Prick Your Finger


Prick Your Finger is a boutique haberdashery shop and art space, stocking a wide range of sewing, knitting and craft supplies.

Venue Details & Map

Prick Your Finger

260 Globe Road
E2 0JD
+44 (0)20 8981 2560
Public transport:
Bethnal Green, Underground

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 5 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Prick Your Finger

4.0 out of 5
07 December 2008
by Whitney N.

I don't know a stitch about knitting, but this too-darling shop is eye-catching enough for even novices to peruse. I came in with a friend who was inquiring about a certain pattern, and the girl working was extremely friendly and as helpful as could be - even though her advice meant we didn't end up needing to buy anything...

Perhaps what makes this store especially unique is their... more

5.0 out of 5
02 December 2008
by Prudence I.

A hand-knitted sign over the door welcomes you to the wonderfully named Prick Your Finger, knitting boutique and haberdasher. Run by some really cool women who play great music out the back of the shop where they sit unobtrusively while you browse, this is a far cry from your average acrylic-filled knitting shop and even from the new breed of fancy, bourgeois yarn shops. The displays are... more

1.0 out of 5
27 November 2009
by trinalynskey

Reckons its a haberdashery but is mostly selling knitting stuff like it's some hallowed form of reverential lost art. As a keen crafter who grew up in jumpers hand knitted and handed down by me ma I don't think it's anything special.

Went in to check it out and the attendant was pretending she didn't notice us (2 people) this is hard to believe as you can almost see a red stripe round the... more

2.0 out of 5
23 March 2013
by louhie

The woman working when I went in was really sweet, so I feel bad being negativebut it is a business and they need to start treating the store/online presence as one!) The store is not hard to find, physicallyit is just that the signage is completely illegible! I have passed the store numerous times and not known what it was as you can't read the sign and the display in the front window is laid... more

5.0 out of 5
08 January 2009
by Martina O.

This place is awesome. I came in here looking for some wool to make some pom poms with and came out feeling inspired.

This is not your normal haberdashery's by any means. I mean you don't find a knitted sink and toilet in normal haberdasheries do you?

The girl working in here greeted us with a big smile and was knitting a chair while I was oohing and awing my way around the store. I bought... more

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