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Stockists

Our stockists are listed by country below. Those with websites have links. 


Czech Republic

Studio Lana-Art

This on-line shop based in the Czech Republic offers a range of natural yarns, knitted products and knitting accessories. You can contact them by telephone +(0)4207 3119 7096 or by email: [email protected]

 

Germany

Stil-Blute Handarbeit & Co

This German stockist in Brunswick east of Hanover is run by Susanne Wenke. The shop opens Tuesday to Friday, 10 am to 6 pm, and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturdays. Contact her by telephone on 0531-219 13 37, or by sending a message to info@ to the website

Strickpunkt

Karen Korff started her German yarn business in 2009. Her shop is at Unterpunkt 42, Murnau, Bayern 82418. It is closed on Sundays and Mondays, but open between 9.30 and 6 pm Tuesday to Friday and 9.30 to 1:30 pm on Saturdays. Contact Karen by telephone on +49 8841 4874597 or by email: [email protected]

Wolle Willich

Christian & Elizabeth Gütschow are the people behind this our first German stockist, at Krusestrasse 26, D - 478777 Willich which is near Dusseldorf. In addition to the shop, there is an on-line store. Elizabeth has designed several patterns in our mohair blends and also stocks Blacker Swan. Contact them by email: [email protected] or by telephone +49 2154 893 7962

 

France

Laine des Iles

Laine des Iles, run by Yasmin Harper, is an online shop based in Brittany specialising in yarns which have their origins on the islands of Northern Europe and the Falklands. Since so many of our ancient sheep breeds and knitting techniques originate on islands, Yasmin’s aim is to try and preserve that heritage by stocking a range of quality, ethical yarns, produced wherever possible by smaller, local enterprises with respect for the environment and the well-being of the animals. Laine des Iles can be contacted by phone on +33 6 25 34 28 98, or better still by email at [email protected].

 

Japan

Moorit

Blacker Yarns' increasing number of customers in Japan will welcome our first stockist in Tokyo. The shop can be found at KITTE 4F, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. They stock a wide range of Blacker Yarns and have also written some designs and have a book about us! Contact Moorit by telephone +81 (0)3-6256-0843 or email [email protected]

 

Netherlands

Bedijs

This Netherlands stockist describes itself as a 'creative shop with a twist'. It is based at Vijzelstraat 46, 1601 NK Enkhuizen. Contact them by telephone: +31 (0) 6-14774942

 

New Zealand

Jane Wool

Cheryl Schofield runs this boutique, and in order to appeal to what she describes as ‘adventurous knitters’, searches the planet for high quality yarns that might not be available in her sheep-loving country. She also delivers to Australia and other parts of the world. Contact her by emailing: [email protected]

 

Sweden

Luftmaskan

This on-line shop, which dreams of becoming a 'real' shop, is based in Täby and is run by Celeste. It offers a range of carefully selected products and is keen to support smaller entrepreneurs passionate about knitting or crocheting and who take pride in producing products that are good to both humans and the environment. Contact them by telephone on +46 8 55922004 or by email to [email protected]

 

Switzerland

Spinnwebstube

Rita Schneider's shop is 30 minutes drive west from the centre of Zurich at Zugerstrasse 14 in 8918 Unterlunkhofen. To find the detailed opening hours, visit her website by clicking above. Her yarns can also be found in our on-line shop. Rita can be emailed at [email protected]

 

United Kingdom

Born to Knit

This small, independent wool shop is at in Fisherton Mill, a converted Victorian grain mill in Salisbury, Wiltshire. It specialises in high-quality, natural yarns and runs a wide range of workshops. Contact Heather by email on [email protected] or telephone 07557 985935

BritYarn

Knowing her passion for knitting, Isla Davison's friends suggested that she open a wool shop. The result is this on-line operation which opened in 2014 and specialises in wool grown in Great Britain. 'First and foremost, BritYarn must love it if we’re going to stock it' says Isla. 'We believe in using materials and patterns we love, to create beautiful, long-lasting items'

