We are primarily a fabric shop, but our lovely customers spoke and we listened, so we now also sell a growing range of Aran, DK and baby knitting yarn.
If you need some inspiration, we have a huge range of King Cole patterns for every level of experience, and also some really inspirational pattern books that we think you’ll want to take home. If you’re struggling to choose, most of our staff are experienced in knitting or crochet, and will be on hand to advise. We also carry a growing selection of knitting bits and bobs, because as we all know, buying for that new project is almost as much fun as finishing it!
Time for another Yarn?
Knitting is having a bit of a moment, and we love it! Whether you knit to relax, to create something utterly unique, to give a gift to someone you love, or even all three at once, our King Cole yarns give you the materials and the inspiration to create something wonderful.
Knitting is the answer…
and we don’t care what the question was! What we would like to know is what you have on your needles right now, so if you’re making something wonderful with our King Cole yarn (of course you are!) We’d love to see it! Tag us on Instagram @livingstonetextilesbridport.
What kind of yarn are you looking for?
We love King Cole for knitting and crochet as well as crafts like pompom making because the whole range is very affordable and lovely to work with. Our range of King Cole knitting and crochet wool includes DK yarns for every pocket and project from affordable acylic yarns to gorgeous merino blend wool; stripey 4-ply sock yarn and gorgeously soft chunky yarns like Yummy and Truffle which are good enough to eat! Confused about yarn weights? we found a useful guide here. We’re adding to our range all the time, but here’s a taster of some of our most popular yarns to whet your apetite!
Aran Knitting Yarn
We pride ourselves on carrying a range of yarn suitable for most general knitting and crochet projects. The popular King Cole Fashion Aran in a lovely range of useful colours, both plain and with a pleasing fleck. For something a little different, we also stock this gorgeously textured Forest Aran yarn, which is a particular favourite of ours. This is a lighter Aran yarn in a range of soft, subtle, modern colours; we at Livingstones particularly love it because it’s a wool mix yarn that’s been made from 100% recycled materials.
Double knitting wool is the backbone of many knitting projects, from the first attempt at a doll’s scarf to almost anything you can think of!
For affordable plain yarns for knitting and crochet, we stock Pricewise DK yarn in an absolute rainbow of colours. This useful yarn in 100% premium acrylic is lovely to knit with and doesn’t cost the earth, but for just a little more you’ll find on our shelves merino blend DK in warm, rich colours too.
If you’re knitting for little ones, then Cherish, a double knitting yarn especially for babies, is soft to touch and comes in gorgeous plains and self-patterns, and in bright colours as well as the more traditional pastels. Cherish is 100% acrylic low-pill yarn which is safe to machine wash and tumble dry, so you can be sure your finished piece is practical as well as beautiful.
knitting socks is a bit of an art form! Knitting your own socks is the perfect winter activity; a small piece of cosiness (or hopefully two) where you can let your creativity run wild! We stock a lovely 4-ply sock yarn called Zigzag, which will self-stripe beautifully, cresting unique sock art for your feet!
ready to get knitting?
If you’re ready to get knitting, pop into our fantastic fabric store in Bridport and browse! You’ll find our whole range of yarn and books full of King Cole patterns as well as all the tools you might need to knit or crochet. We also stock a massive selection of craft books, including lots of books full of brilliant knitting and crochet ideas and patterns. If you’d like to check if we have what you’re looking for, please give us a call or an email. If you’d like to visit our shop, click on the map link below: