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Take a look at our Explorer Yarns

Exclusive to Great British Yarns

We stock a wide range of British Wools

We love Brooklyn Tweed Patterns

New in - Kids Patterns

We are the UK stockists of KnitPicks

We deliver worldwide

Check out our wide range of Buttons and Accessories


20 Feb

10% discount on Brooklyn Tweed patterns - new collection coming soon! . Discount applied at checkout.

16 Feb

Is the lesson to actually finish things......

16 Feb

I appear to have lost the steeked fairisle waistcoat I have been making for the past 7 years....

30 Jan

@rhian82 I see... I thought you would have to be a demon knitter to get that done in the time!

30 Jan

@rhian82 @gbyarns Thats amazing! Looks great - I didn't think you'd finish it ......

21 Jan

New venue for KnitClub! Weston Hotel, Bath on Thursday 7 - 9 pm as usual. Hope to see you there!

13 Jan

Don't forget we are shutting the Studio on Saturday so if you need anything do pop in soon!

08 Dec

Don't forget we have some lovely yarn bowls that will make fantastic gifts!

05 Dec

Just to say we're closed tomorrow at the Bath Studio - we're going to a wedding!

23 Nov

KnitPicks sale! 15% off all KnitPicks until midnight Monday 24 November. Use code FLASH at checkout.

13 Nov

@TiggerishJen really sorry to have missed this. They are back in stock now.

30 Oct

@AnnKingstone Yes we do!

17 Oct

Would anyone like to join our Knit a tam class tomorrow? We have a couple of spaces!

11 Oct

Oh dear - that embarrassing! Our newsletter has a fairly large bit of unwanted text left in.... We are aware!

06 Oct

Thanks for bearing with us whilst we sort out a few teething problems with the website! It's pretty much sorted now!

03 Oct

@rhian82 Yes! It's uploading and we can't see it here yet! Do you like it?

26 Sep

@ClaireShels Yes! Wednesday morning 10.30 to 12 ish. Thursday eve 7 to 9. Hope you can make it!

26 Sep

Chroma now in stock!

26 Aug

@Lupatria that would be great! Thanks!

26 Aug

@Lupatria Having a new website built and this will let you search by weight! Hopefully ready in week or two!

11 Aug

@cnetching That's lovely, beautifully made!

11 Aug

If you are already a newsletter subscriber, then you still have a chance. Just leave a comment in our Ravelry group.

11 Aug

We'll be picking the winners of the Shawl Giveaway at 2.00pm. Still time to enter, just sign up for our newsletter.

07 Aug

Don't forget to enter the Union Shawl Give Away! Either sign up to the newsletter or leave a Ravelry comment.

01 Aug

You also get a 10% discount on your first order if you are a newsletter subscriber.

01 Aug

2 shawl kits up for grabs. If you subscribe to our newsletter comment in our Ravelry thread. If not join here

31 Jul

Our lovely yarn bowls are featured in Simply Crochet this month!

04 Jul

Look, we have lovely new lace yarn - Coast - lambswool/cotton.

27 Jun

@TTwistedStrings possibly, but not until September at the earliest, I'm afraid.

25 Jun

Want to learn to crochet? We have spaces left on Saturday! @InBath @welovebath @nowbath

11 Jun

@Ledas_Fingers Thanks! Hope you enjoy using it!

07 Jun

@iMakeGuernsey Last count around 5 that I regularly look at, probably 12 more in a plastic box....

05 Jun

Two spaces left on our Crochet Improvers course on the 14 June!

10 May

Still have places on our Knit a Gansey class next Saturday.

06 May

@rhian82 Looks fabulous! Love the pattern, well worth the wait I should think!

01 May

We have a couple of spaces left on our Beginner's Crochet class this Saturday am .

30 Apr

@rhian82 lovely!

24 Apr

@rhian82 There's still some here!

30 Jan

Tiny Owl Knit Kits back in stock.



Great British Yarns – the online shop for discerning knitters

Buy online from our carefully selected range of quality knitting yarns, contemporary patterns and knitting accessories. You can browse and choose wool from a number of UK brands and producers including Rowan, Jamiesons of Shetland, Debbie Bliss, John Arbon, West Yorkshire Spinners and King Cole as well as from talented indie dyers such as Eden Cottage and Nunoco. We also have our own exclusive Explorer and Union ranges which include lace weight and DK weight yarn.

Great British Yarns are the only UK stockist of Knit Picks yarns and knitting needles including their Palette, Wool of the Andes and Chroma ranges. We also stock Knit Pro interchangeable knitting needles, Herdy mugs and wool, Studio Donegal soft and aran yarn and Brooklyn Tweed knitting patterns.

We ship world wide so whether you are looking for a single skein for crochet or enough yarn and needles for a large fair isle project we have everything that you need!