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Yarn Circle

22nd November 2019

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Yarn Circle

We love our local yarn shops, don’t you? It’s always fun to find out the stories behind our favourite shops, so we sat down for a quick chat with Camilla from Knitting Needle Lane in Wells – Next – Sea.

What’s your shop called? Is there a story behind the name?
Knitting Needle Lane. The shop named after a street in Wells – Next – Sea, a regular family seaside location where we own a holiday house.

Where is your shop and what is the neighbourhood like?
Our shop is based in Cambridge – 20 minutes from the city centre.

 

Who works at your shop?
Myself, Camilla Carter.

What makes your shop special?
We are Cambridge’s truly independent yarn shop – We stock a large selection of our own hand dyed yarns alongside other popular indie dyers and mainstream brands Sirdar & James C Brett.

What are your most popular yarns?
Manos Del Uruguay are very popular as you get free patterns with each skein purchased.

Do you have a knitting group? When do they meet?
Yes we offer Knit/Crochet natter every Sunday 2-4pm.

What’s your favourite piece of knitting advice?
Knitting has an amazing therapeutic property – it is wonderful for de-stressing and a sense of calm.
Choose a simple no thinking project for stressful days and take some time to breathe into your project – the results are amazing.

Address: 41 Walpole Road Cambridge CB1 3TH
Phone number: 01223 561865
Website: www.knittingneedlelane.co.uk
Email address: camilla@knittingneedlelane.co.uk
Twitter: @knitting_lane
Facebook: @knittingneedlelane
Instagram: @knittingneedlelane
Ravelry: KnitNeedLane

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