Knitting is believed to have originated in the Middle East in the 5th Century and travelled to Europe with wool traders soon afterwards. It soon became a local industry in the Highlands and Scotland, employing men in factories to knit stockings that were exported to the rest of Europe.
At Creative Needles you'll find a wide range of yarns, including Bamboo, Recycled, Cotton and fleece - some of which are made right here in Britain. From first knitting kits, needles in every size, storage boxes and bags there's something for everyone. We also have a large selection of patterns to choose from.