Welcome to the website for The Knit Studio, a unique knitting destination in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Owned by Anne Makepeace, the Knit Studio opened in September, 2010, and is located in the cloister of the historic 13th century Blackfriars Priory. Find us just behind The Gate complex and China Town. There are directions available.
SPECIALISING IN BRITISH AND RARE BREED YARNS & YARNS PRODUCED AND DYED BY INDEPENDANT AND UK INDIE SPINNERS AND DYERS.
We are delighted to stock some of the best UK brand knitting yarns including Rowan, Colinette, Natural Dye Studio, Ba T'at Yarns from Ilkley, and Flying Flock from Shetland.
Other selected ranges include Adriafil, Zauberball, Regia, Lang and Jawoll sock yarns, Manos del Uruguay, selected Noron yarns and Artesano.
New for 2012 Malabrigo yarns from Uruguay.
King Cole 4ply, DK, Aran and Chunky 100% Merino wool with 'Anti-tickle'!
The Knit Studio is proud to support British sheep breeds and Rare Breeds and we stock Shetland, Blue-Faced Leicester, Manx, Black Welsh, Grey Suffolk, Jacob, Falkland and Hebridean. Undyed yarns in a variety of weights - all of which are from British sheep breeds.
Supporting UK and local suppliers and dyers - Local Designers include Hambley Yarns, Spinning Fibres & Stitchmarkers, Natural Born Dyer Yarns, Spinning Fibres and 'Curls', KnittyKitty and FibreSpace Handspun Yarns and
Wear Alpaca yarns from Hexham, Northumberland.
Come and see our wide range of knitting accessories, including Brittany Birch, KnitPro, Clover Soft Touch, Addi and Boye.
Full range of Knit Pro Needle and Crochet Hook sets, Knit Pro needle tips, cables etc and Knit Pro Straight Needles, single DPN sets and Crochet Hooks, and Clover accessories.
Unique collection of handcrafted, locally sourced gifts including stitch markers, needle cases, badges and brooches.
Largest selection of Knitting, Crochet & Sewing Books in the North East - including all the new Interweave titles, knitting, crochet & sewing magazines.
We stock a selection of sewing patterns and a range of fabrics including Amy Butler, Moda, Joel Dewberry.
Spinning supplies, including hand-dyed batts from British Sheep Breeds, dyed by local independant dyers and spinners.
Gift ideas and Cards.
£1.00 FLAT RATE FOR ALL P&P for UK orders
If you cannot get to The Knit Studio, please ring or email and I will be happy to post out your order!
Events for 2013 including workshop programme available
or call 0191 3408478 for details.
OPENING TIMES 2013
ANY CHANGE IN THE WEATHER PLEASE RING MY MOBILE (LISTED BELOW) TO CHECK
Wednesday : 10am - 4.00pm.
Thursday: 12 noon - 8.00pm.
Friday & Saturday: 10am - 4.00pm.
The Knit Studio
6 Friars Green
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 340 8478 Weds, Thurs, Fri & Sat
Mob: 07540 277 764 Any other time