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Address: Red Lion Yard, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 1AW, England (Formerly Rockin' Beads)
Phone Number: +44 1837 657614
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Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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The Woolly Beader (formerly rockin' beads) is the vision of Garry and...

The Woolly Beader (formerly rockin' beads) is the vision of Garry and Donna. It was born from our desire to be our own bosses and live in a small village in Devon. What began as a plan to open the largest bead shop in the West Country has grown into a community centred craft shop selling a wide range of jewellery making materials and quality yarn. Apart from wool and beads we also sell Murano glass rods as Donna just loves to melt glass and she delights in teaching others this amazing craft. We are known for our superb customer service and knowledge in all things beady and yarny!!! We hope that customers feel really at home in our lovely spacious shop. We run our workshops to suit our customers so one to one tuition is the norm at no extra charge.

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Knitters Delight

This is a great shop to visit if you are in Okehampton and like knitting. They have some unusual yarns and even yarn from Dartmoor sheep. The staff are very helpful, and if you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2016
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a great shop to visit if you are in Okehampton and like knitting. They have some unusual yarns and even yarn from Dartmoor sheep. The staff are very helpful, and if you are only looking for a small project they have lots of bags with just the thing to get your fingers itching to knit.

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Delabole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

I have just had an amazing 3 hour glass bead making workshop this week that I enjoyed so much I returned today for more intuition. Friendly, helpful and encouraging. I'm already planning my next visit. The shop has a great selection of wools, beads, craft kits, jewellery etc. I happily travel miles to my favourite craft and bead shops and... More 

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Garry Y, Owner at The Woolly Beader, responded to this review

Wow, thank you. What a fabulous review! Incidentally, your latest Beach Bead is looking VERY lush. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Good place to take little girls on a rainy day. Staff are helpful and have classes and demonstrations, only criticism was that my wife , who is a serious crafter, thought their pricing was a bit steep.

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Devon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

Lovely shop with knowledgeable staff and a massive range of beads and jewelry making items. Could spend hours - and a small fortune - looking at all the extensive range in stock there. They also run courses showing you how to make your own jewelry and also other courses such as knitting and crochet too.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

I visited this shop recently and mentioned that I had a problem with the cord in your dotty bracelet kit that I had purchased and was prepared to purchase some more to try again. You very kindly gave me some purple leather cord and this afternoon I have successfully completed the bracelet without any problems as well as a bookmark... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

Rockin Beads is a great bead shop... But they also have wool and patterns and block printing and silver clay supplies. You want to just hang out and plan your project there and you have space to do so.. Tables are available as well as a sofa. You can learn lamp working or other skills too. I stop by often... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2013

I've written before and promised an update after a silver clay class. Class was excellent and I produced a great pair of silver earrings which I enamelled as well! I have since been back to their new shop in Okehampton which is a bigger, brighter place. There's now yarn and classes for crochet, knitting, etc. The owner makes her own... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2013

Like to pop in here when going thru Tavi, they will have relocated to Okehampton now. Nice choice, reasonable prices, friendly and helpful owners.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2012

I was surprised to find this little gem of a place on a recent visit to Okehampton. Large and varied stock; helpful and knowledgeable staff who also put on teaching courses. Well worth a detour to visit if you are even remotely interested in beads.

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2012

Lovely big shop with a huge variety of beads. Very friendly welcome. Watched the owner teaching someone to make glass beads. Great shop for jewellery makers but also good for presents. Booked up for a couple of classes.

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