YARN SHOP DAY 6th May 2017!!


So…..you ask, what’s Yarn Shop Day?

In association with Let’s Knit magazine, this day is to highlight and  celebrate  all the Independent yarn shops throughout the country!

Sadly these days the number of good yarns shops is decreasing, so this day is to celebrate those of us that are here offering a wide range of yarns all in one place, staffed by friendly, knowledgeable staff that can advise, encourage, help and appreciate all your work. You know those shops, like ours, that you cn go to and share your love and passion with like minded people!

This Year, we will be having a raffle with yarns prizes and we also number of goody bags to give away free……more details soon.

Come along, join the fun and support your local yarn shop at The Spotted Sheep

more information available from http://www.letsknit.co.uk/yarnshopday/

BO PEEP in store now!


The absolutely gorgeous new baby yarn

Bo Peep

from West Yorkshire Spinners in

all colours and the book and a sample garment to see  in store now!

It is British and is made of 52% Falkland wool and 48% nylon to give it a lovely soft feel and the durability and washability you need for children’s knitwear! Just £3.95 per ball.

The variegated is absolutely the best fairisle effect yarn we have ever seen!

Fibre East 2017!!

Last Year we exhibited (for the 1st time!) at Fibre East, and we are delighted to announce that we will be there again this year – Yeah!!!


SATURDAY 29th and SUNDAY 30th JULY 2017

Open Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm, Sunday 10.00am – 4.30pm


Redbourne School and Community College

Flitwick Road


MK45 2NU

If you’ve never been, you really should go, it is absolutely a yarn lovers perfect day (or weekend) out! There are masses of exhibitors and you can buy anything from a fleece, to hand dyes, drop spindles, yarn, yarn, yarn and oh I have mentioned yarn! The choice is endless. The atmosphere is fabulous and the colours and choices are incredible, plus there’s plenty of parking and refreshments available. More information available from http://www.fibre-east.co.uk/

Come along and see us in Herdwick Marquee!

Yarntelier by Louisa Harding in store now!!!

We have the full range of this gorgeous British Cashmere Lace and Gilli (dk) yarns by Louisa Harding in store now, plus 2 samples knitted so you can see how truly beautiful it is.

And, of course, we have the book and the full range of single patterns in Stock now, many of which can be made from a single ball of this luxurious yarn!

The photos give you a taste of some of the timeless designs.

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS April 2017 onwards

We are just putting the finishing touches to dates for a wide range of classes and workshops, details posted here asap!

We have Vi (you’ve probably met her in the shop) who will be running beginners knitting and beyond beginners courses, Jacqui will be running a beginners lace knitting workshop. There will be more needlefelting workshops coming up. And…we are delighted to announce that we have a new crochet teacher, Emma who will be taking you through from beginners to intermediate crochet.



Sheila and Jacqui would like to welcome you all to The Spotted Sheep!

If you are looking for a fun, friendly, modern style wool shop where you are greeted with a smile and makes you feel as though you have popped into a friend’s home then this is the place for you. We would love to meet you. Feel free to come along and say hello; browsing is actively encouraged.