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  • Addi
    See our huge range of Addi knitting needles, crochet hooks and accessories. Premium products giving you lasting enjoyment that are "Luxury in your hands". Shop now at Laughing Hens
  • Adriafil
    Based in Italy Adriafil produce a wide range of quality yarns in wool, cotton and natural fibre/ synthetic blends together with supporting patterns. Shop Adriafil at Laughing Hens.
  • Araucania
    Araucania yarns are inspired by ancient south American crafts created with hand painted yarns. View Araucania yarns at Laughing Hens for fast and friendly service.
  • Artesano
    Artesano - renowned for alpaca and wool blends in deep rich shades. Shop for Artesano at Laughing Hens for fast and friendly service.
  • Art Viva
    Art Viva are beautifully hand crafted Tasmanian Oak wooden knitting needles topped with bright polka dot tops, created from sustainable Tasmanian Oak.
  • Bergere de France
    Search the finest quality yarns from Bergere de France at Laughing Hens. Helpful step by step pattern support for all Bergere yarns.
  • Brittany
    See our range of Brittany knitting needles, which includes various sizes to suit different projects. We offer friendly service and speedy delivery.
  • Cascade
    Shop the Cascade range of high quality natural fibre and blended yarns with supporting patterns at Laughing Hens. Fast and friendly service for all knitting and crochet needs.
  • Cath Kidston
    Browse our collection of stylish Cath Kidston accessories. Treat yourself to bags, pencil cases, tea cosies and more. Fast delivery and easy returns.
  • CoopKnits
    CoopKnits produces classic sock yarn blends in regularly updated marled colour palette. Shop for CoopKnits at Laughing Hens. Fast and friendly service.
  • Debbie Bliss
    View renowned designer Debbie Bliss yarns and patterns at Laughing Hens. Full range of weights and colours. Fast and friendly service.
  • Erika Knight
    Erika Knight supports British wool production with her own range of yarns and designs, honing her style into a covetable brand. Loved by knitting and crochet enthusiasts.
  • Fyberspates
    Fyberspates - producers of luxury yarns Scrumptious, Vivacious, Gleem and Cumulus with supporting patterns. View all at Laughing Hens.
  • Independent Designers
    Promoting Individual Designer Books And Special Pattern Projects Including Homeware, Baby Clothes,Toys, Gifts And Accessories And Many More
  • James C Brett
    View James Brett value for money soft DK yarns for adults and babies at Laughing Hens. Wool blends and superwash.
  • Juniper Moon Farm
    Based in Virginia, Juniper Moon yarns feature Alpaca, Merino and Silk. Shop for Juniper Moon Farm yarns and patterns at Laughing Hens.
  • King Cole
    King Cole - international supplier of hand and machine knittting yarns in natural and synthetic fibres. Shop for King Cole at Laughing Hens for fast and friendly service.
  • Laughing Hens
    Laughing Hens is a supplier of quality knitting and crochet supplies. We also provide a huge range of patterns for all abilities.
  • Louisa Harding
    Find the extensive range of luxury Louisa Harding yarns and patterns at Laughing Hens. At the forefront of knitting fashion.
  • Manos del Uruguay
    A member of the WFTO Manos del Uruguay produce hand dyed yarns in stunning colour ways. Each skein is individually referenced. View the full range at Laughing Hens.
  • MillaMia
    Based in Scandinavia Millamia produce the finest quality Merino wool yarn. View their bright, appealing yarns and patterns at Laughing Hens. Fast and friendly service.
  • Mirasol
    Mirasol yarn sales support local communities in Peru. View Alpaca, Baby Llama, Merino and Silk blends in different colour ways at Laughing Hens.
  • Noro
    Noro, renowned for diverse fibre combinations and distinctive striping pattern in stunning colourways. View the Noro range of yarns and patterns at Laughing Hens.
  • Patons
    Well trusted British producer Patons has yarn in every weight from Aran to 2 Ply. Shop for reliable Patons yarns and patterns at Laughing Hens. Fast and friendly service.
  • Peter Pan
    Peter Pan knitting yarn for babies and young children. Shop for Peter Pan at Laughing Hens.
  • Regia
    Regia sock yarn in 2 Ply to 6 Ply is machine washable and hard wearing. Good pattern support. View the range of colours in patterns and stripes at Laughing Hens.
  • Rooster
    Rooster - high quality natural fibre yarns from Peru for hand and machine knitting. View the yarns and up to date pattern support at Laughing Hens.
  • Rowan
    Based in Yorkshire the Rowan focus is to create luxury, premium yarns sourced from organic natural fibres. View the design-led Rowan range at Laughing Hens.
  • Sirdar
    Over The Years Fashion Has Played An Important Part In Developing The Sirdar Brand, With Inspirational Designers Building Up An Amazing Design Archive. Today Sirdar Remains At The Very Heart Of Hand Knitters Worldwide With A Passion To Create Yarn Colours & Designs Which Are Both Enjoyable To Knit And Stylish To Wear.
  • SMC/Schachenmayr
    From traditional to trendy SMC/Schachenmayr produce yarns and patterns for every taste. Shop for SMC/Schachenmayr at Laughing Hens.
  • Sublime
    Launched in 2006 Sublime focus on exquisite natural yarns,soft colours and inspirational designs. Shop the extensive Sublime range of adult and baby yarns and patterns at Laughing Hens.
  • Twilleys Of Stamford
    Family run Twilleys of Stamford produce Freedom Alfresco Aran yarn. View at Laughing Hens.
  • Wash+Filz-it!
    Quality felting yarn and patterns from Wash + Filz-it for slippers, bags and household projects. Buy from Laughing Hens for fast and friendly service.
  • Wendy
    Based in Yorkshire Wendy produce timeless and classic yarns and patterns for every knitting and crochet project. View the range at Laughing Hens.

