Monday, 9 August 2010

The Knit Studio Arrives!

Finally, and thank you for being so patient - here is the Secret revealed!
Here is the Press Release!!

Announcing the arrival of a unique Knitting destination
in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Opening Saturday 14th August, 2010 10.00 – 4.30

The Knit Studio is a brand new and exciting Knitting destination located in the heart of the City. You will find us inside the historic 13th Century Blackfrairs Priory buildings and nestling behind The Gate Complex. We are proud to be continuing the tradition of over 500 years of Craft Workers in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne.

We are delighted to be stocking some of the best knitting yarns from brands based in the UK, including Rowan, Colinette, J.C Rennie, Natural Dye Studio, Flying Flock from Shetland and Nude Ewe. Other selected ranges include Adriafil, Zauberball, Regia and Jawoll sock yarn, Lang Alpaca, Gedifra and Artesano. British sheep breeds include Shetland, Blue Faced Leicester, Manx and Hebredean.

Come and see our wide range of knitting accessories which include Lantern Moon, Brittany Birch and new to the North East – Boye coloured needles from the USA! Browse through our extensive selection of books, magazines and patterns. Check out our interesting and eclectic range of fabric, including Amy Butler and Moda. We have an exciting programme of Workshop subjects planned with well known tutors, designers and authors.

August opening times Thursday 12.00 – 20.00 Friday & Saturday 10.00 – 16.30

The Knit Studio, Blackfriars, 6 Friars Green, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XN for more details

And here are a few photos of the work still in progress!

Look it even has a place for outdoor knitting!

Bits and Pieces in the window

Oh look - I spy some yarn from the Natural Dye Studio - heaven!!

Please come and visit I would love to see you and hear your comments!


  1. Wow that looks totally fab.....just wish I lived nearer!

  2. looks fab!!!!!!!!!!!! Can't wait to see it for real xxx