Born to Knit - Fisherton Mill, Salisbury Wiltshire - yarns, knitting workshops + more

Workshops & Events


We run regular day-time and evening Workshops suitable for the complete beginner, the novice and the more experienced knitter.

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Got a little problem?

We offer one-to-one tuition if you want individual help

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Want something informal?

We run 'Knit & Knatter' groups during the day and evening

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Knitting patternsYarns, Patterns & Needles

Born to Knit sell selected high quality natural yarns, patterns, pattern books and knitting needles.




We stock a selection of the following Rowan yarns:-

Fine Lace (80% baby suri alpaca, 20% fine merino wool)
Fine Tweed (4 ply) (100% wool)
Pure Wool 4 ply (100% superwash wool)
Rowan Tweed (100% wool)
Felted Tweed (50% wool, 25% alpaca, 25% viscose)
Pure Wool DK (100% superwash wool)
Cocoon (80% merino wool, 20% kid mohair)
‘Purelife’ British Sheep Breeds Chunky and Double Knit undyed wool (100% British wool)
Big Wool (100% merino wool)
Kidsilk Haze and Kidsilk Stripe (70% super kid mohair, 30% silk)
Kidsilk Glamour and Kidsilk Eclipse

These spring/summer weight yarns are available in season...
Siena 4ply (100% mercerised cotton)
Cotton Glace (100% cotton)
Handknit Cotton (100% cotton)
Summer Tweed (70% silk, 30% cotton)


Debbie Bliss  from Designer Yarns

Baby Cashmerino (55% merino wool, 33% microfibre, 12% cashmere)
A blend designed specifically for knitting for babies and children


Manos del Uruguay

Silk blend Fino (4-ply - 30% silk, 70% wool)



Regia 4-ply sock yarn (75% wool, 25% polyamide)



Ronaldsay RamBritish Rare Breed wool

Double knit and Aran weight wool from a variety of rare British sheep breeds, currently North Ronaldsay, Norfolk Horn and Southdown.
These sheep are endangered species, and their wool comes in a variety of undyed natural shades.


Special orders

Special orders can sometimes be arranged - we will do our best to accommodate your requirements.



We stock a range of patterns - both in brochures/books, and individual pattern leaflets.


Wodden knitting needlesNeedles

Born to Knit sells a range of wooden knitting needles.
They are warm, smooth and ‘soft’ compared with metal or plastic needles, and much easier on the hands, as many arthritis sufferers have discovered.

Brittany (birch wood) single & double pointed needles 3.25mm - 10.0m

Clover (bamboo) needles 2.0mm - 3.25mm, 7.0mm and 10.0mm

Knit Pro Symfonie fixed wooden circular needles & interchangeable tips - 2.0mm - 3.25mm in 40cms and 80 cms lengths, and 10.0mm in 80cms length

Knit Pro Cubics (square profile) wooden needles

Knit Pro Karbonz single- and double-pointed needles sizes 2.00mm - 3.5mm





We also sell knitting accessories...

Point protectors, row counters, sewing-up needles, stitch holders, bag handles and beads.

cushionsSeeking inspiration?

We have a range of hand-knitted accessories on display, to buy or to inspire your next project.

Call in and see!