Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Shop



We are a popular Yarn Shop located near the Market Place in Leyburn, North Yorkshire, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

We commission, spin and dye our rare breed Wensleydale Longwool pure British Wool in 4-Ply, DK and Aran weight yarns in a spectrum of tempting shades. Worsted spun locally in Yorkshire by traditional craftsmen to produce a fine lustrous yarn. See our own brand Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Shop Wool and Yarns; Sheep Shop Hand Knitting Patterns; Exclusive Wensleydale Knitwear; Garments specially knitted to customer requirements; Wensleydale Fleece, Combed Tops/Roving and Locks for Hand Spinners, Crafters, Felters plus wool related Gifts.

You will also find us exhibiting at Wool and Yarn Shows around the UK. We also sell through our Online Store, both locally and internationally.

Coronavirus support

We are open with reduced hours, however we are still accepting orders in our Online store and by phone and email.

We are dispatching orders two to three times per week. 

UK orders £50 and over will get free delivery.

We are also participating in Online Wool Shows, that have been set-up to replace some of the scheduled events that have been cancelled throughout the UK. These virtual events take place using various facilities, including Facebook, Instagram and websites. Check our Wool Shows page for the latest information at https://www.wensleydalelongwool.co.uk/shows/ 

Also lookout for our one-off sales on social media (Instagram and Facebook), where you can message us to buy at bargain prices.


    This service covers the following area(s):

  • Thirsk
  • Bedale
  • Upper Dales
  • Malton
  • Whitby
  • Skipton
  • Knaresborough
  • Easingwold
  • Catterick Garrison
  • Northallerton
  • Selby
  • Scarborough
  • Harrogate
  • Stokesley
  • Richmond
  • Ripon
  • Filey

Last updated: 25/07/2020