Events

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 […]

Yarndale 2016

Baa Baa Brighouse has just exhibited at the fourth annual Yarndale, held in Skipton, North Yorkshire and what an amazing festival of woolly loveliness it was! The event, held at the Auction Mart, a short distance from the town centre, is the second Yarndale we’ve had a stand at and […]

Leeds Wool Festival 2016

Leeds Wool Festival is back for a third year this weekend (Saturday June 4th) and Baa Baa Brighouse will be heading there again with a stall packed full of goodies. As well as our own brand of hand dyed yarn, Baa Baa Brew, we’ll have a selection from other independent […]

World Wide Knit in Public Day 2016

Two years ago, we launched Baa Baa Brighouse on World Wide Knit in Public Day with the setting up of a brand new Knit and Natter Group at Rastrick Library, just yards from where our headquarters are. This year, we’re joining in the celebration again by hosting another Knit and […]