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The Lauren Aston Designs
Knitting Shop in Exeter

Pop in for a stitch, a squish, and a shop

We’ve only gone and got a knitting shop! You can find the new Lauren Aston Designs knitting shop in Exeter Quay – and we’d love to see you here.

Pop in to shop all the bright and bold yarns you love, and make sure to check our in-store events for knitting classes, clinics, & catch-ups.

Team LAD xx
Coming soon

Events at Lauren Aston Designs

Book a spot at one of our super chilled yarntastic events.

More events coming soon

Visiting the shop

By car

There’s a limited amount of on-street Pay & Display parking next to our shop on Commercial Road. 

The closest car park is Cathedral & Quay Car Park, 28 Lower Coombe St, Exeter EX1 1DE – less than 5 minutes from our front door.

By train

Our shop is about 13 minutes on foot from Exeter Central train station, or 21 minutes from Exeter St Davids.

By bus

Our closest bus stops are Commercial Road and Exe Bridges.


We have wheelchair and pram access into the shop – there is a small step with a ramp that will be out permanently however there is no access to any toilets or facilities in store.

We want to make sure you have a wonderful time in the shop, so please do get in touch if you have any questions or want to see what accommodations could be made.


Well behaved dogs and service animals are always welcome to pop in for a visit with their people.

Press & content

We love speaking with journalists, editors, bloggers & content creators. We love to try to make sure someone is on-hand to answer any questions, so please drop us an email before you visit.

Website orders

While we hope you love all your LAD purchases we appreciate sometimes it’s not quite right… Should you wish to return or exchange anything you’ve purchased online, you can do so in store within 30 days of the purchase date.

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