We highlight some of the best yarn shops to get all of your knitting supplies in the South West England
Looking for wool shops, haberdasheries or yarn supplies in South West England? Whether you’re there on staycation, from beautiful city stays to counties such as Devon and Cornwall being home to some of the most photographed coastal towns and villages in the UK, or live there as a local, we’ve got you covered.
1. Truro Wool
Tucked away just off the main Boscowan Street, Truro Wool is a haven of gorgeous yarns and accessories. Stocking over 1,000 different yarns from mainstream suppliers to local independents, you’re sure to find the perfect yarn. Truro Wool also runs workshops, social groups and one-to-one tuition both in person and online. Check out Truro Wool’s website here, or have a browse in their friendly shop next time you’re in Truro.
St Mary’s Street
2. Knit Happens
Located in Bodmin, Cornwall, Knit Happens is a welcoming, warm and vibrant shop offering a wide range of yarns, Cornish-made products and accessories. With a large upstairs workshop area, this den of woolly goodness is also a local crafting hub offering numerous classes and natter sessions each week.
Unit 2 Travail Business Park,
3. Purple Valley Woolshop
Purple Valley specialises in wool, knitting, crochet, fabric, sewing accessories, craft and art books, felting, diamond painting, needlecraft, Dylon Dye, Emma Ball products, Twine, Macramé, Ribbons and Devon’s biggest button bar. Purple Valley Woolshop is open Mon-Sat 10am to 3pm.
Purple Valley Crafts Wool and Fabric Shop
31 Palace Avenue
Tel: 01803 663607
4. The Left Hookery
The Left Hookery is a tiny independent yarn shop based in North Devon. You’ll find a range of chunky recycled rope and macramé yarn along with patterns, kits and everything you need to complete your project.
The Left Hookery
12 Butcher’s Row,
5. Fabrics Plus
Fabrics Plus have an extensive range of haberdashery products in store and online from, amongst many, Knit Pro, Hemline, Pony, Gutermann and DMC. Fabrics Plus covers all the main craft groups from quilting, patchwork, dressmaking, knitting and crocheting and offer free delivery on all orders over £25.
13-19 Badminton Road
6. Clare’s Little Wool Shop
In the heart of Bude you’ll find Clare’s Little Wool Shop. Clare has a tiny shop but it is packed full of yarns from her favourite brands: Rowan, Stylecraft, King Cole, West Yorkshire Spinners, Sirdar and usually a few surprises such as local handspun alpaca. Clare is a Knit Pro stockist and also has patterns, buttons and accessories. Above all, Clare has a passion for knitting and crochet – her enthusiasm is catching!
Clare’s Little Wool Shop
30b Belle Vue Ln