A POPULAR Inverclyde craft store is in the running for a prestigious industry honour.

The Wee Crafty Owl shop on Jamaica Street has been shortlisted in the Best Local Yarn Store - Scotland category as part of the British Knitting and Crochet Awards 2021.

Owner Mairi Coventry said she's 'really excited' about the nomination and thanked everyone who recommended the store for the honour.

She added: "Thank-you to everyone who nominated the shop.

"I'm honoured and moved."

The craft store opened in Greenock around two years ago.

To cast your vote for the Wee Crafty Owl visit www.letsknit.co.uk/awards