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Shop Small and Save on Sparkling Shawl Pins, Cuffs, Patterns and Notions!

  • A bronze shawl pin on pink yarn.

The Crafty Flutterby Creations shop small sale starts now! Save 20% sitewide through November 30th at 11:59 PM ET, no code required (discount auto applies).

I designs and handcrafts shawl pins, cuffs, patterns and notions to make stitching a joy from start to styling. My end minders tame your yarn tails and bring a smile to your face as soon as you open your project bag. My shawl pins add wearability, versatility and a beautiful accent to your stunning handiwork. The sale includes my newest pins: sparkling Czech glass and timeless Celtic knot. The dove of peace pin has returned from the archives to bring hope for the days to come. Check out the bestsellers collection full of pins, cuffs and notions selected to brighten anyone’s day. Looking for a fun easy knit to wear your pins or cuffs on? The latest pattern Ages Hence has got you covered.

With designs for every yarn weight and a wide variety of pins with beads, charms and metal settings, I’ll be by your side this Saturday to help you find the perfect piece for your personal #ShawlPinStyle! Tune in to the Virtu-wool Festival November 28th at 11 a.m. ET on Facebook for shawl styling tips with pins and cuffs.

It’s Rainin’ Cats & Dogs In Here

  • Black and white plastic dogs and cats.

Introducing new End Minder shapes just in time for the holidays: Crafty Cats and Dependable Dogs!

As with the Suavest Sheep and Bunny Hugs these cute critters are designed to keep your cast on tails, color changes, and other loose ends tidy and out of the way as you knit or crochet. They’ll make a pawsome stocking stuffer for any animal loving stitcher, and I believe that there are quite a few of you in my community. Which new furry friends will mind your ends?

First, we have the purrfect pal for your project — the Crafty Cats! Available in both black and white, these pawsitively adorable pals knead a purpose. They can easily be purrsuaded to spend their days playing with your yarn.

Have you heard the bark about town? The Dependable Dogs are here to help! These pawsome pups are the ultimutt end minder. If yarn ends are making your life ruff, just place your tail against their hearts, wrap it around, and secure your new stitch pet’s sweater.

September 22, 2020

Autumn is in the Air

  • A bronze shawl pin with leaves on green yarn.
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  • A bronze shawl pin on sparkly blue and brown yarn.

Since the mornings finally have that crisp breeze that signals a new season, I thought it was about time to share my newest shawl pins. These Charmed Styles range from wilderness finds to spooky delights. I can’t wait to see which projects you style with these! 

My favorite of these new additions is the Rowan Leaf. In traditional folklore, this tree is said to grant protection — especially to travelers. Its power was to keep those on a journey from getting lost. Since each of us have our own unique path to follow, I thought this charming talisman would be a special treat for all. 

Leaves of Change – Limited Edition Fall End Minder Set

  • Red, orange and yellow bunnies on brown, blue and green yarn.

This fall’s special edition end minder set captures the beauty of fall in brilliant red, bold orange, and crisp yellow. Whether you’d like to hop into cozy knits with Bunny Hugs or graze your way through worsted WIPs with Suavest Sheep, there’s a set for every stitcher — including an assortment with lambs, rabbits, and sheep to adorn all of your autumn projects.

Perhaps it’s a little early for these cool-weather companions, but I thought we could all use a colorful reminder of cozy days to come. I hope they’ll inspire all of us to make a change that matters, whether it’s craft or life related. Celebrate the splendor of the transitional season to come with Leaves of Change! 🍂

A Pawsome Mystery Box

  • Packages with black and white cat stickers and dog paw tissue paper.

As most of you are well aware, I love animals. That’s why our next mystery box celebrates our four-legged family members! There are a few details about this mystery box that make it extra special. The first is how customizable it is! You have your choice of cat or dog, notions only, pin and notions, or cuff and notions. Now, for the big surprise. Instead of exclusive colors of Suavest Sheep, mystery box recipients will be the first-ever stitchers to try my two new shapes of end minders — inspired by our favorite furry stitch companions! 

Everyone will receive a progress keeper set, stitch markers, end minders, a surprise item, a digital pattern code, and a clear jar to store your treats. There’s also the Rainin’ Cats and Dogs box which includes all of the notions for both pets and the Whole Kitt-en Ka-Poodle — which includes every single treasure from these sets!

I can’t wait for you to see all of the purr-fectly adorable treats hiding inside these awesome packages!    

Butterfly at the Beach

  • A silver mermaid stick shawl pin sits on a skein of blue yarn.

With the summer solstice just a few short weeks away, I knew I wanted this month’s mystery mailing to take you all on a magical journey to the seaside. This beachy box holds ocean beauties both real and imagined, and I can’t wait for you to unwrap what’s inside. Treat yourself or a friend before orders close on June 14th.

