Some of our Summer Yarns

So why not come along and see whats new, there are lots of cottons and lovely colours and even some new Arne and Carlos Sock yarn............ and some new yarns from Sublime - Evie cotton Aran in plain and prints and some Baby Cashmerino DK prints, and obviously new patterns to go with them all

I hope you like the website, it is very much a work in progress and development. I hope you enjoy looking around it and, as this website is being built for you, I would really appreciate any comments, ideas or feedback you may have. Make us your local Wool Shop!

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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!

Summer is here.............

We have all our new Summer yarns and patterns in store now.

Looking forward to the better weather and holidays. There are lots of new projects just waiting to be started!!

I already have a few things on the go - the new cottons etc are lovely.

SUMMER OPENING - we will be opening 10.00am until 4.00pm Monday to Saturday from Friday 21st July.

We have over 70 shades of Stylecraft Special DK in stock