What to stash this week: Shop indie and save

New sales will be added through the weekend.

Every November, I think about what I want to do for the big holiday shopping kickoff weekend for Indie Untangled. Since I’m such a small business (my “stock room” is maybe about as big as a booth at a yarn festival!), I don’t provide discounts that often. But as a small business, I’m thankful for being part of such a supportive and enthusiastic community, so I like taking the opportunity to express that gratitude. Some years, I’ve done a sale and in others I’ve offered a free gift with purchase. This year, I’ve decided to do both!

Through Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Eastern, you can receive 5-25% off your order of anything in the shop, with the exception of the Where We Knit Yarn Club. That means lovely yarn from Circus Tonic Handmade and Lanivendole, or the last dozen (!) skeins of Julie Asselin Nurtured in Leaf Pile, or treat yourself to a Harris Sling bag. You can use the following codes:

5OFF50 for 5% off orders of $50 or more
10OFF100 for 10% off orders of $100 or more
15OFF150 for 15% off orders of $150 or more
25OFF250 for 25% off orders of $250 or more

In addition, orders of $100 or more will receive a free mystery 20g mini skein! Available while supplies last.

A pink and orange hank of yarn in the shape of a heart.

On that note, I’d like to continue my tradition of marking the start of shopping weekend by giving back. When you buy an in-stock item from the Indie Untangled shop or an Indie Untangled vendor this weekend, I will donate 5% of your purchase to Camba, an organization that provides programs in economic development, education and youth development, family support, health, housing and legal services to people in my hometown of Brooklyn.

Here’s what you need to do:

• Forward me the email confirmation from any purchase you made from an Indie Untangled vendor between 12:01 a.m. your time Thursday, November 24 and midnight your time Tuesday, November 29.

• You can see the list of qualifying vendors here, either on the right side of the screen if you’re on a computer or at the bottom if you’re on your phone. Purchases of in-stock items from the Indie Untangled shop during this time automatically qualify!

• Forward the email to me ([email protected]) before midnight your time on Friday, December 2 so it can qualify for the donation.

A skein of yarn in purple, pink and yellow.

Amy of Amy’s Trinket Shop is having a grand reopening/holiday sale to kick off the holiday season! You can enjoy 10-20% off orders of stitch markers and Amy’s new hand-dyed yarn line, called Cedar Closet Yarns. There’s a $50 minimum purchase.

A knitting badge featuring a magnetic back, a hanging hook, and the image of a black sheep silhouette with the words Black Sheep Club.

If you practice Portuguese knitting, or are planning to learn, Bonnie of Yank Your Yarn has new handmade magnetic knitting pins. They allow you to control your tension while showing off your style and snark.

What to stash this week: Big sky yarn country

Kate of McMullin Fiber Co was inspired by the vastness of the western skies for her Big Sky Collection, which debuts just in time for fall. There are 12 colorways that reflect the ever-changing skies of Yellowstone Country. They’re available on several bases, as well as mini skein sets on Kate’s Squishy Sock base and half skein sets in her Posh DK base. This weekend Indie Untangled readers — that’s you! — get 15% off your entire order with the code 15INDIE15.

Black with orange spotches and the words Boo for Ewe Halloween Mystery Treat Box.

Carolyn and Michelle of Olive & Two Ewe Studios have opened preorders for their Boo for Ewe Mystery Halloween Treat Box. This spooky box includes two hanks of Halloween yarn on your choice of base, creepy treats, a few pattern suggestions and a playlist.

A gold lobster clasp stitch marker with a pale pink maple leaf charm and yellow and orange accent beads, surrounded by illustrations of orange and yellow leaves and the text Make like a tree and get outta here!

Though Bonnie of Yank Your Yarn doesn’t see much fall weather in Arizona, she’s embracing the upcoming season with her Limited Edition September 2022 Clippy, “Make Like a Tree … and Get Outta Here! Orders over $20 will get 15% off and the special monthly marker for free.

A quilted patchwork bag in gold and brown tones featuring a drawstring closure.
Michelle of SquareKnot Handmade is celebrating pumpkin spice season with a fall-themed shop update of her patchwork quilted bags.

