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Welcome To Woolyknit | British Wool Manufacturers And Retailers

About Woolyknit

If you’re new here, Woolyknit is a family-run business British wholesaler and retailer. As a result, we specialise in our own-brand 100% British wool products. Woolyknit based in Saddleworth, founded by Roger Shepley of Shepley Yarns.

Because of this, we supply a range of our knitting yarns to retailers and the knitting community. Our yarn is perfect for knitting projects or supplying to your customers.

You will find everything needed for a beginner to an advanced knitter. From knitting yarns, tops and rovings, merino wool, patterns & accessories.

Our small team design eco-friendly wool in 100s of colours. As a result, we merge tradition and contemporary living. Driven by finding a way to gift this concept, we have come up with a range of wool from sustainably sourced wool. Particularly British wool, Merino, HB acrylic and Linen/Cotton.
Woolyknit is inspired by the proud traditions and quality of British wool & textiles. Offering the latest trends in knitting patterns, quality yarns. With a comprehensive, professional and friendly service to both wholesale and retail customers. You can reach out to us by email or on social media. 

If you are starting to learn how to knit or looking to be a supplier you are in the right place. Consequently, take a look at the fantastic products we sell. For instance, ordering is simple and we offer free delivery to any mainland GB address.

Find information from garment sizes to needles mm on our useful information page.

Join our Wooly community?

Follow our journey on social media for sneak-peaks & new ranges. Reach out with any questions you may have.
We also have our blog which includes free patterns and updates in the knitting community. Check out our blog. There’s plenty going on.

Are you a wool supplier?

So, find out more about becoming a wool wholesaler & supplier of Woolyknit products here.

Got a question?

We’re a friendly bunch. You’ll get a warm welcome and expert advice whether you’re an online customer or visit our factory shop. If you’ve got a query on knitting, crochet, felting, sewing, embroidery or anything craft-related, just ask.

What our customers say

Balls of Wool with Knitting Needles
I am a keen knitter and have been coming to Woolyknit for years to buy my wool, lovely British Wool and great prices, not to mention the stylecraft which I like to knit w....
wool coloured close up
Visited Woolyknit today and bought 2 fantastic Aran Jumpers and a Guernsey Jumper too, could not believe the value for money for these fantastic garments, great value for....
Balls of Wool on Wood
Came to Woolyknit for the first time last week, how did I not know this jewel of a shop/cafe was here. Wonderful service in the shop, lots of helpful advice from friendly....
Wool Scarf Work in Progress
Thank you Woolyknit for the lovely Socks we bought from you, they are so cosy and warm and lovely colours, my husband loves them and thank you for the service you were ve....
Balls of Wool in Basket with Knitting Needles
Just wanted to say a big thank you to Nicola who was so helpful in getting me started with my knitting today - I was so worried about whether I could do it or not and I f....
Coloured Wool in Basket
A great big thank you to Sandra for my crochet lessons, I have had three so far and loved them, Sandra has shown lots of patience and care in teaching me and I really app....

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