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Alongside UK Hand Knitting members showcasing their products there are specially selected guest exhibitors for you to visit, showing a wide selection of yarns, craft fabrics, gift products and knitting accessories.

Rico Design Ltd

UK Hand Knitting Member

Address

16 Great Queen Street

London

London

WC2B 5AH

Telephone

0203 024 9009

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

Rico Design is one of the main suppliers of yarn to retailers in the UK. The company is known for its innovative collections, quality products and stunning colour palettes. In addition it offers a huge range of craft products for different hobbies in the categories of stationery, party, home decoration, arts supplies, crafts, stitching and fabric which taken together comprise over 28,000 options to choose from.

Brands stocked

  • H/W Collection: Made by Me
  • Lovewool
  • Baby
  • Ricorumi Essential Merino
  • Essential Super Kid Mohair Loves Silk
  • Baby Dream dk
  • Creative Chenillove
  • Creative Teddy

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CRS Fur Fabrics Ltd

Address

Unit 9 - 10

Armoury Road

Birmingham

Birmingham

West Midlands

B11 2RJ

Telephone

0121 771 1666

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

Specialists in fur and craft fabrics

Brands stocked

  • Fabric

Fyberspates

Address

Unit 3, Prospect Park,

Parkway

Deeside Industrial Estate

Flintshire

CH5 2NS

Telephone

07540 656660

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

Fyberspates is a women-led independent British brand of gorgeous yarns for hand knitting and crochet. We particularly specialise in beautiful colours. Trading since 2005 we started as a hand dyed company, and have added lots of wonderful lines to our selection as we’ve grown. We work in collaboration with designers on yarn lines in addition to our own brands, and we believe we have something that will suit everyone. Our aim is to have yarns which will pack a punch in your shop or retail space. We are a wholesale only company as we do not believe in competing with our retailers, meaning you get the best quality and service from us. We look forward to meeting you at the show!

Brands stocked

  • Fyberspates Vivacious
  • Vivacious Botanicals
  • Cumulus
  • Scrumptious
  • Coopknits Socks Yeah
  • Nua Worsted
  • Nua Sport
  • Axis by Lily Kate
  • Chester Wool Company

Artyarn Trading Ltd

Address

Hall Farm

Coleorton

COALVILLE

Leicestershire

LE67 8F

Telephone

07810 518997

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

ArtYarn is a family business, based in the Midlands. For almost 20 years we have specialised in bringing the most appealing hand-knitting yarns from Europe to the UK. We stock an extensive assortment of sock yarns and fabulous quality yarns from cotton to cashmere, also felting fibres and supplies, plus all the knitting needles, crochet hooks and accessories you need to make your craft a pleasure! If you love knitting, crochet, felt-making and the textile arts as we do, then this is the place for you!

Brands stocked

  • Schoppel-Wolle
  • Hjertegarn
  • Addi Needles
  • Lang Yarns

Nutex UK Ltd

Address

Unit 2A Rekendyke Industrial Estate

South Shields

South Tyneside

NE33 5BZ

Telephone

0191 454 5605

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

Nutex is an independently owned business based in the NE of England. We specialise in 100% Quilting Cottons in both 112cm and 280cm widths. We distribute our own brand as well as Japanese fabrics and American companies Windham Fabrics and Poppie Cotton.

Brands stocked

  • 100% Cotton Quilting Fabrics

Stylecraft

UK Hand Knitting Member

Address

Spectrum Spa Mill

New Street

Slaithwaite

Huddersfield

West Yorkshire

HD7 5BB

Telephone

01484 848435

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

The Stylecraft brand was launched in 1989. Since then Stylecraft has grown consistently in size and popularity. We are dedicated to bringing you the highest quality yarns and patterns with the best possible value. Quite simply, we want to bring you the best in hand knitting and crochet. Our yarns reflect the latest fashion trends together with essential classics and irresistible baby yarns. We now supply more than 1,000 shops in the UK as well as exporting to many countries around the world, all from our Yorkshire base in our beautiful working mill in Slaithwaite. We remain a family run business with a rich heritage in the textile trade but also with an eye firmly on the future and technological developments.

Brands stocked

  • New product launches
  • Knit & Crochet patterns
  • Gorgeous hand knit garments and accessories

Viridian Distribution Ltd

UK Hand Knitting Member

Address

Viridian House

Glenarm Road

Bristol

Somerset

BS4 3RR

Telephone

0117 300 5244

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

Viridian is a customer focused supplier of Knitting, Crochet and Haberdashery products. With over 20 years industry experience, we provide a fast, attentive, and friendly service, and truly believe that our customers benefit from our personal, supportive approach with our family ethos of customers first.

