Albert Mill Top Floor, 34 Newhey Road, Milnrow, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 4EG

Welcome to Yarn Barn - the wool shop

New Yarns

Summer is on its way................

Hopefully we have seen the last of the snow and Spring/Summer is on its way!!

New yarns and patterns are now in stock with more on the way...........

We have Finesse DK - cotton and silk.

Cherished DK - suitable for babies and adults.

Jeanie - 60% cotton Aran weight.

New Linen yarn on its way.

Cherished DK - great for babies and adults
Chreished DK

About Us

Yarns and Patterns Galore!

We are situated on the top floor of the Albert Mill in Milnrow - between Rochdale and Oldham.

We have a large and varied selection of yarns and patterns in store to keep you busy and help you create garments, baby clothes, blankets, homewares toys etc........

Workshops and Stitch and Bitch groups

We hold 3 groups each week, including Crochet Club on Saturdays - see below on the workshop and groups section for more details 

We also run workshops

There's more in store

As well as yarns and patterns from Sirdar, King Cole and Stylecraft (including Special DK for all our avid crocheters) we have a good selection of knitting needles, crochet hooks and other haberdshery including KnitPro, Clover and Pony. And a lots of buttons.................

Workshops and Groups

Stitch and Bitch Groups

We meet every Wednesday 1pm until 3pm and Thursday nights 7pm until 9pm.

Come and join us to knit, crochet, swap ideas, chat and have a laugh!

You can also have a brew, biscuits and sometimes cake!

£3.50 per session

Crochet Club

Every Saturday 1pm until 3pm. 

Crocheters and the odd knitter meet up to have a couple of hours working on projects, have a laugh and a brew - plus cake is always welcome. £3.50 a session.

Beginners Crochet

On the first Saturday of the month we have a tutor, Alex from MoHo Crafts that comes to Crochet Club (see above) to teach beginners. 

Please contact us to book a place as spaces are limited. Cost is £15

Upcoming Workshops

Our next workshop is :

March 10th - Professional Finishing.

Gwen Wagner-Adair is back to show you techniques and things to do before, during and after knitting to give your garments a more profession look .

This is a 6 hour workshop from 10.30 am until 4.30pm and costs £35. 

Places are limited so please contact us to secure a place.

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours. We have friendly expert staff just waiting to help choose your next project.

Yarn Barn

Albert Mill, Top Floor, 34 Newhey Road, Milnrow, Rochdale, Lancashire OL16 4EG,

01706 750824


Open today

10:00 – 16:00