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Hidden Gem for Yarn Addicts

I never would have found this shop if I hadn't got lost on the way from Newmarket Road to the... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
SarahJBean
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Colchester
Quality yarns, tools, and classes

This is a nice well stocked shop, selling higher wool and natural fibre yarns, and some interesting... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Debsie15
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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30 Jan 2017
“Hidden Gem for Yarn Addicts”
12 Sep 2016
“A cute little needlework shop”
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The Sheep Shop is a welcoming knitting and yarn shop in Cambridge. You'll find fabulous touchy-feely yarns, knitting needles & crochet hooks and fleece for felting and spinning, as well as items from local producers. There's a very large menu of...more
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72 Beche Road, Cambridge CB5 8HU, England
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+44 1223 311268
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

I never would have found this shop if I hadn't got lost on the way from Newmarket Road to the river. What a find! Wool shops are a dying breed, and this little jewel is everything a wool-addict needs. Hand-dyed sock yarn, cashmere, jewel-like colours...More

Thank SarahJBean
Sarah C, Owner at The Sheep Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Hi Sarah, what a lovely review, thank you so much! It was very nice to meet you, and thank you - our conversation prompted me to look up the brilliant "A Rhyming History of Britain" poem and refresh my history. Enjoy the wool!

Reviewed 12 September 2016

Some nice local yarns, knitting supplies and a very friendly stall. A good place to browse for all your knitting needs.

Thank lindann2015
Sarah C, Owner at The Sheep Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Glad you liked it, thank you Linda :-)

Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a nice well stocked shop, selling higher wool and natural fibre yarns, and some interesting and artisan style yarns. It also stocks knit pro needles. Sarah is very helpful and is happy to give advice if you want it about projects so that...More

Thank Debsie15
Sarah C, Owner at The Sheep Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2016

How marvellous of you to say so, thank you so much. Am very glad you enjoyed the class as much as you did and hope to see you again at knitting group!

Reviewed 30 April 2016

Went to this little yarn shop today and was pleasantly surprised. Very helpful staff who were able to advise on different wools and patterns.

Thank englishindiangirl
Sarah C, Owner at The Sheep Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

Am delighted you found so and said so here - thank you, and happy knitting!

Reviewed 24 January 2016

Just came across this quaint little shop whilst we were meandering around Cambridge on the way down to the River Cam. There were two groups of folks knitting as we passed by and they beckoned us inside. We had a agood old natter and if...More

Thank Mossytrev
Sarah C, Owner at The Sheep Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2016

How nice of you to say so, thank you! I hope you had a lovely time in the rest of Cambridge and your own tea shop goes from strength to strength.

Reviewed 29 December 2015

I'm very lucky to have this shop on the street where I live. I recently attended a beginners class as I've never knitted before in my life. I found the class very welcoming and very professional. I loved the time that I spent learning and...More

Thank Lizzywizzyuk
Sarah C, Owner at The Sheep Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2016

Thank you, what an act of kindness to finish the year, it certainly made me smile reading it to start mine. Onwards and upwards with your knitting!

Reviewed 15 December 2015

This shop turned me back into a knitter after a 25 year break. Sarah is so helpful and welcoming and always has just the right yarn/tool you need. The courses are inspirational. I highly recommend the Beginners course to kick you off or restart you,...More

Thank Ruth S
Sarah C, Owner at The Sheep Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2015

Ruth, you are an absolute treasure. Thank you for your kind words. I do believe a Fair Isle hat of your creation was being modelled here this morning and it was fabulous! Lovely work!

Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

This really is the perfect local yarn store. A fabulous range of stock and a warm welcome from Sarah means that I'm always happy to sneak in a quick visit when I'm in the area. There is a vibrant knitting communitu there too with classes...More

Thank Louise T
Sarah C, Owner at The Sheep Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2015

What an act of kindness. Thank you Louise!

Reviewed 23 February 2015

I had a good look around this shop as I like to check out any wool shop wherever I visit.The day I went in there was a knitting group meeting but I assumed the shop was still open to customers not attending this.I did get...More

Thank 777kath777
Sarah C, Owner at The Sheep Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2015

Thank you for your review, I'm sorry you were not offered a cup of tea. If knitting group was full all the mugs would have been in use. At other times if I get the feeling someone would like to linger over choosing the yarn...More

Reviewed 5 February 2015

Warm and welcoming. I was offered a hot drink the first time I went in there! The shop has enough space to wander around in. There is a decent selection of yarns and other products on offer. Prices are fair with a wide enough range...More

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Sarah C, Owner at The Sheep Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2015

How lovely of you to write such a charming review. Thank you, it makes running this shop so worthwhile :-)

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