What to stash this week: A winter garden

While you may have already ordered your yarn Advent (or, ahem, a few…), you should consider welcoming a bit of Italy into your home this winter. Giulia and Stefania of Lanivendole have opened orders for their winter yarn box. It’s a little different from the traditional winter yarn box in that you know some of what you’re getting, but with a few special surprises. The theme is Winter Garden and the box will contain: six skeins of Lanivendole’s A Chic Blend (60% Abruzzese wool, 20% alpaca and 20% mohair) in three different shades, two from their current palette and one new shade that’s special for the box; a shawl pattern from designer Tif Neilan; and a selection of natural herbal products from Alice of the Naturalpina herbal farm in the Alps (yu can also purchase only the yarn and pattern). For the yarn, you can choose from two themes: Warm and Cosy or Cold and Starry. Preorders are open until September 9 and boxes will be shipped in November.

A silver ring in the shape of a knitting needle.

Celebrate Jen of Porterness Studio’s birthday with 15% off all her current stock of jewels with the code Bday22-15off through Monday. And of course there’s cake — If you spend $50 or more, you also get a “There Will Be Cake” enamel pin.

An orange background with a haunted house with the word 13 days of Halloween Yarn Advent.

Preorders of Dragonflight Yarns’ 13 Days of Halloween Advent are now open. It contains 12 20g mini fingering-weight skeins, one full 100g fingering-weight skein and other Halloween-themed goodies that will ship by October 8.

Two skeins of lavender and blue yarn.

Carolyn and Michelle of Olive & Two Ewe Studios are celebrating five years in business this month and have created a special, limited-edition colorway called Ewe Crew Celebration, available in single skeins, expanded fingering and DK-weight sock sets. There are also limited-edition enamel pins.

A rainbow of tweed yarns.

Courtney of Silly Goose Yarns has launched the Tweed Collection, seven different colors of her new tweed DK. Orders close this Sunday, so act fast!

An illustration of two ghosts and the text Halloween Stitch Marker Countdown Preorder.

Jillian of WeeOnes has opened orders for her special holiday sets, with hand-sculpted surprise stitch markers to help you count down to either Halloween or Christmas.

A light-skinned woman wears a brown knit boucle drop-shoulder sweater.

The latest design from Jill of Beach House Knits, Cozy on Southwick, is a classic drop-shoulder sweater that comes in single or two-color versions. It’s also 30% off through August 30.

What to stash this week: Knit, purl and soul

For this year’s Indie Untangled Where We Knit Yarn Club, Crystal of Milly’s Knit Designs and Gabby of Plies & Hellhounds were inspired by a photo Gabby captured on holiday with her husband in Paris. They named the resulting colorway and cowl design Meraki (mA-’rak-E), a noun which means the soul, creativity, or love put into something; the essence of yourself that is put into your work. The yarn is dyed on Gabby’s Marie Cutie, a unique fingering-weight base that is comprised of 75% Superwash Corriedale and 25% nylon.

You can now preorder this special colorway for a limited time on Indie Untangled and add a little Parisian flair, and travel memories, to your fall wardrobe.

Fall leaves and the text Ewe Crew in the Woods Falloween Retreat.

Carolyn and Michelle of Olive & Two Ewe Studios have a few spots left in their first ever Ewe Crew in the Woods Falloween Retreat, taking place from October 28-31 in a rustic, yet luxurious, resort in north Georgia. If you’re not able to join them, they also have Stellar Sock Sets in the shop.

Sand art themed yarn, variegated with pops of bright yellow, orange, green and blue, a beach-themed project bag and blue and pink sand art charms.

Andrea of Woolen Women Fibers is getting ready for sweater weather and making room for new yarn, so enjoy 15% off using the code INDIE15 at checkout on select summer collections.

Large skein of yarn in light blues and greens, five small skeins in blues and greens.

The Daisy Stitch Co Zen Moments Collection includes calming gray, blue, green and pink, in full and mini skeins and sock sets. It’s also 15% off with the code 15OFF.

A group of patchwork project bags.

Crista Jaeckel’s new Clematis Collection of project bags, named after one of her favorite flowers, are sewn from her studio scraps. These OOAK bags come in bright, cheerful color combinations.

This month’s colorway from Dragonflight Yarns is called is called N-ewe-tral.

What to stash this week: Mini skein season

With the arrival of mini skein season, Stephanie of SpaceCadet thought it was the perfect time to reintroduce you to her Striad Wrap. Stephanie came up with the idea for this clever design while sitting in her knitting chair and noticing how her new lampshade incorporated strips of joined-up triangles to form a globe shape. The Striad Wrap is made up of a series of short row triangles, knit individually in strips and joined together with absolutely no seaming. It was designed for SpaceCadet gradient mini skeins, but would also look great in blocks of color.

