Specialist yarns.

Made in Yorkshire, loved around the world

As one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of worsted and fancy yarns, experience and know-how sits alongside our relentless commitment to innovation. We were industry pioneers in 1907 and we remain at the forefront of the specialist yarn industry today.

Hand Knitting Yarns

At Laxtons we’ve been spinning hand knitting yarns for decades. Our team of experts are on hand to provide a world class service matched only by the quality of the products we produce.

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Undyed Yarns

Our undyed yarns are 100% British made and ready for end uses including hand dyeing, felting, handknitting and weaving. All raw materials are meticulously sourced and expertly manufactured.

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Machine Knitting Yarns

Many of our yarns are machine knitted into fabrics for the finest design labels in the world. With such illustrious customers our drive for excellence is only matched by the results we achieve on their behalf.

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Woven Apparel Yarns

Laxtons supply high quality yarns to some of the finest designers, weavers and garment manufacturers throughout the world. The diversity and quality of the yarns we create lend themselves perfectly to high-end fashion garments and accessories.

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Woven Upholstery Yarns

Extensive experience and state-of-the-art facilities mean we can create a wide variety of dyed and undyed yarns for use across a wide range of woven upholstery.

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Specialist Yarns

Our ability to produce high quality specialist yarns is the foundation upon which the Laxtons business was built. From bespoke to off the shelf, our yarns are used in a variety of products by both established global names and new emerging brands.  

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By the Box.

With minimum order weights from as little as 30kg and lead times from just a few weeks, By the Box addresses the needs of our customers.

Not only does it offer greater flexibility and practicality, By the Box brings creativity and imagination to yarn design.

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Undyed Yarns,
off the shelf.

Laxtons offer genuinely British made undyed yarns ready for a variety of end uses including hand dyeing, felting, hand knitting and weaving. Our raw materials are meticulously sourced with quality in mind and we are proud to be a supporter of the Campaign for Wool.

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Introducing our new hand knitting range

Our fancy and worsted spun yarns can be found in products throughout the world

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