Blog Posts

World Mental Health Day – How Knitting Can Help

By Elaine Jinks-Turner Tuesday October 10th was World Mental Health Day. I’ve been trying all week to find the words for this blog post and in the end borrowed bits and pieces from a couple of earlier ones I wrote. If you follow Baa Baa Brighouse on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, […]

Celebrating All Things Woolly

If there is a month that celebrates wool or the crafts of knitting and crochet, then October is it. Events begin with National Knitting Week in association with the UK Hand Knitting Association, an organisation which aims to inspire the next generation of woolly crafters. This year, it is again […]

The People’s Fair

Baa Baa Brighouse is heading to The People’s Fair this weekend to help celebrate the £19 million renovation of The Piece Hall in Halifax, West Yorkshire. The Piece Hall, now a Grade I listed building, dates from 1779 and was originally built as a traditional Cloth Hall for the trading […]

World Wide Knit In Public Day 2017

Join Baa Baa Brighouse on Saturday June 10th, 2017 for World Wide Knit In Public Day. World Wide Knit in Public Day is the largest knitter run event in the world. It started in 2005 and is now celebrated in more than 57 different countries. Our event will be held […]

We Made It!

If you’ve been following our Kickstarter campaign to convert the living room of Baa Baa Brighouse HQ into a bricks and mortar yarn shop, you might have already heard our fantastic news. But if not – on Saturday evening our project reached an amazing 100% funded. To everyone who has backed […]

Why Our Customers Want a Bricks and Mortar Yarn Shop

If you follow Baa Baa Brighouse on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest or Linkedin, or you read the local newspapers or keep up to date with crafting magazines, you’ll likely have heard about our Kickstarter project to raise funds to convert the living room of Baa Baa Brighouse HQ into […]

New Baa Baa Brighouse Bricks and Mortar Yarn Shop

Baa Baa Brighouse Launches Kickstarter Campaign! Online yarn and knitting supply store, Baa Baa Brighouse, has started a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for a bricks and mortar yarn shop. But owner, Elaine Jinks-Turner, doesn’t plan to rent commercial premises – she wants to convert the living room […]

Yarnbombing Brighouse

Brighouse Incredible Yarnbombers recently showed off their talents to celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire which passed through the town earlier this month. Many members from our regular Knit and Natter Groups held at Rastrick Library and at LoveBread in Brighouse contributed to the amazing community effort knitting flowers, bicycles, strips […]

Monthly Themed Yarn Boxes

Have you heard about our Baa Baa Brighouse Monthly Themed Yarn Boxes? We launched these back in January as a fresh idea for 2017 and so far they are proving to be incredibly popular. Each month, inspiration for the box comes from popular culture including films, television, art, music and […]

The Mulier Fortis Collection

New Yarn Celebrating Women

On International Women’s Day 2017 Baa Baa Brighouse is celebrating the achievements of the eight women who inspired our brand new Baa Baa Brew Marble 4 Ply yarn. The Mulier Fortis Collection, taken from the Latin meaning strong woman, seeks to highlight the outstanding contribution that women have made to […]