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Since 1968 our family-run shop in Tiptree has been supplying and inspiring crafters across Essex and beyond. Our shop looks little from the front, but behind its doors is 4500 square feet of craft-lovers paradise!

Our aim is to stock all materials and tools needed for any task, and we strive to offer the best combination of quality and value for money. We hope our Aladdin's Cave surprises and thrills you as you walk through its door and experience its colour and busy shelves.

If you don't live near us, there's no need to miss out! We keep a large selection of our fabric and yarns on our online shop and don't forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see daily updates and new arrivals. Happy Crafting!

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Dress Making & Fashion Fabrics
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Our Knitting Room has a vast array of current knitting wools and yarns stocked in a myriad of colours.

From value acrylics to top quality pure wools and many more in between, we cater for all of your knitting needs with prices to suit every pocket.

At the Cheap Shop we are stockists of Sirdar, Sublime, Hayfield, Stylecraft, King Cole, Adriafil and Rico. We also stock a good selection of knitting accessories including metal and bamboo knitting needles from Pony , and also crochet hooks from Pony and Knitpro.

We also have an extensive collection of patterns to purchase, which range from single pattern leaflets to designer knitting books. Whatever your level, our experienced and friendly knitting room staff are always happy to offer their help and advice.


Coronation Knits

14th March 2023

Are you looking for some themed knits for the King’s Coronation day? King Cole have released some patterns …

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Lampshade kit

Lampshade Kits

6th March 2023

Have you ever fancied trying your hand at making your own custom lampshade? We have just the kits …

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Stockist Announcement!

1st July 2022

We are excited to announce that we are now a stockist for West Yorkshire Spinners yarns and books! …

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