Brands stocked

  • Opal
  • Symfomie Yarns
  • Eucalan
  • Seeknit
  • Knit Pro
  • Lantern Moon
  • Clover
  • Circulo
  • Patterns by Janie Crow
  • Sue Morgan
  • Frances Fletcher

King Cole

UK Hand Knitting Member

Address

Merrie Mills, Union Business Park,

Keighley Road

Skipton

North Yorkshire

BD23 2QR

Telephone

01756 703670

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

Established in 1935, King Cole remains a family-owned business excelling in UK and global distribution of premium hand knitting and crochet yarns and patterns. Our mission is to inspire through design and distinguish with quality and service.

Brands stocked

  • New Autumn Winter Collection: Toastie
  • Hedgerow Chunky
  • Truffle Glitz
  • Fruitilicious
  • Launching at the Knit Show: Cottagespun Chunky
  • Also more exciting new yarns coming later in the year.

Emma Ball Ltd

Address

Top Floor

Hartley Business Centre

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

Nottinghamshire

NG5 1FD

Telephone

0115 985 8081

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

A range of crochet and knitting gifts, using Emma's watercolours of sheep and Janie Crow's crochet blankets.

Brands stocked

  • Emma Ball
  • Janie Crow

Baa Ram Ewe

Address

Unit 13 Warth Mill

Huddersfield Road

Diggle

Oldham

Greater Manchester

OL3 5PJ

Telephone

01457 879400

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

Baa Ram Ewe is a luxury yarn brand based in a historic wool processing area in the Pennine hills of northern England. We specialise in 100% British wool yarns and breed specific blends including Bluefaced Leicester and Masham. We offer a full range of pattern support for our 4ply, 5ply, DK, Aran, and chunky weight yarns.

Brands stocked

  • Woodnote is a Bluefaced Leicester, Masham blend and is available in DK and Aran.
  • Eden is an organic British wool, alpaca blend and is available in 4ply and DK.
  • Pip is a 4ply 100% British wool yarn.
  • Skipper is a traditional 5ply 100% British wool Guernsey.

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Groves Ltd

UK Hand Knitting Member

Address

Eastern Bypass

Thame

Oxfordshire

OX9 3FU

Telephone

01844 258080

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

Groves is a family owned business and for over 50 years has been providing sewing, knitting, quilting and needlecraft products to the retail trade. We are the UK's leading distributor, supplying the trade with a vast range of well-known branded products.

Brands stocked

  • Milward
  • Trimits
  • Hemline
  • HobbyGift
  • Sew Easy
  • PureElite

Cygnet Yarns Ltd

UK Hand Knitting Member

Address

12-14 Adelaide Street

Bradford

West Yorkshire

BD5 0EA

Telephone

01274 743374

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

We offer a huge range of excellent quality yarns at unbeatable prices and dedicated to bringing you the best in hand knit and crochet. ?From 100% pure new wool to value acrylic yarns, from 4Ply up to our signature Super Chunky, we have something to suit all tastes, budgets and skill levels. Our knitting yarns and patterns collections are designed to inspire and excite our community of crafters at an affordable price.

Brands stocked

  • Cygnet Yarns
  • New Folly Garden Super Chunky with Wool

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SC and PS Saunders LTD

Address

Stewart House, Catton Road

Arnold

Nottingham

Nottinghamshire

NG5 7JD

Telephone

0115 926 8134

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

SC & PS Saunders LTD is a family run wholesale business based in Nottingham specializing in supplying dress and upholstery trimmings, haberdashery, fabrics and all essential sewing accessories to the UK retail trade.

Brands stocked

  • SewCool

West Yorkshire Spinners

UK Hand Knitting Member

Address

Unit 2, Airedale Park

Royd Ings Avenue

Keighley

West Yorkshire

BD21 4DG

Telephone

01535 664500

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

West Yorkshire Spinners create beautiful British yarn with care, innovation and expertise. Spun in Yorkshire, our award winning collections are designed to excite and inspire our worldwide community of crafters.

Brands stocked

  • The WYS collection

James C Brett & Wendy Wools

UK Hand Knitting Member

Address

Monarch Mills

Clyde Street

Bingley

West Yorkshire

BD16 3AH

Telephone

01274 565959

About the Wholesaler:

James C. Brett and Wendy Wools supply great patterns and premium hand or machine wools in a variety of shades and styles. A rich heritage you can rely on.

Littondale Craft Fabrics

Address

Embsay Mill

Embsay

Skipton

North Yorkshire

BD23 6QF

Telephone

01756 793908

Email Address

[email protected]

About the Wholesaler:

Patchwork and Quilting distributor for over 35 years based in Skipton. Littondale have a wide selection of premium American patchwork and quilting fabrics from Benartex and other printers both from stock and to forward order. Also prints, panels and a wide colour palette of solids together with quilting wadding and pre-cuts and ready made quilt kits. All available in quantities to suit both tiny and specialist stockists. Viscount Textiles dress fabrics will be represented on the stand with a large selection of Dress fabric samples available to order from stock or for Spring delivery. Based in Bournemouth with beautiful unique designs and lengths to suit your shop.

Brands stocked

  • Benartex
  • Viscount Textiles Dress Fabrics
  • Susybee Warm Co.