A knitter’s guide to the best places to buy yarn and craft supplies in Wales
If you’re a knitter heading to Wales for a getaway, or you’re a local looking for the best knitting shops near you, we’ve got you covered. Alongside your trips to see the breath-taking views Wales has to offer, from the Brecon Beacons to Cardiff Castle, don’t forget to get your knitting fix! For good quality yarn and supplies, read on to discover some of the best Wales wool shops, haberdasheries, and craft stores around.
Debs Wool Shop
Debs Wool Shop can be found in the beautiful town of Llandeilo, nestled amongst the rolling Welsh hills. Stocking a range of yarns from luxury to everyday as well as patterns, books and accessories, the lovely people at Debs Wool Shop are always happy to help with advice, hints and tips. They hope you enjoy shopping with them!
99 Rhosmaen St, Llandeilo, SA19 6HA
Visit the website at: debswoolshop.com
YLP Haberdashery is a well-established family business in north Wales stocking a wide range of wool, fabric, haberdashery, patterns, knitting accessories and needlework. With three store locations to choose from, you’re spoilt for choice!
YLP Haberdashery. Caernarfon, LL55 1RR. 01286 678230
Siop Elenna. Llangefni. Anglesey, LL77 7DU. 01248 724594
Siop Anna. Porthmadog, LL49 9BT. 01766 515011
The Craft Cwtch
The Craft Cwtch in Bridgend Indoor Market has wool, yarn and buttons from all over the world at prices to suit every pocket. If The Craft Cwtch hasn’t got what you want, they will source it. As well as offering friendly advice and guidance free of charge, The Craft Cwtch also runs short courses in crochet and knitting.
Stall 27 Bridgend Indoor Market, The Rhiw, Bridgend, CF31 1DL
Visit the website at: thecraftcwtch.co.uk
Neath Valley Wools
Neath Valley Wools is located in a small town, Glynneath, just off the A465 bordering the Brecon National Park and Waterfall County. The shop stocks lots of fine wool and yarn from Malibrigo, Manos, Schoppel, Rowan, West Yorkshire Spinners and Rico, as well as some locally based, spun and dyed Welsh wool, and so much more….
Neath Valley Wools, 75 High Street, Glynneath, SA11 5TB
Visit the website at: smallscrafts.co.uk
If you are visiting Pembrokeshire, be sure to stop off at Janes Fishguard. Not just a wool shop, Janes is also a craft, haberdashery and coffee shop, all under one roof and located on the high street. Hidden out back is a secluded, tranquil garden, where visitors can enjoy a cuppa, whilst knitting or crocheting – dogs are also welcome!
14-18 High Street, Fishguard, SA65 9AR
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Based in Pontyclun, Ammonite Yarns stock a wide range of commercial and indie-dyed yarns and will be taking the LYS experience to Wonderwool Wales this April. Collaborating with hand-dyer Woolly Wumpkins, Ammonite Yarns will be showcasing new designs inspired by the South Wales coast where beachcombers often find our namesake fossils.
7 Llantrisant Road, Pontyclun, Wales, CF72 9DP
Visit the website at: ammoniteyarns.co.uk