The Striad Wrap is 50% off for a limited time when you join Stephanie’s email list.

A light-skinned hand holding three skeins of red and green variegated yarn.

The Olive & Two Ewe Studios Christmas in July colorway this week is Reindeer Droppings. It is inspired by the, ahem, bodily functions of the magical, mystical creatures that lead Santa’s sleigh. Two coordinating colorways, Games Reindeer Play and Nose So Bright, are also in the shop.

A skein of orange and pink yarn.

The WoolenWomenFibers Woolen Moon collection is inspired by the power of the full moon. Grab the Strawberry Moon, which just passed in June, or prepare for the Harvest Moon in September. Pictured above is the Moon Bath Ritual.

Three Reversa-Clippy double sided markers used in a knitted piece of light green yarn.

Meet the Reversa-Clippy, Bonnie of Yank Your Yarn’s exclusive “two stitch markers in one” design. One side of the marker has a lobster clasp and the other has a round closed stitch marker that will fit up to a size US8/5mm knitting needle.

A quilted patchwork zipper pouch in cream and blue tones featuring a sleepy owl.

Michelle’s latest SquareKnot Handmade shop update includes zippered notions pouches that are approximately 7″ tall by 10″ wide, perfect for keeping all of your notions organized within a larger bag.

What to stash this week: Yarn under the stars

Arches National Park under a starry sky and a set of blue, purple and pink mini skeins above a brown full skein of yarn.Sarah of Teton Yarn Company, a self-proclaimed “National Park brat,” was inspired by a photo of Arches National Park in Utah under stars captured by Thomas Piekunka for the latest installment of Knitting Our National Parks. Arches By Starlight is a set of four mini skeins with one full skein of Mountain Sock, a 100% Superwash Merino yarn. It is available to preorder through July 4.

Three skeins of yarn in banana split colors with a popsicle project bag and a banana split charm.

Ding, ding! It’s the ice cream yarn truck! Andrea and WoolenWomenFibers crew are bringing the ice cream yarn truck to you and will be creating your treat live on Instagram every Wednesday at 12 p.m. Eastern.

A (badly) photoshopped sheet-ghost holding two skeins of colorful yarn.

Aiden of Undercover Otter is launching their bi-yearly What’s in the Box?! box, and a new luxury yarn base. The box will feature 13 mini skeins of a brand new Yak Sock base, inspired by the 2001 horror movie Thir13en Ghosts, along with gifts, early access to their October shop update and a 20% discount on your next order.

A skein of pink and yellow yarn next to an image of Marilyn Monroe in the same colors.Lisa The Knitting Artist has opened preorders for the June colorway of her Andy Warhol Yarn Club, inspired by one of the artist’s famous Marilyn Monroe screen prints.

A full skein of green, black and yellow yarn and a blue mini skein next to yellow floral fabric. The text June 2022 Reveal, June 2022 Sock Yarn Box with Bag.

The Southern Skeins June Sock Box is now available! It features a cotton drawstring bag by Miss Fiber Fox and is loaded with plenty of goodies plus a surprise.

A large skein of pale blue yarn and two small skeins of blue and aqua yarn.

Shelly of Daisy Stitch Co is having a flash sale this weekend! Her Just Breathe Sock Set and Just Breathe Trio are 20% off now through Sunday, June 19, no coupon needed.

What to stash this week: the Advent of travel

Photos of BB King, Elvis Presley. Teddy Roosevelt, Kermit the Frog and Coca Cola bottles with a multicolor yarn background and the text Mississippi Tells All Advent.

Judy and Emily of Jems Luxe Fibers take us to Mississippi for their 2022 yarn Advent. Their name, Jems, comes from the the first letters of their first names and MS for their home state. You’ll learn everything you did or didn’t know about Mississippi. For example, did you know that bluesman BB King and Elvis Presley, the King of rock ‘n’ roll, were both born in the state, as was Muppets creator Jim Hensen? And that Coca Cola was first bottled there?

You’ll discover these stories and much more via 25 mini skeins and some extras, including a limited-edition Christmas ornament. You can choose between a knit or crochet box and between Jems’s Luxe Sock, Luxe DK and Classic DK bases.

Snowy mountain backdrop with the text Winter in Minnesota - A Yarny Countdown Calendar in large pink font.

Liz of Knitting Lizard Fibers is taking us to a much colder place for her December countdown. Each Winter in MN Countdown Calendar will come with either a single skein, weekly sock sets or 20 minis plus one full skein. Sock or DK options are also available.

