Lockdown Update

We are now open again with our standard hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4:30pm. Please continue to observe social distancing and cover your face in the shop.

You can continue to order right here on cratesofwool.co.uk.

We offer contact free local delivery for anyone in postcodes SG12, SG13 and SG14 as well as delivery via Royal Mail 1st and 2nd class post. Collections can be picked up when the shop is open. Local deliveries will normally be made after closing time.

Our other activities should resume as follows:

Craft and Chatters - from late June

Classes / Workshops - short classes will resume in July, with longer classes (such as the 5-week Crochet for All series) will re-start in September.

Priority for booking will be given to people who had booked before lockdown.

We will be following government guidelines at all times, so watch this space and our Instagram and Facebook feeds for more information as we get it.

Bargello Crochet Blanket Make-Along and Resources for New Knitters
February 22, 2021

Bargello Crochet Blanket Make-Along and Resources for New Knitters

Two of our favourite suppliers have come up with some fabulous ideas this month.

Stylecraft are highlighting a fabulous Crochet throw, while King Cole have been publishing some resources for new knitters.

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Warm and Cosy Arans
January 26, 2021

Warm and Cosy Arans

We love aran-weight yarns: they are usually soft and squishy, with more of a bounce than DKs. They work up quickly and produce a fabric that is warm and cosy without being too heavy.  So we've been inspired to share some of our selection of aran-weight yarns and a couple of projects that might inspire you too.

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Mandy's Washable Make Up Wipes
November 13, 2020

Mandy's Washable Make Up Wipes

If you've passed the shop recently you may have seen a beautiful little stack of makeup wipes in the window. The pattern is available here and on Ravelry.com

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