Shopping info

  • FAQ
    Here at Laughing Hens we are pleased to answer and advise on any questions or queries customers may have. We have people who can help
  • Terms & Conditions
    We’re fully committed to making our wonderful customers happy. See our terms and conditions information. Please contact us with any questions.
  • Privacy Policy
    At Laughing Hens we take your privacy and security very seriously. We will not disclose any of your information to third parties.
  • Delivery, Refunds and Returns
    At Laughing Hens we’re 100% dedicated to ensuring our lovely customers are always happy. See information about our delivery, returns and refunds policies.
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What's in store

  • Knitting Yarns
  • Knitting Patterns
  • Knitting Needles
  • Special offers
  • Knitting Kits
  • Accessories
    A wide range of accessories for your knitting and crochet projects, including Cath Kidston knitting and sewing accessories, Regia Leather Soles for attaching to your Knitted Socks and Cushion Pads For Homeware Designs. Also Bronte Lambswool Scarf and Bronte Mohair Throws for that extra special gift.
  • Site map
    Laughing Hens is a British supplier of quality yarn, needles, hooks, patterns and accessories. See our sitemap for more information about our site.
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Laughing Hens

  • The Story of Laughing Hens
    Have you ever wondered how the distinctive name for the knitting shop came about? The story of Laughing Hens begins with Nicki Trench and her knitting group.
  • Contact Us
    We’re committed to making sure you’re happy. Please get in touch with us for information or help. We’re available to chat Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  • Loyalty scheme
    We’re dedicated to making our wonderful customers happy. That’s why we’ve created this loyalty scheme to reward you for each purchase you make.
  • Needle conversion chart
  • Yarn conversion chart
    For information about yarn weight, see our handy yarn conversion chart. This includes a breakdown of UK, USA and Australian terminology.
  • Shoe size conversion chart
    See our shoe size conversion chart for children, women and men. This includes information about UK, USA and European sizes.
  • Clothing size conversion chart
    See our clothing size conversion chart for children’s, women’s and men’s clothing sizes.This includes conversion information for UK, USA and Europe.
  • Learn To Knit
    Learn knitting in no time with our simple guide. With these five basic items, you can learn to knit. Plus tips to choosing to right tools to get started.