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The oldest wool shop in Shrewsbury!

Simply Jays is a family-run wool shop and knitting business, established by Joyce Matthews in the heart of Shrewsbury in 1970.


With years of experience in the wool and knitting trade (she won't say exactly how many!), Mrs Matthews' aim is to provide a wool shop in Shrewsbury with a warm and welcoming atmosphere where customers can choose designs or have them tailor-made on the premises.


A wool shop in Shrewsbury with a total personal service


There are many fine wools to choose from, including stylecraft baby wool and robin wool. Simply Jays specialises in the retail of baby garments; if you have a particular design in mind, the garment can even be knitted by one of Simply Jays' experienced knitters and posted to you within ten days!


  • Baby garments
  • Fancy yarns
  • Standard yarns
  • Knitting needles
  • Aran
  • Haberdashery
  • Patchwork and Quilting - baby cots
  • Cushions and Gifts


So whether you are looking for knitting wool, knitting needles, fine patchwork or baby garments, Simply Jays is the wool shop to visit in Shrewsbury.


For further details on Simply Jays, call Mrs Matthews on 01743 354497.

Please mention the best of shrewsbury when contacting the Simply Jays wool shop.

latest reviews

In October 2007, said about Simply Jays

Iʼve only just started knitting; small stuff - scarves, baby jumpers and so on. The lady in Simply Jays was very hepful and sorted me out with some new knitting needles. Nice shop, nice location.

4/ 5stars
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    17 Hills Lane
    SY1 1QU
    T: 01743 354497

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