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Woolgathering 2018

The Purl Box - Saturday, April 28, 2018
As you may be aware, next weekend is a very special one in our The Purl Box calendar - a fantastic homage to Wool event organised by a good, dear friend of ours, Karen Pior. Otherwise known as Wo ..

J & S Shade Cards are Back!

The Purl Box - Saturday, April 21, 2018
Hi all, Just a wee heads up that we've finally got some Jamieson & Smith shade Cards back in stock in the shop (http://www.thepurlbox.com/yarn/Brand/jamieson-and-smith/jamieson-and-smith-2 ..


Useful Links


Paradise for knitters! Seriously – you’ll find anything and everything you wanted to know about knitting – and a fabulous community of like-minded souls. (PS – you’ll find us there too)

Spud & Chloë

Home of this lovely brand of yarn.  Have a look round!

Blue Sky Alpacas

We are so happy to carry this line of yarn. Gorgeous stuff.


One of the best knitting resources all-round.

Twist Collective

Beautiful patterns, great articles.  A fantastic on-line magazine with heaps of inspiration for all.


One of the first and still one of the best on-line resources for knitters.


Another great place to find that special pattern you’ve been looking for.

The Yarn Harlot

A seriously great knitter – and funny to boot.  We love her.