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hello and thank you for stopping by! Here on the Indie Untangled blog, you can figure out what to make with your latest stash acquisitions, learn about some talented fiber artisans and much, much more.

What to stash this week: A mountain of love

For her installment of Knitting Our National Parks, Jensen of Sugarplum Circus chose a gorgeous image of Mount Rainier by photographer Doug Shearer of the mountain surrounded by scarlet and lilac wildflowers on a misty morning — very Valentine’s Day. Since she couldn’t decide on just one color to spotlight,…

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What to stash this week: Holidays in Scotland

I’m thrilled to debut the new colors of the Harris Sling bag! This bag is a special collaboration between Indie Untangled and Adabrock Weaving Company, located on the Isle of Lewis, in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. They are handmade, right down to the leather straps, by Chrissie of Pied Beauty Studios,…

A collage of knitwear and the text Indie Untangled 2022 KAL/CAL Winners.

The 2022 KAL/CAL winners!

We’re so excited to share the winners of this year’s Indie Untangled make-a-long! This KAL/CAL included projects completed between June 1 and Indie Untangled on October 14. There were 14 winners in seven categories, chosen by random number generator. Here is their beautiful work.

Cowl
Hat
Mitts/Mittens/Gloves
Shawl/Wrap/Scarf
Socks
Sweater –… …

Skeins of purple, gray, yellow, blue, pink and orange yarn.

What to stash this week: Yarn party

I’m so excited to debut Circus Tonic Handmade’s line of yarn for Indie Untangled! Hannah, a mom of three and former molecular geneticist based in South Australia who dyes on Australian Merino, has created special-to-IU colorways on a selection of several bases. There is Jubilee Sock,…

A mood board with purple images of snowy landscapes.

What to stash this week: Fleece Navidad

If you’d like a yarny experience from Spain, Aitana Villa, who is based in Catalonia, has a 2022 Advent set available to order. Enjoy a treat each Sunday in December, with four skeins of yarn in special colorways on a variety of bases (including Merino/nylon, alpaca/Merino/cotton and mohair) and a special surprise on Christmas Day….

A light-skinned woman with gray hair wearing brown glasses.

Pre-Rhinebeck Untangling: Yarn Social

This is the eighth in a series of blog posts featuring the fabulous sponsors of Indie Untangled, taking place on October 14, 2022 and online. Register free for the online marketplace, which runs through November 1.

A few years ago,…

Skeins of lightly speckled light purple yarn.

What to stash this week: Fall hues

Each year, I also get sizable shipments of yarn from dyers based overseas to showcase at, and on, Indie Untangled. I’m once again hosting skeins from Lanivendole from Italy. Giulia and Stefania sent three custom-milled bases, including A Chic Blend, comprised of Abruzzese wool, alpaca and mohair. To fit their lineup of Chic colorways,…

Blue circular, green double point and gold straight knitting needles.

Get to know Signature Needle Arts

This is the seventh in a series of blog posts featuring the fabulous sponsors of Indie Untangled, taking place on October 14, 2022 and online. If you’re attending the show, you’ll get to try out Signature needles in the lounge area and they’ll be available for purchase in the Indie Untangled booth at the show….

A light-skinned woman and man wearing hats and gray T-shirts.

Pre-Rhinebeck Untangling: Mitchell Wool Co

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts featuring the fabulous sponsors of Indie Untangled, taking place on October 14, 2022 and online. Tickets are now available!

Indie Untangled is all about indie dyers and you can’t get more indie than Sherry of Mitchell Wool Co….

Red fish swimming in a circle and gray-blue yarn and knitting with bands of red and purple.

What to stash this week: Jump in the ‘pool’

For her installment of the Indie Untangled Knitting Our National Parks series, Dawn of Barker Wool was inspired by an image of sockeye salmon swimming by Brooks Falls in Alaska’s Katmai National Park & Preserve. Sockeye will be dyed on Barker Wool’s BFL Fingering base, which is 100% Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester wool….

Skeins of self-striping yarn.

Here’s what to make with new self-striping and assigned pooling yarn from 29 Bridges Studio

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts featuring the fabulous sponsors of Indie Untangled, taking place on October 14, 2022 and online. Tickets are now available!

This year, 29 Bridges Studio, one of our Indie Untangled vendors,…

Aqua bottles of Soak wash and the text Wild Mint, take a walk on the wild side, new fragrance fall 2022.

Meet Wild Mint, the new scent from Soak

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts featuring the fabulous sponsors of Indie Untangled, taking place on October 14, 2022 and online. Tickets are now available!

Blocking garments and doing laundry can be a chore, but using Soak makes the experience much more pleasant….

A skein of variegated pinks/purples/oranges yarn with a pink mini skein.

What to stash this week: Socktober

Carolyn and Michelle of Olive & Two Ewe Studios are ready for a month that is all about the socks. They have Socktober Sock Sets that come with a full hank of sock yarn, a coordinating mini, a “Welcome to the Sock Side” bag and an exclusive Socktober acrylic pin. …

A light-skinned woman wearing a pink and white striped lacy sweater.

Pre-Rhinebeck Untangling: Murky Depths Dyeworks

This is the third in a series of blog posts featuring the fabulous sponsors of Indie Untangled, taking place on October 14, 2022 and online. Tickets are now available!

Along with your local yarn shop, it’s great to support your local indie dyers….

A young child in a floral sweater holding a bouquet.

What to stash and what to make this week

Designer Caitlin Sheperd used Murky Depths Sanctuary, a fine 100% non-Superwash Merino wool, for the Blooming Peerie Cardigan. This child-sized cardi uses a clever slipped stitch technique and only two colours per row!

Carolyn and Michelle of Olive & Two Ewe Studios have kits for Scottish knitwear designer Morven Gabriel’s A Highland Kirk Window Beanie and Cowl….

A smiling Asian woman with wavy dark hair stands in front of a large gnarled tree and hugs a dozen un-dyed skeins of yarn.

Pre-Rhinebeck Untangling: Yarn Farm Kingston

This is the second in a series of blog posts featuring the fabulous sponsors of Indie Untangled, taking place on October 14, 2022 and online. Tickets are now available!

Have you ever been visiting a city or town and thought, “This place could use a yarn shop?”…