Circle image including slate dinosaur with flowers upon its back on a peach background, circle image with floral buds on a branch, and text on a gray background.

If you’re looking for a treat to open a little sooner, Maggie of Yarnaceous Fibers and Sarah of Charmedology have collaborated on a Cast On Set to celebrating spring. Each set includes a 100-gram skein of yarn or 120-gram sock set and a special-edition themed dinosaur polymer marker.

A light-skinned woman in a mint peacoat holds a long and short version of a knit colorwork cowl. The long cowl is light pink with blue, orange and purple contrast colors and the shorter version is peach with blue, orange and purple contrast colors.

Jill of Beach House Knits used A Heavenly Blend yarn from Italian indie Lanivendole — which she picked up at last year’s Indie Untangled show! — to design the Little Frannie cowl. The four-color cowl comes in two sizes and Lanivendole has kits.

An enamel pin shaped like a sock with daisies inside it.

Shelly of Daisy Stitch Co is having a spring sale! Use the code 20OFF for 20% off your purchase until this Monday. To sweeten the deal, all orders over $100 after the discount include an enamel pin designed by Allison Clark of Stitchery & Co!

Pink variegated skeins containing deep blue and green accents, beside semisolid purple skeins.

It’s David of Crafter Gamer Geek’s birthday, which means you get presents! He’s created some new fingering-weight sets, each with one variegated skein and one to two semisolid coordinating colorways.

Copper daisy stitch markers on a skein of teal yarn.

Mother’s Day is a few weeks away. If you need a gift for a crafty mama in your life, check out some of adKnits’ stitch markers, pins, stickers, tote bags and more.

 

What to stash this week: Explore natural wonders

A textured and eyelet shawl with fringe in orange, purple and blue faded yarn, worn by a light-skinned woman standing in front of a mountain.

I’m excited to debut kits for the Natural Wonders Shawl, designed by Kristen Ashbaugh-Helmreich with full skeins of the A National Parks New Year trios. Each trio contains a speckled, semisolid and variegated colorway that fade together in a blend of textured stitches and eyelets to evoke the beauty of U.S. national parks in winter.

A pin in the shape of a hank of yarn with the image of an orange sunset over purple mountains.

Augusta of adKnits was inspired by sunsets at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, creating this pin for the A National Parks New Year box. I’m doing a preorder on Indie Untangled. It’s a great accompaniment to your Natural Wonders Shawl kit!

Four skeins of yarn in each corner with a purple banner in the middle with the text Spring is in the Air.

Maureen of Charming Ewe used the mild weather in Texas to get a head start on her spring colors. Because we’re still in winter, she also has a Valentine Bundle that includes five mini skeins and one full-sized skein inspired by the Sweethearts conversation heart candies.

A multi-colored fair isle star pattern infinity cowl draped over a person's neck set against a charcoal-colored shirt.

Debra of Spruce Lane Designs’ Astrum cowl provides a pop of springy color. Deb used Marianated Yarns for her sample of this Fair Isle pattern, which is 15% off on Ravelry and Payhip with the code “ASTRUM” until February 28.

Mood board for Victorian Week club-shades of pink, burgundy, and creams.

Eve of Holly Dyeworks has opened sign-ups for the next installment of her Great British Baking Show Yarn Club and it’s Victorian Week! The sets include a mystery skein of fingering-weight MCN and a matching progress keeper made by Little Bitty Delights.

C olourful tassels from middle-eastern markets, the logos of the makers, Penny Lane Yarns and La Cave à Laine.

Speaking of yarn that’s good enough to eat, Sara of La Cave à Laine is collaborating with Deborah of Penny Lane Yarns on a three-installment sock club that celebrates Israeli-born British chef Yotam Ottolenghi. You can purchase one or all three of each box, which will contain a skein of yarn from Deborah, a sock pattern and bag from Sara and other surprises.

Yarnover Truck's Super Nerdy Yarn Club Featuring Forbidden Fiber Co. logo at top with image for six skeins of yarn. Three on the left are in full color of green yellow variegated, white and tan variegated and maroon and grey variegated, and three on the right are in black and white.

The Yarnover Truck’s Super Nerdy Yarn Club, which takes inspiration from strong female nerdy characters across a variety of fandoms, is once again open to new members.

A collage of brightly coloured peacock themed yarns with blues, greens, and yellows.

