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Wool on the Exe

2 Okehampton Street, Exeter EX4 1DW, England
+44 1392 669015
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Fantastic Little Yarn Store!

I love this shop! It has a really lovely atmosphere and I enjoy going there to browse and chat with... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2018
pian0keys
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Sandra

I love this shop. I have knitted two double blankets for my grandchildren and in joyed every... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
Sandra S
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We are a fibre arts centre with a focus on unique, hard to find British wool and alpaca. We hold workshops in knitting, crochet, spinning/dyeing, weaving and felting and also stock beautiful handmade artisan gifts.
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2 Okehampton Street, Exeter EX4 1DW, England
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

I love this shop! It has a really lovely atmosphere and I enjoy going there to browse and chat with other knitters. Debbie (the manager) is wonderful, super helpful and always on hand to give advice or help you choose the right yarn for a...More

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DLJudd, Owner at Wool on the Exe, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2018

We love you too :-) Thanks for writing and sharing your generous thoughts with others!

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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

I love this shop. I have knitted two double blankets for my grandchildren and in joyed every minute making them. I am on my third blanket for our bed in our caravan. The staff are so helpful and friendly. Knitting has really helped me through...More

Thank Sandra S
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DLJudd, Owner at Wool on the Exe, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Dear Sandra, Thank you very much for your kind words. It means a lot to us. We appreciate that life's not easy for you right now, but with every stitch, you're getting stronger! We're glad to be part of the journey. Debbie xo

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Reviewed November 3, 2017

Had fleeces here for 18 months. Partner booked me on workshop for spinning and wow loved it! Very interesting, informative and most important fun! Hopefully more workshops will be held and I will certainly be there. Lovely shop, loads of things to buy. Very friendly!...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Very fun and informative class on spinning, lots of important information about different kinds of wool, cleaning, carding, drafting as well as actually spinning😊

Thank Christine L
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DLJudd, Owner at Wool on the Exe, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

Christine, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're so glad you enjoyed our spinning workshop :-)

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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Located in Okehampton Street in Exeter City this wool shop is a great place to come to find the colour of the ball of wool you need. Plenty of choice and helpful staff.

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DLJudd, Owner at Wool on the Exe, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts about our shop! We really appreciate it :-)

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Went here for a crochet workshop. Had a great time learning, meeting some lovely ladies and enjoyed a lovely cuppa with cookies along with it. Natalia was our teacher and we learned a lot from her. Would definitely recommend this place for workshops, Wool’s and...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

I went to the store in hopes of starting a craft. I explained to the lady there what I was hoping to do and she offered options advice and plenty of help. I'm delighted and will return!

Thank Adriana H
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DLJudd, Owner at Wool on the Exe, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Dear Adriana, thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts about our shop. I hope you're happily crafting away!

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Reviewed July 4, 2017

Very friendly welcome, exceedingly helpful with great suggestions for product. Very well priced yarns and an all round interesting shop. Would highly recommend a visit.

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DLJudd, Owner at Wool on the Exe, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review of our shop :-) It was very kind of you to take the time to share your thoughts with others. Be well!

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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Excellent, yarn shop well worth a visit, bought some yarn I have been looking for for awhile and was given great advice re the Dpn's I needed. Yarn happiness whilst on holiday😊

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DLJudd, Owner at Wool on the Exe, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review! We really appreciate it :-)

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Reviewed May 5, 2017

Lots going on yarn from Devon, Yorkshire, all over uk. And some dyed locally Lots of help for the struggling knitter and lots of encouragement. Good workshops too Visit or a ball of yarn and you find you have stayed an hour!

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DLJudd, Owner at Wool on the Exe, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Ethel, thank you for your kind words! You help us be the best we can be :-)

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