Cornhill Pets & Country Craft

Alvis Bowker-Praed's shop is in Threadneedle Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 1AF. Contact them by telephone on 01453 757 322

Kathy's Knits

Catherine Robb's shop is at 64a Broughton Road, Edinburgh, but customers can also buy on-line. She specialises in British wool and stocks a wide range of Blacker British Breeds. Catherine also runs regular evening and full-day classes. Contact her by telephone on 0131 556 4837 or email [email protected]

Meadow Yarn

This small, family-run on-line store is based in rural Suffolk and specialises in independent, often hand-dyed yarns. It also stocks a range of 'needles and notions'. Anj or Chris will usually answer the 01986 784 448 telephone between 10 am and 4 pm. Otherwise use this email address: [email protected]

Skye Shilasdair Shop

Judi's shop at 10 Carnach, Waternish, IV55 8GL, is on the most northerly peninsular of the Isle of Skye overlooking the Outer Hebrides. It is open between 10 am and 6 pm seven days a week from Easter to the end of October. She will meet winter visitors by appointment. Telephone Judi on 01470 592 297 or contact her by email: [email protected]

Tangled Yarn

Rachel's independently run on-line yarn store offers a wide range of knitting yarns, needles, crochet hooks and patterns. She prides herself on excellent customer service. Contact her by telephone 0161 217 0858 or email: [email protected]

The Yarn Loft

Laili Cleasby's Lancashire shop, a haven for yarn enthusiasts, can be found at the Guy Syke Warehouse, Primet Hill, Colne  BB8 9NF, upstairs from A1 Motorstores. It opens on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 1-4 pm and on Wednesdays 10-4 pm. Telephone Laili on 0800 228 9400 or email [email protected]

Wool on the Exe

Wool on the Exe is a not for profit, community interest company, located in the St. Thomas area of Exeter, Devon. We specialise in beautiful British yarnand carry a range of fibre art accessories and beautiful gifts by British artisans such as wooden yarn bowls, felted cushions and wall art, fabric project and notions bags, beaded row counters and stitch markers, and greeting cards. Talented local teachers run workshops in all kinds of fibre arts at different ability levels, including knitting, crochet, weaving, felting, and spinning. Our emphasis is on personal and community well-being through the learning and sharing of fibre arts skills, including outreach work. Contact them by telephone on 01392 669015 or by email [email protected]

YAK - Yarn and Knitting

YAK is the hub of the knitting and crocheting community in Brighton. Beautiful yarns, the latest patterns and the most innovative tools, sourced from independent companies. Find YAK online, www.yarnandknitting.com&nbspin Brighton at 16 Gloucester Road, BN1 4AD. Tel. 01273 679 726 or by email [email protected]

 

United States

Jones & Vandermeer

Based in New York City, this company, which takes its name from two pet dogs, has scoured the globe looking for exquisite knitting yarns, fabrics, buttons, ribbons and other supplies, which can be bought on-line or through selected stockists. They have searched everywhere from Tibet to Mongolia and Italy. Contact them by email at [email protected] or telephone: +1 (888) 856-3820.

Raza Wool

This on-line shop is based in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, and showcases wool from different breeds of sheep. Raza is a Spanish word that can mean breed, race, lineage or heritage. Contact them by email: [email protected]

The Black Sheep at Orenco

Tina Johnston's shop at 6154 NE Brighton St, Hillsboro, (near Portland) Oregon 97124 is our first stockist on the West Coast of the USA. She opens 10-6 pm Monday to Saturday, stays open until 9 pm on Thursdays and is closed on Sunday and Monday. Contact her by telephone (971) 732 5391 or email [email protected]

The Woolly Thistle

The Woolly Thistle specializes in bringing US customers the best yarns from the United Kingdom and is proud to include Blacker Yarns amongst them.  The Woolly Thistle is located in New Hampshire, USA so when you place your order you receive your yarn quickly and without the added cost or hassle of international shipping or customs; and also, due to being located in NH, your purchase is sales tax free.  Click on The Woolly Thistle to visit and view their lovely inventory of Blacker Yarns. Contact Claire by email [email protected]