Poppy Knitters – We Need You!
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month we will remember them. This year we mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day and Baa Baa Brighouse has teamed up with the Brighouse Incredible Yarnbombers to decorate the town with knitted and crocheted poppies. Brighouse Business Initiative […]
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 […]
Brighouse Incredible Yarnbombers
Baa Baa Brighouse has teamed up with the Brighouse Incredible Yarnbombers, a community group that aims to beautify the town of Brighouse through craft. The Tour de Yorkshire is coming to Brighouse on April 30th, 2017 and the Brighouse Incredible Yarnbombers are busy preparing for the event by making bunting […]
Remember, Remember…It’s Also Wovember!
The start of November means one thing – it’s time to celebrate Wovember. The Wovember campaign was started in 2011 by knitwear designers, Kate Davies and Felicity Ford, as a response to frustrations at the misuse of the words ‘wool’ and ‘woollen’ in garment descriptions, meaning that consumers often didn’t […]
Join the Ganny Lock KAL
As keen supporters of The Campaign for Wool, Baa Baa Brighouse is launching the Ganny Lock Knit-A-Long (KAL) to celebrate UK Wool Week 2016 and encourage knitters everywhere to support the British wool industry. Ganny Lock is a warm and cosy wraparound shawl and is the first pattern to be […]