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The York Makery

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Fantastic shop & workshops

I had the pleasure of attending one of Kayleigh’s brilliant amigurami workshops she is a kind and... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Christmas in York

What a beautiful well stocked craft shop,Kayleigh was just finishing off a workshop. I loved all... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
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36 Gillygate, York YO31 7EQ, England
+44 1904 864153
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This really is a lovely craft shop - The York Makery sells a beautiful range of UK spun-and-grown wool (something I'm quite passionate about), high quality knitting & crochet supplies, and has some other craft items too. I've not attended one of the workshops, but...More

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theyor, Owner at The York Makery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you for the glowing review Jacobus :) it's always a pleasure to see what you are up to!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had a couple of hours set aside during our trip to York to visit The York Makery which boasted 'huge array of classes, workshops and parties' and 'specialising in yarn, fabric, and haberdashery'. To say we were disappointed was an understatement. This is a...More

26  Thank Dooby G
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasure of attending one of Kayleigh’s brilliant amigurami workshops she is a kind and patient teacher as well as an excellent host. The range of products and classes she offers is amazing including drop in events and classes for children during school...More

3  Thank Blinker310
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful well stocked craft shop,Kayleigh was just finishing off a workshop. I loved all the vibrant colours and there was a lovely buzz about the place. If you get a chance visit the York Makery you won't be disappointed, very friendly staff and...More

2  Thank Hartleyjackson75
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I'm relatively new to knitting and crochet and the advice given by the knowledgeable and enthusiastic shop owner is always invaluable. Such a lovely choice of yarn too! I will eventually make it to a crafting workshop, there are so many to choose from!

1  Thank Rose H
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting and shopping here since the shop opened and it’s a wonderful place full of fun. The craft classes offered are eclectic and inspirational. And also George is the best shop assistant I have ever picked up and rubbed ears with.

1  Thank Iain S
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Friendly and knowledgeable owner, and very generous with her time and expertise ... and the range and quality of the yarn is superb. I was spoilt for choice! I'll definitely be revisiting!

1  Thank Lesley D
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

What a lovely, warm and well stocked gem this shop is! With a friendly welcome and a variety of crafty delights to choose from, I'm looking forward to choosing Christmas gifts for all my handy friends. I'm booked onto the rag rug wreath workshop on...More

1  Thank Amy S
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Having never done anything 'creative' before, at the age of 50 and moving to a new city I took the plunge. The York Makery couldn't have been a better place for me to start.... from my initial contact via email to register for a class...More

2  Thank aidanjulia
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

A beautiful shop with a gorgeous range of materials and yarns, as well as other crafty things. I can't imagine any crafter going in and not feeling excited by delightful items. Kayleigh the owner is always friendly, welcoming and has offered me some great advice...More

1  Thank Gabi G
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I was extremely happy to find this shop so close to my hairdresser! I love going in to chat to Kayleigh and have attended a few of the classes on offer. It has a myriad of choices in wool, fabric and crafting. I would wholeheartedly...More

1  Thank Sue J
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Lovely little shop in York staff so helpful really worth a visit I think shops like this bring people to York because of the individuality 5 stars

1  Thank CoventryKev
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Matthew G
2 December 2017|
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The classes are listed on the website so you can see what is on and book a place in advance - they are popular so much safer to book in my experience