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Explorer Mohair Tweed - Exclusive to Great British Yarns

We stock a great range of British undyed yarns

We stock a wide range of books and patterns

We are the only UK stockist of KnitPicks.

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14 Jun

Shetland Islands council: Change Shetland councils Decsission not to renew Shetland amenity trusts ... via @UKChange

13 Mar

Check out the range on our new website

13 Mar

We are collaborating with @ayarnstory to produce a fabulous new range of yarns and patterns called Walcot Yarns. It's very exciting!

31 Dec

We're back online! Thank goodness for that! Sorry for any inconvenience.

31 Dec

Sadly the website is down! Might be for a few days.... Will tweet again when it's back up. Happy New Year!

13 Sep

Small amount of Felici Rainbow arriving later today! There may also be some Time Traveller as well......

26 Aug

Have 15% off our Coast yarn. Use the code COAST at checkout.

17 Mar

Will there be anywhere to leave bags? For those of us that missed their flight and have to go straight to the show tomorrow. @edinyarnfest

18 Dec

Our sale has started - lots of really good reductions!

27 Oct

Quick offer on Rowan Pure Wool Worsted. Use the code PWW for ?2.00 off per ball!

16 Oct

Want to make the Persian Dreams Blanket? We now have yarn packs at a great price!

26 Sep

Having a fantastic time at #yarndale!

17 Sep

We've got a fantastic new yarn to show off at Yarndale!

28 Aug

Take 10% off Kate Davies patterns and yarn kits from now until midnight on Monday. Use the code KATE

18 Aug

@IgnisdragonL Pleased to help. Hope it's a very speedy recovery.

06 Aug

15% off Jamieson's Spindrift until midnight 16 August, use code SPINDRIFT at checkout

24 Jul

We are now offering free shipping for orders over ?25!

15 Jul

10% off Kate Davies patterns and yarn kits until midnight tomorrow 16 June. Use code KATE at checkout.

08 Jul

Explorer Coast Lace - all colours back in stock except Kingfisher (due soon!)

08 Jul

We've also just had a delivery of DeLuxe Blocking Wire sets

07 Jul

Beekeeper's Quilt Kit now back in stock

12 Jun

We are offering 10% discount on all purchases this weekend - but your order might not be posted until Thursday. Why? We'll keep you posted!

20 Apr

@HummeraMughal No, there's no expiry date for the subscription code! We'll keep everyone informed about the KnitPicks on our newsletters.

19 Apr

@HummeraMughal sorry, only just seen this. Yes we will later in the summer.

17 Apr

Have lovely new yarn in stock from De Rerum Natura - gorgeous organic merino

01 Apr

Look at my lovely new buttons...

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!



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 , Jamiesons of Shetland, John Arbon, West Yorkshire Spinners and King Cole as well as from talented indie dyers such as Five Moons and Jillybeans. 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,  and Chroma ranges. We also stock Knit Picks interchangeable knitting needles, 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!