Thank you folks! You got us shortlisted for Best Local Independent Yarn Store, South East of England. This is a big deal! If you’ve enjoyed a class here, taken pleasure in a shopping trip, had fun at knitting group or have any other reason to like us, please vote for us We’re up against the behemoth that is Loop in London so rather a lot of votes are going to be needed!
Let’s Knit are offering a spa break to a lucky voter. Nice.
Be the first people to get involved in a summer-long project to jazz up Cambridge with some public art with a difference: a spectacular long-lasting flower display. Imagine hundreds, nay thousands of handmade flowers together, in shades of purple and blue. Associated activities around the display will raise awareness and funds for Cambridge Rape Crisis.
Saturday 30th April, 10am – 1pm at The Sheep Shop
You’ll need some DK or aran yarn in shades of bright purple or deep blue, and some yellow, with hook or needle size to match. Yarnbombers get 10% off on Yarn Shop Day when they buy suitable supplies here.
Are you looking for a gift which is special, or something for yourself readymade? Nothing beats handmade. Our customers are hugely talented and some have their own webshops for knitted, crocheted and felted goods. You can buy (or in some cases commission) directly from the makers here.
Ravelry is THE best website in the world. To celebrate some of its uses we’re holding a prize draw. Projects made from Sheep Shop yarn and shared in The Sheep Shop Rav Group from now until April 14th give you a chance of winning your choice of yarns from the shop worth up to £25! Full competition details are here.
Back in the summer, lovely folks Josh and Michael from Cambridge film production company The Night Factory came to make a promotional video for the shop. Thank you to Friday morning knitting group for starring in it, alongside our wonderful yarns. Because it was high summer, our shelves were not quite as full of wool as they usually are – there would be even more at other times of the year! Thank you The Night Factory – isn’t it cool backing music? They made it.
Whilst he was here at The Sheep Shop, Vero interviewed Stephen West for a special episode of the Along the Lanes podcast. Stephen is utterly wonderful and his designs made people crazy with glee just touching them!