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  • Addi
    Addi knitting needles, crochet hooks and accessories. Premium luxury products giving you lasting enjoyment - Laughing Hens
  • Araucania
    Araucania yarns are inspired by ancient south American crafts created with hand painted yarns. View Araucania at Laughing Hens
  • Brittany
    See our range of Brittany knitting needles, which includes various sizes to suit different projects. We offer friendly service and speedy delivery.
  • Independent Designers
    Promoting Individual Designer Books And Special Pattern Projects Including Homeware, Baby Clothes,Toys, Gifts And Accessories And Many More
  • King Cole
    King Cole - international supplier of hand and machine knittting yarns in natural and synthetic fibres with patterns to complement.
  • Louisa Harding
    Welcome to our homepage for Louisa Harding. We are delighted to offer you a curated selection of Louisa Harding yarns and patterns that embody the exceptional quality and creativity that Louisa Harding is known for.
  • Manos del Uruguay
    Manos del Uruguay produce hand dyed yarns in stunning colours and have an amazing story behind each skein. View the full range at Laughing Hens.
  • Noro
    Noro yarn is renowned for diverse fibre combinations, distinctive self-patterning colourways and earth-friendly ethos. Buy Noro yarns and patterns here.
  • Patons
    Patons yarn have a rich history and are trusted worldwide as a quality producer of knitting yarn and patterns. Shop for Patons yarns & patterns at Laughing Hens
  • Regia
    Regia sock yarn in 2 Ply to 6 Ply is machine washable & hard wearing. 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
    Sirdar's quality patterns, knitting & crochet yarns at great prices. Fantastic 4 Ply & DK natural fibre yarns for baby & adult garments & fashion knits.
  • Undyed Yarns & Fibres
    Laughing Hens is pleased to offer a selection of undyed yarns, wool tops and fibres perfect for crafters who love to knit or crochet.

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.
  • Postage Costs
    Select your preferred postal service for peace of mind with World Wide delivery by Royal Mail, quick efficient and reliable.

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.

Laughing Hens

  • The Story of Laughing Hens
    Have you ever wondered how the 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
    Knitting Needles Size Conversion Chart for Metric, US and UK sizes. Find Knitting needle sets here.
  • 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.