The Craft Barn
Located in rural Cheshire, the Black Sheep Craft Barn is, we believe, the largest dedicated knitting and stitching shop in the UK. However, we are still very much a village store with a welcoming atmosphere and friendly, knowledgeable staff always happy to help!
The UK's Largest Knitting & Stitching Shop
Customers don't just visit us for our enormous range though, our biggest asset is our friendly, expert (some may say fanatical) staff. So whether you need to pop in to pick up something specific or you fancy a leisurely browse and a good old natter or you want to pick up some expert advice, you'll love the Craft Barn!
We have one of the best ranges of Scheepjes in store, in the UK and are proud to have Designer shops featuring Arne and Carlos, Cherry Heart, Lilla Bjorn, Emma Varnam and more.
Our stitching selection is pretty special too. We stock a massive range of Bothy threads, DMC and Anchor kits, plus incredible samplers from Historical Sampler Company. There’s a huge range of Aida and threads too.
We stock a huge range and Inside the Craft Barn you'll find yarn in a multitude of different weights and colours from all of the biggest and best yarn brands through to knitting and crochet supplies, patterns, books, crafting kits, accessories and so much more.
Rowan Flagship Store
We were the first Rowan Flagship store in the country, and stock an enormous range of their books and yarns plus lots of sample garments to give you inspiration. Our shop staff are trained to advise with Rowan queries and we run popular regular events and fashion shows.
Tea Bags Full Tea Shop
Did we mention we sell cake too? Yes, our best seller every day is the delicious cake in our ‘Tea Bags Full’ tea shop. Open every day it’s the perfect place to rest a while whilst you contemplate whether you dare buy more yarn for your stash!
Fancy learning something new or improving your expertise? Whether you're a complete beginner or advanced, we offer an inspiring range of different craft workshops, run from the Craft Barn, here at Blacksheep Wools in Warrington.
Whether you want to catch up with your favourite designers or to improve your skills, keep checking our craft workshop page as we add new knitting, crochet and other classes all the time!
Our workshops make a fabulous present, a treat for yourself or a great day out with friends. You'll receive delicious refreshments from our cafe too.
We also hold weekly SOS (Save Our Stitches) drop-in sessions each Friday morning.
We can cater for knitting groups and large parties of people. For further information, please visit our group visits page or call us on 01925 764231 option 3.