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Announcement    Welcome to A Little Bit Sheepish, selling hand dyed yarns, fibres; independently designed patterns and accessories for knitting, spinning and crochet. Spend £30 to get free UK shipping (second class), offer applied automatically at checkout.


Last updated on 08 Apr, 2021

Welcome to A Little Bit Sheepish, selling hand dyed yarns, fibres; independently designed patterns and accessories for knitting, spinning and crochet. Spend £30 to get free UK shipping (second class), offer applied automatically at checkout.


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Fiona Hamilton-Maclaren

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Fiona Hamilton-Maclaren


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About alittlebitsheepish

Sales 664
On Etsy since 2011

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  • Fiona Hamilton-Maclaren


    Hi! My name is Fiona and I am a fibre addict! I started with learning to knit when I was about seven, then stopped for years. I picked it back up in my twenties and was soon hooked- knitting led to spinning, crochet, dyeing and writing patterns.

Shop policies

Last updated on 10 May, 2022
Welcome to my A Little Bit Sheepish. You will find hand dyed yarn, fibre, indie patterns, stitch markers and all sorts of fibre craft goodies.
I use British wool where possible in my products, I particularly love to use Bluefaced Leicester as it has a beautiful sheen and softness.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard Apple Pay Klarna Gift card
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits

Returns & exchanges

See item details for return and exchange eligibility.


Cancellations: not accepted

Please contact the seller if you have any problems with your order.


Payment is accepted via Etsy Payments.


Items will usually be shipped within three working days. If there is a custom element to your purchase this may take a little longer but if this is the case you will be told when you order.

Parcels will be sent second class within the UK. If the value of your order is over £20 your order may be sent "signed for".

International purchases will be sent "Tracked and signed".

For international purchases you are responsible for any fees incurred by your goods entering the country (for example customs fees, VAT, handling charges).

Additional policies and FAQs

I am always happy to carry out custom orders, please send me a message to discuss your requirements. Custom orders may take longer to dispatch but this will be discussed before you place your order.

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors, customers (in person and online) and service users. We promise not to use your data for any nefarious deeds. It will be stored securely and used to fulfil any contracts we enter into- selling yarn, patterns, tech editing, teaching classes; that sort of thing. You can read our full privacy policy at


Information I Collect
To fulfil your order, you must provide me with certain information (which you authorised Etsy to provide to me), this includes your name, email address, postal address, payment information, and the details of the product that you’re ordering. You may also choose to provide me with additional personal information for example, information needed to create a custom order, if you contact me directly.
If you have paid via PayPal the information will also be provided to me via PayPal. I do not collect or hold any card details.
Why I Need Your Information and How I Use It
I rely on a number of legal bases to collect, use, and share your information, including:
• as needed to provide my services, such as when I use your information to fulfil your order, to settle disputes, or to provide customer support;
• when you have provided your affirmative consent, which you may revoke at any time, such as by signing up for my mailing list;
• if necessary to comply with a legal obligation or court order or in connection with a legal claim, such as retaining information about your purchases if required by tax law; and
• as necessary for the purpose of my legitimate interests, if those legitimate interests are not overridden by your rights or interests, such as 1) providing and improving my services. I use your information to provide the services you requested and in my legitimate interest to improve my services; and 2) Compliance with the Etsy Seller Policy and Terms of Use. I use your information as necessary to comply with my obligations under the Etsy Seller Policy and Terms of Use.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
Information about my customers is important to my business. I share your personal information for very limited reasons and in limited circumstances, as follows:
• Etsy. I share information with Etsy as necessary to provide you my services and comply with my obligations under both the Etsy Seller Policy and Etsy Terms of Use.
• Service providers. I engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to my shop, such as delivery companies. I will share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these services. Service providers used in this instance are PayPal (for payments), Royal Mail (for deliveries) and UKMail (for deliveries).
• Business transfers. If I sell or merge my business, I may disclose your information as part of that transaction, only to the extent permitted by law.
• Compliance with laws. I may collect, use, retain, and share your information if I have a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce my agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of my customers, or others.

Data Retention
I retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with my services and as described in my Privacy Policy. However, I may also be required to retain this information to comply with my legal and regulatory obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce my agreements. I generally keep your data for the following time period: 7 years.
Transfers of Personal Information Outside the EU
I may store and process your information through third-party hosting services in the US and other jurisdictions. As a result, I may transfer your personal information to a jurisdiction with different data protection and government surveillance laws than your jurisdiction. If I am deemed to transfer information about you outside of the EU, I rely on Privacy Shield as the legal basis for the transfer.

Your Rights
If you reside in certain territories, including the EU, you have a number of rights in relation to your personal information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. I describe these rights below:
• Access. You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information I hold about you by contacting me using the contact information below.
• Change, restrict, delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict my use of, or delete your personal information. Absent exceptional circumstances (like where I am required to store data for legal reasons) I will generally delete your personal information upon request.
• Object. You can object to (i) my processing of some of your information based on my legitimate interests and (ii) receiving marketing messages from me after providing your express consent to receive them. In such cases, I will delete your personal information unless I have compelling and legitimate grounds to continue using that information or if it is needed for legal reasons.
• Complain. If you reside in the EU and wish to raise a concern about my use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.

How to Contact Me
For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Fiona Hamilton-MacLaren, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact me at contact @ Alternately, you may mail me at:
A Little Bit Sheepish, 74 King Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1SD
See this Seller Handbook article for a sample privacy policy you can customise for your shop.