Fall in love with gorgeous yarns at iKnit, London's funkiest yarn shop. As well as a great selection of books and magazines, you'll find wonderful yarn - everything from British organic wool to quirky brands and unique hand dyed skeins. There's a thriving knitting community centred around iKnit, with classes, social knitting and it's even licensed so you can chill out with a beer by the big wooden sheep.
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Venue Details & Map
106 Lower Marsh
- +44 (0)20 7261 1338
- Public transport:
- London Waterloo, National Railway
I went on a very quiet Friday around lunchtime. I had planned to have fish and chips at Masters afterward, but begrudged my plans when I saw all the awesome street food vendors outside. (Good thing Masters was so good!).
I really enjoyed the selection and bought some of their I Knit or Dye yarn in a really nice green colorway, and also enjoyed watching the two wool shop dogs play and...more
Visited I Knit London on a recent trip. Lots of books and patterns to choose from.
Nice yarn and some cool accessories but the staff weren't overtly friendly. A nod when I walked in yet absolutely no inquiry on whether or not I needed help or any conversation at all as a matter of fact.
I purchased some yarn and several accessories and not any conversation at all.
The lady behind...more
My friend challenged all of us to learn a new skill this year. After seeing his swanky jumper, I decided to learn to knit.
I went into this shop as it's close to work. The girl at the till, Claire, was really nice and very practical. "Take a lesson. Watch youtube videos. Here's the basics (handing me needles and a single ball of wool). Knit a square. Then knit another square. Then come back...more
What a wonderfully stocked shop in a great location. Lots of fabulous yarns to squish, a great selection of needles and lots of lovely books and magazines as well as being able to purchase an alcoholic beverage to sip whilst you browse should you wish.
HOWEVER... I cannot praise the service I received so highly. The chap behind the counter seemed very disinterested and when I asked him a...more
I live not far from Waterloo and I needed to buy some wool to make a present for my friends.
I googled and this shop came up, I checked their website before going but decided to pay an offline visit as I didn't have time to wait for the online order to come through.
The shop is very nice, the dog is cute and the girl at the counter very friendly and helpful!
On the not so bright side - this...more