Collection: Woolyknit

Woolyknit specialise in 100% British wool products but have lots of different types of yarns for all your creations. All British wool is graded to ensure it meets the highest standards of quality insurance. British wool is also known for being kind to animals, environmentally sustainable, traceable, socially responsible and non-mulesed. Wool is a 100% natural, renewable and sustainable material. It’s natural crimp and elasticity means it can endure constant wear and the tiny air pockets help keep us warm in winter, and cool in summer.

The 3 sheep breeds they use in their yarn are Suffolk, Jacob and Merino. Suffolk has evolved from crossing a Southdown ram with a Norfolk Horn ewe, it has a fine fleece that’s very densely grown and can be distinguished by their black face and feet. Jacob has a naturally coloured fleece, it ranges from cream to almost black and can be seen with either 2 or 4 horns. Merino has one of the finest, softest fleeces so you can comfortably wear it next to your skin. All of the wools at Woolyknit are sourced from parts of the world where mulesing is not practiced.

Woolyknit was founded by Roger Shepley of Shepley Yarns LTD. He utilises his lifetime’s knowledge within the spinning and wool processing industry to create original yarns and fibres for both retail and wholesale customers. Their office and warehouse are based in Warth Mill, Saddleworth which has always had an important role in the wool and textile industries of Yorkshire and Lancashire. 

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  • Wool Nylon 3ply 200g Cone
    Woolyknit Wool Nylon Cone
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  • DK Warth Mill, British Wool, 100g
    Woolyknit Warth Mill DK
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  • Woolyknit Aran, 50g
    Woolyknit Aran
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