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

01706 750824

Welcome to Yarn Barn - the wool shop


Newest addition.................

We have another NEW yarn in stock - see  photo above

Look at these cute little 20g balls of cotton Happy DK from Sirdar.
There are patterns for amigurumi animals and bunting but it can be used for any DK knitting project too. Perfect for stripy things..........
There are 50 colours!

Summer Yarns

It's getting warmer Summer is on its way...............


Its time to get into Spring/Summer mode and start using some of the new cotton and linen DK yarns that are now in stock - Moonbeam and Linen Drape from Stylecraft and Cotton Top from King Cole


Late Night.........suspended for the Summer, until September

Late night opening

Please note our late night opening on Thursdays is now suspended for the Summer - we will resume in September

Please see below for our full opening details.........................

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. DMC Embroidery threads and cross stitch kits. And a lots of buttons.................

Workshops and Groups


Stitch and Bitch Groups

We have 3 groups each week.

We  meet every Wednesday and Saturday 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!

You can come along to any or all of our sessions or just come along as and when suits you.

£3.50 per session

Beginners Crochet

On the first Saturday of the month we have a tutor, Alex from MoHo Crafts that comes to the shop to teach beginners, from 10.30am until 12.30pm, this is for complete beginners and 'left handers' are welcome.

Please contact us to book a place as she only takes 6 pupils, so that you get the right amount of attention. 

Cost is £15 and includes materials and refreshments

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Intermediate 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 intermediate level, from 1.00pm until 3.00pm. this will help you continue your crochet journey on from the beginners workshop.

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

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

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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

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