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One of the best yarn shops in the UK!

The Sheep Shop is officially one of the best yarn shops in the country.  Wahay!  A British Knitting Award came our way this month at the Knitting & Stitch Show at Alexandra Palace.  Big thank you to organisers Let’s Knit and the 14,000 voters!

Can you tell they plied us with Prosecco?  Pictured are the proprietresses of the three Best Local Independent Yarn Stores in South East England: Lois ofJenny Wrens Yarns in Ipswich (1st – centre), myself of The Sheep Shop, Cambridge (2nd – left) and Sam of Sconch in Braintree (3rd – right).

Am over the moon.  Thank you for your votes!

Best Local Independent Yarn Store nomination

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.

Stephen West is coming!

Photography and makeup by Alexandra Feo

Who would like to show off their Westknits mystery shawls (and other items in their Westknits wardrobe) to Stephen West himself? Yes, the knitting SUPERSTAR is coming to Cambridge!

  • Sunday 6th December, 3 – 5pm

Experience the colourful world of Westknits during this inspirational sample show and pattern signing. Stephen will talk about his latest designs, share stories, sign patterns, and help you select yarns for your next Westknits project!  Just drop in, it’s free to come.

Directions to The Sheep Shop are here.