Between the rockpools, campsites and perfect picnic spots, there’s plenty for us knitters to do in Lancashire…
VISIT THE YARN LOFT IN COLNE
Tuesday to Friday, 11am-5pm Guy Syke Warehouse, Primet Hill BB8 9NF Drop into Emily Foulds’ new home at The Yarn Loft and indulge in luxurious fibres and beautiful craft gifts for you or a lucky knitting friend. Visit www.emilyfoulds.com or call 0800 228 9400 for more information.
DROP IN TO STITCH ‘N’ KNIT
Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm 8 Blackpool Old Road, Poulton Le Fylde FY6 7DH Running for almost four decades, you’ll find helpful advice, wonderful craft products and a friendly chat inside the Stitch ‘n’ Knit shop. Visit www.stitchnknit.co.uk or call 01253 883685 for more information.
EXPLORE A YARN EMPORIUM
Monday to Saturday, 9am-4pm (Tuesday, 9am-6pm) 29-31 Bond Street, Blackpool FY4 1BQ This wondrous shop is packed with shelf upon shelf of woolly goodies. You can explore the store online with a virtual tour. Go on, take a look! Visit www.mrsjohnsonsemporium.co.uk or call 01253 404550 for more information.
LEARN A SKILL AT THE YARN BARN
Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-4pm 34 Newhey Road, Milnrow, Rochdale OL16 4EG Take part in a fun workshop, top up your stash or stop by for a friendly knit and natter session. There’s plenty to do at the Yarn Barn! Visit www.yarnbarn.co.uk or call 01706 750824 for more information.
KNIT & NATTER AT NORTHERN YARN
Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm 74 Penny Street, Lancaster LA1 1XN If you’re in the area, make sure you stop by for a knit and natter on Mondays, from 8pm, and to explore the range of locally-sourced wool in store. Visit www.northernyarn.co.uk or call 07931 556661 for more information.
GRAB A CUPPA AT POTTERS BARN
Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-4.30pm (Monday, 10am-4pm) Church Street, Ribchester PR3 3YE Discover delicious cakes and snacks, fun and creative crafts, and a welcoming knit and natter on Thursdays, 2-4pm. Visit www.potters-barn.com or call 01254 878431 for more information. For more events, activities and attractions in lovely Lancashire, simply visit www.visitlancashire.com.