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.
Please Note : IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
DUE TO PERSONAL CIRCUMSTANCES (FAMILY ILLNESS) THE KNIT STUDIO WILL HAVE AN AS AND WHEN OPENING POLICY. THEREFORE WE ARE OPEN THE FOLLOWING DAYS THURSDAY 22/10/15 UNTIL & INCLUDING SATURDAY 7TH NOVEMBER 2015 TIMES : THURSDAYS 2.00 TIL 20.00 FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS 10.00 TIL 16.00 PLEASE KEEP A CHECK ON THE WEBSITE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS.
PLEASE ACCEPT MY APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED.
THIS DOES NOT MEAN THE KNITSTUDIO HAS CEASED TRADING – I WILL BE REOPENING!
IF YOU RUN OUT OF YARN, OR NEED ANY SUPPLIES – PLEASE PM ME.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT, MESSAGES, PHONE CALLS, HUGS AND HELP DURING THIS TIME.
PLEASE SHARE AND HELP PASS THE WORD. XX
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.
Other selected ranges include Adriafil, Zauberball, Regia, Lang and Jawoll sock yarns, Manos del Uruguay, and Artesano.
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, Black Welsh, Grey Suffolk and Jacob. Stock changes constantly, please check if you have a specific requirement.Undyed yarns in a variety of weights - all of which are from British sheep breeds.
Proud to support UK and local suppliers and dyers.
Come and see our wide range of knitting accessories, including KnitPro & Clover Soft Touch.
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 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.
If you cannot get to The Knit Studio, please ring or email and I will be happy to post out your order!
Events for 2015 including workshop programme available
or call 0191 3408478 for details.
OPENING TIMES 2015 - see note above
The Knit Studio
6 Friars Green
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 340 8478
Mob: 07540 277 764 Any other time