The Knitter



This month, we explore the inspiratio­nal yarn shops of south & west London

Tribe Yarns

17 Richmond Hill, Richmond TW10 6RE Milli has curated a breathtaki­ng range of artisan yarns for keen knitters. Discover hand-dyed yarns from the likes of Qing Fibre, RiverKnits and Jillybean, British brands including Garthenor, Di Gilpin and Uist Wool, and yarns from around the world such as Swans Island, Pascuali, Isager and Habu. The shop also has a wide range of artisan tools and pattern books.

020 8940 0999

Sharp Works

220 Railton Road, Herne Hill SE24 0JT

This Rowan flagship store in south London also stocks yarns from West Yorkshire Spinners, Erika Knight, Lopi, Manos del Uruguay, Noro, Rico and Adriafil. Stock up on needles from Brittany, KnitPro and Clover, as well as Rowan pattern books and haberdashe­ry supplies.

020 7738 7668

Beautiful Knitters

53 Moreton Street, London, SW1V 2NY In the heart of Pimlico, this inspiratio­nal shop sells homegrown delights include Cardiff Cashmere, Black Elephant, Jamieson & Smith and The Wool Barn. Discover yarns from all around Europe, too - brands include Hey Mama Wolf, Rauwerk, Irish Artisan Yarn, Hjertegarn, and Rosários4. It also has a range of gorgeous project bags. www.beautifulk­

020 7821 6496

The London Yarn Company

56 Beckenham Lane, Bromley BR2 0DQ This colourful shop offers a selection of yarns from Rowan, Adriafil, Scheepjes and Malabrigo, along with its own hand-dyed LYC Sock yarn, a range of knitting books and mags, and handmade project bags.

020 8313 3490

Stag & Bow

8 Dartmouth Road, Forest Hill, SE23 3XU This attractive haberdashe­ry store also offers a range of yarns from Jamieson & Smith, Fyberspate­s, Erika Knight and Rico, along with knitting books and homewares.

020 8291 4992

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