Some of our New Autumn/Winter Yarns

So why not come along and see whats new..........

From Stylecraft we have Alpaca Tweed in both Chunky and DK, Tweedy DK with cotton and Candy Swirl which is a DK cake.

From Sirdar we have another DK cake - Colourwheel in gogeous colours and lots of 1 ball pattern to knit and crochet.There is also a new multicoloured Super Chunky called Tundra.

And from King Cole we have the lovely fair-isle effect Drifter DK

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We are based in Albert Mill, 34 Newhey Road, Milnrow, Lancashire OL16 4EG between Oldham and Rochdale.

Just off the M62 (junction 21)

We provide a warm friendly service and have an excellent range of yarns and knitting accessories. All our staff are experienced knitters and are very happy to offer ideas, advice, and suggestions.

We have an extensive selection of patterns and are happy to sit down with you on our comfy leather sofas and discuss your requirements or just leave you to browse at your own pace.

The choice is yours......................


Stockists of yarns and knitting patterns from: Sirdar, King Cole, Woolcraft, Stylecraft, Opal and Regia.

A full range of Haberdashery including buttons, threads, ribbons, and needles. Including wonderful Knitpro needles

We also stock a complete range of knitting accessories including knitting needles, crochet hooks and knitting bags.

Welcome to the Yarn Barn’s website!

Winter is round the corner.............

Now that the schools have gone back the weather has turned decidedly chilly.

So its just as well that we have lots of new Autumn/Winter yarns and patterns in stock

Obviously I already have a few things on the go - the new alpaca tweeds are lovely.

Please note we have new opening hours, including a late night on Thursdays until 7.00pm (see the About Us page).

Crochet Club starts on Saturday the 7th of October - please see the workshop page for more details.

New workshops details are now on the workshop pages......

More information is always available on our Facebook page too...........

We have over 70 shades of Stylecraft Special DK in stock