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Terms of Use

How to place an order:

Making a purchase is simple. Just browse in the shop and add any items that you wish to buy to your basket, changing the number of items as required. After you have finished your selections, go to the "Checkout" section. You will then be asked for a few details that we need to be able to complete the order. Customers who have used before should login using their username and password before commencing shopping

Items added to your basket will remain in your basket until they either go through to be paid for or until they are removed from your basket. Placing items in your basket does not mean that they are reserved and cannot be bought by other customers. Items are sold on a first come first served basis following a complete transaction.

Product descriptions:

All the information on littlelambwool is accurate to the best of our knowledge. We will correct any errors as soon as they are brought to our attention. We provide colour names and descriptions to make your shopping experience as easy as possible. We try as hard as possible to ensure colour representation on is as accurate as possible, but due to different monitor set ups, the colour that you see may not match exactly the actual colour of the yarn. Likewise we cannot be responsible for how a yarn knits or crochets up. Everyone knits or crochets differently and we always advise knitting a tension square and adjusting needle or hook size accordingly. This is especially significant if you are substituting yarn away from the recommended yarn used in the writing of the pattern. The tension description given on the website for each yarn is that that has been given by the manufacturer and we cannot be responsible if you find that you are unable to achieve this tension. If a product you have ordered is not as described, you may return goods to us in a complete and resaleable condition for a refund (please see Returns and Cancellations.)

Payment Information:

Payment may be made by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) ,debit card (Visa Debit, Maestro.), American Express or via PayPal. The payment is processed by Sage Pay from your account at the time of the transaction. We do not have the facilities to delay the transaction should any of your order be out of stock. Regrettably due to an increase in bank charges we are no longer able to accept cheques as a form of payment. 

Your order is accepted once payment is received. You will receive a confirmation of your order by email.

Payments are made to Little Lamb Wool using the secure technology of Sage Pay, a division of Sage (UK) Limited and the largest independent payment service provider in the UK. ( All details are encrypted before transmission. Little Lamb Wool does not store any credit card details as all transactions are carried out on Protx secure servers.


For deliveries within the UK, goods are sent by Royal Mail 1ST Class delivery. UK postage is charged at £2.25 for a pattern only order and £2.95 for all other orders with Free UK delivery on orders over £35. See overseas orders for delivery outside the UK. We aim to fulfill orders within two working days of the order being placed and payment verified. UK delivery is sent via Royal Mail first class and in normal circumstances should be delivered within within 2 working days, however please allow 5 working days before chasing for an outstanding order. Items occasionally go missing - should your order not be delivered within 3 weeks of a confirmed dispatch email please contact to let us know and depending on the circumstances alternatives arrangements will be put in place. If we are not informed of a missed delivery within 28 days of a confirmed dispatch email the company will treat this as delivered and complete and we will be unable to take any further action.

Please note our website does not carry a stock control and will not indicate stock available when placing an order - apart from on the sale pages where stock is limited. A live item on the website indicates that an amount of stock is available and re-orderable from the manufacturers. Ordering a quantity does not indicate that Little Lamb Wool has that amount currently in stock  If enough stock is not available at the time of placing an order we will contact you within 2 working days of ordering informing you of the situation. You may wish to have your requested items back-ordered at that point, take part-delivery or cancel the order. If on backorder please allow between 10 to 28 days for delivery. Back-ordered items are charged at the time we process your main order. We can not accept responsibility for any delays caused by our suppliers as these are out of our control, we will strive to keep you informed during the process of waiting for a back order to come back into stock.

Returns and Cancellations:

Customers located in the European Union have the right to cancel an order within seven working days after the day on which you receive the goods.

Should you wish to cancel your purchase within seven days, please contact us in writing, either by letter or by email. All goods must be returned unused and in a saleable condition. Any returned goods must be received back at Little Lamb Wool within 28 days of the original purchase date to qualify for a refund. Please return items to Little Lamb Wool, 3a The Fold, Wath Court, Hovingham, York, YO62 4NN. The cost of returning goods will be borne by the customer.

We cannot accept liability for returned goods lost or damaged during transit. You are advised to wrap the product carefully to avoid damage and to return goods by recorded delivery, registered post or by courier. Proof of postage will not be accepted as proof of delivery.

We will then issue a refund in the same form of payment originally used for purchase within 5 days after we receive your return or 7 day cancellation notice. We retain the right to charge a 10% restocking fee to cover costs of refunds.

Where a 'free shipping' order is part or fully returned or part cancelled Little Lamb Wool reserve the right to charge shipping pro rata should the order value fall below the prevailing free shipping rate.

'Sale' items which are deemed to be any products which show a higher 'was' price as part of the item description are non returnable and non refundable unless we have made an error.

Unused balls of yarn not used from an order are non returnable, as an odd ball from a dye lot not matching current stock would not be resalable.

Commissioned items are non returnable and non refundable unless we have made an error.

Special order items are non returnable and non refundable unless we have made an error.


If you need to exchange any item of your order, you must notify us in writing or by email within 7 working days of receipt of goods. Exchanges should be sent to Little Lamb Wool, 3a The Fold, Wath Court, Hovingham, York, YO62 4NN

Damaged, or incorrect items received:

In the unlikely event that you receive damaged goods, please notify us in writing or by email within 7 working days of receipt of goods. Goods will be re-dispatched on return of faulty items at no extra cost to you. Please include a description of the damage together with a copy of the original invoice.

Whilst we strive to be accurate with our processing of orders occasionally items are mis-picked or mis-packed. An invoice detailing items ordered is always included with the package and we ask that customers cross check items received against items ordered. Should anything be incorrect please notify us in writing or by email within 7 days of receipt of package and we will of course rectify to the best of our ability. If we are informed of any error after 7 days unless there are extenuating circumstances we will unfortunately be unable to take any further action.


If you are not happy with your purchase we offer a 30 days money back guarantee. Your statutory rights are not affected. Please see details above of items which are not eligible for a refund. Please advise us in advance of any goods to be returned. Please note that due to copyright reasons, we cannot accept books and magazines back for credit or refund. We reserve the right to charge a restocking fee of 10% on orders if returned to us for any reason.


In these terms and conditions the following words shall have the meanings given in this section:

Tax Charges:

VAT (Value Added Tax) where charged is applied at 20%. This is included in the advertised price for each item. Magazines and books are exempt from VAT. Hand knitted items knitted in childrens sizes are exempt from VAT

Overseas Orders:

We are a UK based company. All items on our site are priced in Pounds Sterling and you will be billed in Pounds Sterling. This means that the amount you actually pay will vary depending upon the exchange rate at the time your transaction is processed.

We will be delighted to complete orders to be dispatched outside the United Kingdom. As a guide, postage to the EU will be based on £5.00 postage and packaging and £10.00 for the rest of the world. Items are sent out via our national postal system via Airmail. Please note that maximum weight for standard Airmail is 2kg. If your total order weighs more than this we will contact you to make further arrangements with regards cost of sending the package. If you wish to place an order with us that you believe could be over 2kg please feel free to contact us at prior to placing an order. An overseas order will of course take longer to arrive with you, please allow at least 10 working days before contacting us should your order not have arrived - more time at busier times of year.   Import duties and/or additional taxes or expenses incurred due to complying with foreign regulatory requirements or laws are the customers responsibility. Payment of any such duties and/or taxes in addition to our price including VAT and the cost of delivery are the customers responsibility. Please note that we have no control over these charges and cannot predict their amount. Please contact your local customs office or taxation authority for further information.

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