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About Company

Johnson’s has undergone a huge improvement programme in recent years to restore the beautiful building to its former glory and to create within it a haven of gorgeousness for knitters, crocheters, sewists and other crafters.

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Our events

At Johnson’s we’re always busy enjoying knitting, crochet and stitching and there’s chatter and laughter as we share what we’re all crafting with our lovely and clever customers.
Just like our theme tune, Mrs Johnson's Happiness Emporium, we believe in putting in effort into improving our world. We are working with others in Blackpool’s South Shore Waterloo Village to bring a neglected area back to the attracting and thriving shopping hub it once was.

By the Saturday, the 21st of May, of the wool festival we’ll be trying to beat the world record set in London for the longest continuous knitted bunting. We need more than 3,212.41 metres of triangular bunting knitted. Contact us if you can help, or just send us triangles, we’ll sew them together.

On the Sunday of the 22nd of May wool festival we’re going to try to beat London’s world record for the most people knitting simultaneously. We’ll need more than 3083 participants. We’re organising knitting lessons for beginners, so you’ve no excuse!

Call to find out more on 01253 404550

May 21st & 22nd 2016 We’re organising, with a few other keen knitting, crochet and stitching enthusiastic organisations, a wool festival for Blackpool’s South Shore Waterloo Village. It will have exciting stalls, thrilling workshops, at least one world record attempt and a best knitted or crochet bikini competition.

Call to find out more on 01253 404550

We’ve enjoyed some successful events yarnbombing in our local area:

  • • We’ve covered the light bollards on the Prom with monsters
  • • We’ve decorated the tram stop on the Prom with flowers
  • • Now we’re working to put a permanent display onto the two lamp posts outside our shop.

  • We’d love any knitted or crochet flowers, or any spare wool that you have around. Take a look at our Pinterest page to see what yarnbombing is

Call to find out more on 01253 404550

We have a selection of joint Knit & natter, stitch and bitch and happy hooker sessions, just bring whatever you want to do and do it while you’re sharing and having fun with contemporaries:

  • • Tuesday afternoon: 1 to 3 pm, just £1 contribution to refreshments
  • • Wednesday evening: 6.30 to 8.30 pm, just £2 contribution to refreshments

Call to find out more on 01253 404550