ewe

  • Best Value Yarn Brand 1st Place - Stylecraft

    2nd Place - Drops

    3rd Place - Sirdar

  • Best Luxury Yarn Brand 1st Place - Rowan

    2nd Place - Debbie Bliss

    3rd Place - West Yorkshire Spinners

  • Best Sock Yarn Brand 1st Place - West Yorkshire Spinners

    2nd Place - Stylecraft

    3rd Place - Regia

  • Best Overall Yarn Brand 1st Place - Stylecraft

    2nd Place - Sirdar

    3rd Place - Rowan

  • Best Brand For British Yarn 1st Place - West Yorkshire Spinners

    2nd Place - TOFT

    3rd Place - Baa Ram Ewe

  • Favourite Pattern House 1st Place - Rowan

    2nd Place - Stylecraft

    3rd Place - Sirdar

  • Favourite Knitting Designer 1st Place - Debbie Bliss

    2nd Place - Louisa Harding

    3rd Place - Kaffe Fassett

  • Best chain store/multiple 1st Place - Hobbycraft

    2nd Place - John Lewis

    3rd Place - Abakhan

  • Best Online Shop 1st Place - Wool Warehouse

    2nd Place - LoveKnitting

    3rd Place - Black Sheep Wools

  • Best local independent yarn store (Ireland) 1st Place - This Is Knit, Dublin

    2nd Place - Love Wool, Portadown

    3rd Place - Parlour Yarns, Carrickfergus

  • Best local independent yarn store (Midlands) 1st Place - Knit Nottingham, Nottingham

    2nd Place - Christine's Wool Shop, Bournville

    3rd Place - Woolyhippo, Hinckley

  • Best local independent yarn store (Wales) 1st Place - The Wool Croft, Abergavenny

    2nd Place - Rosemary's Wool Shop, Aberaeron

    3rd Place - Red Apple Yarn, Lampeter

  • Best local independent yarn store (South West of England) 1st Place - Spin A Yarn, Devon

    2nd Place - Get Knitted, Bristol

    3rd Place - Pins & Needles, Devizes

  • Best local independent yarn store (Scotland) 1st Place - Wool for Ewe, Aberdeen

    2nd Place - Ginger Twist Studio, Edinburgh

    3rd Place - The Yarn Cake, Glasgow

  • Best local independent yarn store (North of England) 1st Place - Black Sheep Wools, Warrington

    2nd Place - Purl & Jane, Skipton

    3rd Place - Yarn etc, Harrogate

  • Best local independent yarn store (South East of England) 1st Place - Loop, London

    2nd Place - The Sheep Shop, Cambridge

    3rd Place - I Knit London, London

  • Best Knitting Needle Range 1st Place - KnitPro

    2nd Place - Clover

    3rd Place - Pony

  • Best Knitting Accessories Range 1st Place - KnitPro

    2nd Place - Clover

    3rd Place - Pony

  • Best Ready-To-Use Knits 1st Place - Wool Warehouse/Attic24

    2nd Place - Deramores

    3rd Place - TOFT

  • Favourite Knitting Blog 1st Place - LoveKnitting

    2nd Place - Black Sheep Wools

    3rd Place - Winwick Mum

  • Best Website 1st Place - Ravelry

    2nd Place - Wool Warehouse/Attic24

    3rd Place - LoveKnitting

  • Favourite Knitting Book 2016/2017 1st Place - The Sock Drawer - Verity Castledine

    2nd Place - Hygge Knits - Nicki Trench

    3rd Place - Knitting From the North - Hilary Grant

  • Best Knitting Show Event 2016/2017 1st Place - Yarndale, Skipton, September

    2nd Place - The Knitting & Stitching Show, Ally Pally, October

    3rd Place - The Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate, November

  • Best Yarn For Crochet 1st Place - Stylecraft

    2nd Place - Sirdar

    3rd Place - Scheepjes

  • Favourite Crochet Designer 1st Place - Lucy, Attic24

    2nd Place - Jane Crowfoot

    3rd Place - Kerry Lord

  • Best Crochet Store 1st Place - Wool Warehouse

    2nd Place - Black Sheep Wools

    3rd Place - Hobbycraft

  • Favourite Crochet Blog 1st Place - Attic24

    2nd Place - Look At What I Made

    3rd Place - Bella Coco

  • Favourite Crochet Book 2016/2017 1st Place - Granny Squares and Shapes - Sue Pinner

    2nd Place - Edward's Crochet Imaginarium - Kerry Lord

    3rd Place - Sophie's Universe - Dedri Uys

  • Best Crochet Accessories Range 1st Place - Clover

    2nd Place - KnitPro

    3rd Place - Pony

  • Favourite Charity Campaign 1st Place - Octopuses for Premature Babies

    2nd Place - Innocent Big Knit

    3rd Place - Cherished Gowns for Angel Babies

Don't miss out on your chance to win, nominations close on 12th April 2018.

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