For this month’s fun: you have your choice of notions only, notions and pin, or notions and cuff for this fin-tastic find. Beyond that, each box includes:

❧A Shell-tastic Progress Keeper Set
❧Seaworthy Stitch Markers
❧End Minders
(to keep your cast on tails tide down!)
❧A Clear Jar to store your treasures
❧And a surprise item! 🎁

Each item in the mystery box is exclusive to the mystery box. If surprises aren’t your cuppa tea; check out our Sunset at the Beach collection! New beach, nautical, and mermaid themed items are being added throughout June and July.

Practically Purple in Every Way – Mystery Boxes!

  • Purple and gold packages sealed with stickers bearing purple umbrellas.
  • A paper bag with a purple and white geometric pattern.

They say that April showers bring May flowers, so I decided to theme this month’s mystery box around my favorite umbrella-carrying heroine. Whether you’re a fan of Poppins or simply the color purple, you’re sure to find something special. 
 
You’ll notice that April’s mailing is not a preorder. With everything changing so fast right now, I’ve decided to mail them out in batches twice a week. If you know of anyone who needs cheering up, I’m happy to help with these hand-wrapped surprises!  

Of course, I can’t share a peek inside just yet, but I can tell you all of the options so you can find one you adore. Choose from notions only, shawl pin and notions, or shawl cuff and notions to perfectly suit your passion. Each styling solution is completely exclusive to this mystery box.  

Parallelominis Spring Knit along!

  • A purple and blue shawl.

Join your fellow knitters in a stroll through their stash for the scraptastic Parallelominis KAL and create your own colorful wrap for spring. Camaraderie is the name of the game — just have fun! The KAL is happening now through May 17th. Every participant that shares their FO gets a free pattern and a chance to win a $50 gift certificate for Crafty Flutterby Creations. Let’s get this party started with an Indie Untangled special 60% off the Parallelominis pattern through the end of March with code ”INDIELOVE”.

Create a reversible parallelogram from your favorite mini skeins, scrap yarn, or both! With the Parallelominis pattern yarn weight, length, and width are all adjustable to best suit your signature style. While working with so many fun colors, keep your ends tidy and add whimsy by wrapping the yarn tails around a sheep, bunny or lamb end minder.

⁣Another added benefit of designing with mini skeins is the ability to support many of my fiber friends all at once. My sample includes yarn from Miss Babs Hand-Dyed Yarns & Fibers, Black Cat Fibers LLC, Unplanned Peacock Studio, SpaceCadet, A Hundred Ravens, Bumblebeeacres Farm, Why Knot Fibers, Amanda Hope Yarn, Oink Pigments, Fairy Tale Yarn Co, and Destination Yarn. I can’t wait to see which dyers you combine for your creation! 🧶

See you on Ravelry soon for this knit-a-long adventure!

Celtic Styles Are In Bloom

  • A silver shawl pin on a skein of pink yarn.

Wander through our Celtic Spring collection and celebrate the rich heritage of the Celtic lands. Whether you dream of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, or Cornwall — there’s a handcrafted journey to take with your handknits.

Our journey begins in a highland forest, the intertwined roots our new Tree of Life Pin are a reminder of how we are all connected to each other and the world around us. As you venture out of the woods into a Welsh or Cornish garden, the Blossoming Pin reminds you to take a quiet moment to stop and smell the flowers. Our journey concludes on a rolling Irish hillside with a flock of sheep grazing on the green fields of clover. This month’s limited edition end minder sets pay tribute to St. Patrick’s Day in a sparkling way. Whether you could use a lucky charm or a pot of gold this treasure trove will tame your ends and dazzle your friends.

Cast On Be Anything with a Special Offer

  • A blue and green lacy shawl with a silver shawl pin.

We’re celebrating the completion of the Go Anywhere collection with 25% off ebook and individual patterns. Use code INDIELOVE by March 7th for 25% OFF the following patterns: Be Anything, In A Book, In The Sky, Take A Look, Ways to Grow or the Go Anywhere ebook.

Each pattern in the Go Anywhere collection is inspired by the Reading Rainbow. Spark your imagination and let your mind wander the path of possibilities as you create each new pattern. You can Be Anything when you make your own wings! This shawl completes my Go Anywhere collection with one last installment of inspiration and lace. With a head in the clouds and feet on the ground, we each can find our goals and step toward them stitch by stitch. With a garden trellis to connect these two beautiful worlds, this design features a strong cabled spine and lush green grass to keep you grounded, and a bright blue sky filled with butterflies to keep you dreaming.