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Kathy’s Knits

Kathy’s Knits is a lovely little knit shop located in Edinburgh’s “new town.” She offers a nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rockford, Illinois
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Good thing in a small package

This was my only yarn stop while in Edinburgh. I'm glad I went! They have a nice selection of yarn... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Karen H
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“Kathy’s Knits”
22 Jun 2018
“Good thing in a small package”
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64A Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SA, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
+44 131 556 4837
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Kathy’s Knits is a lovely little knit shop located in Edinburgh’s “new town.” She offers a nice selection of yarns, some that are local.

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This was my only yarn stop while in Edinburgh. I'm glad I went! They have a nice selection of yarn and patterns. They also sell Knit Picks - Zing needles! (Bonus). I saw some shawl samples in the shop I wanted to make and they...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had such a pleasant time chatting with Kathy. She put a kit together for me to knit a fair isle hat. If you are planning a trip to Edinburgh, put this on your list of yarn shops to visit, you will...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Kathy's Knits was the only yarn store I made it to as it was right in the city ("New" Edinburgh) and didn't require an hour's transport. It's a small shop, but full of local yarns, which was my goal to find. The employee minding the...More

Thank okie56
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I raced to this beautiful little yarn store on Saturday, with just 20 minutes left before it closed. The owner answered all my questions about natural fibres and unique yarns I couldn't get in Canada. She let me just wander and touch...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2016

When I planned to go to Edinburgh, I already knew what I wanted to bring back as a lasting souvenir: some Scottish yarn to knit a comfy Scottish something. I found this shop online, as no one in our hotel could tell us where we...More

3  Thank Fanny B
Reviewed 1 October 2015

I was quite surprised what a challenge it was to find Scottish made wool , in a country with sheep all over the place . Found kathy's place on line . Easy to locate , but again only one Scottish wool available so I had...More

Thank Diane9292
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I had a wonderful time chatting with Kathy as well as using her expertise to purchase Scottish yarns. She was kind and accommodating. I only wish I lived closer to pop in again!

Thank Mhicke
Reviewed 20 August 2014

After a day of looking for raw fleece for a gift, we were pretty disheartened. Everyone we'd asked looked at us oddly, as if we were requesting something completely outlandish. Finally, we just Googled a knitting store and decided we'd just settle for buying some...More

3  Thank PandoraFury
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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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