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 […]


Baa Baa Brighouse Supports The Big Knit!

Baa Baa Brighouse is joining forces with Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees and Innocent to lend its support to The Big Knit 2015-16. We’re calling on knitters far and wide to pick up their needles and get clicking. We need you to make as many little woolly hats as you […]


Join Us for World Wide Knit in Public Day 2015

Tomorrow (Saturday June 13th) marks the 10th anniversary of World Wide Knit in Public Day! It also coincides with the first anniversary of the launch of Baa Baa Brighouse and the setting up of our regular Knit and Natter Group which is held at Rastrick Library, Crowtrees Lane, Rastrick on […]


Free Changing Guards Pattern When You Buy Fenella

Baa Baa Brighouse has teamed up with vintage knitwear designer Susan Crawford to offer a free copy of her ‘Changing Guards’ pattern to customers who purchase any of the Fenella range. The pattern was made famous when Prince George was pictured wearing a similar design and yarn stores across the […]


A Handmade Valentine’s Day

To be absolutely honest, I’ve never really been a big fan of Valentine’s Day. Expressing your love for somebody on a particular day of the year, simply because convention demands it, seems a little contrived for my liking. Whenever I have bought into the myth, I felt nothing but awkward […]


Four Free Patterns for Rowan’s Fine Art Aran

Baa Baa Brighouse recently reviewed the gorgeous hand painted Rowan yarn – Fine Art Aran and this morning the lovely folks at Rowan have made some fabulous free patterns available to support one of our favourite yarns! How about this stylish Fine Art Hat for starters? Or you can get […]


Free Pattern Friday for the Tour de France!

It’s free pattern Friday at Baa Baa Brighouse to celebrate the Grand Depart of the Tour de France from Yorkshire this weekend. And what could be more Yorkshire than this adorable Eco Ewe sheep toy from Rowan? The perfect weekend project. Designed by Andrea McHugh, it supports Rowan’s Purelife range […]


Download Your Free Rowan Mint Sweater Pattern

How pretty is this Mint sweater by Grace Melville? It was originally designed exclusively for the Rowan website. Knitted in Rowan Kidsilk Haze it is the perfect summer knit – classic with a very vintage feel. Download the free pattern here: Mint Sweater and order your yarn  – it takes […]


Wedding Season Shrug – Free Rowan Pattern

The wedding season is almost upon us which means lots of pretty floral dresses. And with unpredictable UK weather, no wedding outfit is complete without a shrug, wrap, capelet, shawl or cover up. We think this Rowan Flirty shrug pattern by Lisa Richardson would make a stunning accompaniment and you’d […]


Free Rowan Pot Holder Pattern

Is your Dad a keen gardener? Are you a keen knitter? Here’s a fantastic idea for a Father’s Day gift that will make you both happy or perhaps a nice, easy project for yourself. The Rowan Pot Holder uses just three 100g balls of Rowan British Sheep Breeds Chunky in […]