Think Knitting, Think Sewing, Think Arthur Bales


A Family run haberdashery since 1902

The one stop shop for all your haberdashery needs


KNITTING: We stock a huge selection of knitting yarns and knitting patterns from popular local brands such as Elle Yarns, Vinnis, African Expressions as well as international brands Rowan, Stylecraft, Sirdar and Schachenmayr.

KNITTING ACCESSORIES : We stock knitting and crochet tools from KnitPro, the fastest growing brand in Europe.

QUILTING: Our range of cotton prints for quilting are every quilter’s dream. We stock the largest selection from FreeSpirit whose well known fabric designers include Amy Butler, Kaffe Fasset, Philip Jacob, Brandon Mably and Tula Pink among others. We have also just introduced the Liberty Fabrics quilting range to our store.

DRESSMAKING: We also stock a lovely selection of imported and local dressmaking fabrics : cottons, wool, linens, synthetics, silks and fleeces, plus patterns from McCalls, Butterick, Vogue, Simplicity and Burda.