My Mama Knits’ latest colors take inspiration from peacocks and benefit an animal-assisted activity and crafting center in the UK where the colorful animals reside.

Silver shawl pins with pink rhodonite hearts and the MAB Elements logo, handmade in Ohio.

Celebrate all kinds of love this Valentine’s Day with the MAB Elements Love collection, which includes her original circle shawl pin adorned with a single rhodonite heart.

A set of four pictures showing the transformation from raw white locks of wool to a washed cloud of fiber to an un-dyed skein of yarn and finally two skeins of yarn dyed red and black.

Natalie of Fiberdog Fibers has introduced two new yarn colorways, both made from the same Corriedale fleece that she washed, combed, spun and dyed herself.

What to stash this week: Winning combinations

A Valentine’s Day yarn fade set in three solid berry plum colors ranging from to light berry plum to dark, with a speckled moss green and berry skein, along with a solid moss green skein.

Anastasia, the dyer behind new indie yarn company Cashmere and Coconuts, first learned to crochet 16 years ago, but wasn’t truly bit by the making bug until the pandemic forced everyone inside and she went on a mission to knit her first pair of socks, while, naturally, also accumulating a stash of sock yarn. Then she tried to dye her own sock yarn, and a new passion was born.

Pink and purple speckled yarn with lemon yellow mini skeins and a matching chocolate bar.

Here’s another winning combination: Wool and chocolate. Kate of McMullin Fiber Co. is celebrating Valentine’s Day with three Valentine-inspired sock sets, including two that come with gourmet chocolate.

An array of black and white bags.

La Cave à Laine’s special January Bundles of Joy promotion now includes Sara’s entire bag collection! Choose any two items from the collection and the least expensive will be 50% off, no code needed, through this Sunday at midnight CET.

What to stash this week: Precious love

 

A woman wears a pink skirt and olive green handknit sweater.

Mary of Lyrical Knits looked to one of her (and my) comfort watches, Schitt’s Creek, for her latest sweater design. A follow-up to her Fold In the Cheese hat, The JazzaGal is a top-down pullover that features a round yoke with a cascading, teardrop lace pattern. It’s designed to be knit with a strand of fingering yarn held together with a strand of laceweight mohair, or if, unlike David Rose, you can’t pull off mohair, you can use a heavy DK/light worsted yarn. The JazzaGal is available on both Ravelry and Payhip at 30% off with the code preciouslove through this Monday, January 17.

Multiple yarn pictures.

Chantal runs a small batch indie-dyed yarn company called Je Laine Yarns in Montreal. While it’s not a new operation, the pandemic has shifted her in-person-shows-only approach to the development and launch of an online shop. Bases include the popular Bella, a luxurious single-ply made with Merino, Cashmere and silk.

A green, brown, orange, tan and gray striped knit infinity scarf.

Eve of Holly Dyeworks has released Eden, an appropriately-named gradient cowl inspired by the Garden of Eden, and beauty of creation. It’s knit holding two strands of sock/fingering weight yarn or one strand of DK. The sample pictured here is done in Eve’s Eat, Drink, and Be Merry Mini Skein Set.

A skein of sparkly dark red yarn.

Bring some sparkle to your winter with Anzula’s Lunaris base, a luxurious blend of 80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere and 10% Stellina.

A wooden fob in the shape of a heart engraved with the words This project belongs to a crafter who loves indie yarn.

Show off your love of indie yarn with these new project bag fobs from Katrinkles, made custom for Indie Untangled! And get a fob for free with a purchase of $50 or more from the Indie Untangled shop through February 14. Just put the fob in your cart and the discount will be applied automatically.

Skeins of purple and pink speckled yarn.

Lauren of Miami Fiber Co. just had a shop update with new colorways and fades, including this beautiful purple one that would be perfect for a Comfort Fade Cardi.

Hot pink, mustard and blue multi coloured yarn with a shawl in those same colors and the words New yarn bundles.Cowgirlblues has colorful yarn bundles for the Sweet Dreams Shawl by Jane Renton, with recorded Zoom knit-along sessions for step-by-step support.

Two skeins of yellow yarn and cotton bags in hand-dyed colours.

Sara of La Cave à Laine is starting the year with her Bundles of Joy. Each week of January she’s releasing a curated collection of bags that are bundled together with a 50% discount to bring you joy. The first bundle is inspired by (much-needed) sunshine.

Natalie of Fiberdog Fibers is running a clearance sale on her handspun yarn and spinning fibers.