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: Wild horses couldn’t drag you away

If you’re both a horse person and a yarn person, you’ll love the latest collection from WoolenWomenFibers. Woolen, Wild & Free is inspired by the beauty, freedom and ruggedness of horseback riding trails and wild horses. The yarn comes in deep, autumn-appropriate wood tones, with hints of leather. There are customizable horse fiber arts jewelry sets from SamsTinyTrinkets and a “feed bag” sock sack.

Multiple hanks of multi-colored yarn and the text Socksy Ewe Monthly Sock Club Subscription.

Carolyn and Michelle of Olive & Two Ewe Studios are opening additional slots for a limited time for their Socksy Ewe Sock Club subscription. You’ll get a new sock set to your door each month in your choice of either their Fitzgerald or Twain sock yarn, along with premium swag.

The text Knit stitch tees, T-shirt subscription for knitters.

If your T-shirt drawer rivals your yarn stash, then Jenna of Souther Skeins’ new subscription, launching in October, is for you. It will feature super-soft tees all designed by Jenna, that won’t be available anywhere else on the site. Get on the waiting list if you’re interested.

Mountains in the backgrop with pink text: Winter in MN, A Yarny Countdown.

​​​​​​​​There are still a few of Knitting Lizard’s December sock set boxes, inspired by winter activities in Minnesota and the Twin Cities, available for preorder.

A set of purple and red gradient yarn.
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The Stuffs of Stitch Stuff Yarn have 10-skein mini sets that are truly one-of-a-kind as there is only one per set available. They come on a Superwash sock base perfect for a variety of projects.

Five pale pink skeins of yarn with bright pink splashes.

Victoria of Eden Cottage Yarns had an update of Titus Lace, her popular blend of Superwash extrafine Merino and mulberry silk. There are also new four-color sets perfect for Casapinka’s Sharon Air MKAL.

What to stash this week: The great American yarn road trip

This year’s Indie Untangled New Year countdown box is called Sea To Sea To 2023 and is a journey crisscrossing from coast to coast. The box will be filled with 31 wrapped items, including 24 87- to 92-yard fingering-weight mini skeins dyed in a color palette inspired by the places these talented dyers call home.

Your itinerary includes these stops:

Jilly & Kiddles – Bristol, Rhode Island
Murky Depths Dyeworks – New York, NY
McMullin Fiber Co. – Cincinnati, OH
Hawari Bazaar – Detroit, MI
KraeO – Chicago, IL
Knitcircus Yarns – Madison, WI
Lavender Lune Yarn Co. – Minneapolis, MN
Knotty Pine Fiber Co. – Thermopolis, WY
Sew Happy Jane – McCall, ID
Hazel Knits – Seattle, WA
Three Fates Yarns – Portland, OR
Seismic Yarn – San Francisco, CA
Baah Yarn – Las Vegas, NV
The Backcountry Knitter – Moab, Utah
Traveling Yarn – Sedona, AZ
Breaking Yarn – Albuquerque, NM
Moondrake Co – Oklahoma City, OK
Savvy Skeins – New Braunfels, TX
Mitchell’s Creations – New Orleans, LA
Jems Luxe Fibers – Vicksburg, MS
Apothefaery Luxury Fibers – Eureka Springs, AR
Maelstrom Fiber Arts – St. Louis, MO
Queen City Yarn – Charlotte, NC
Verse Yarns – Ocean City, MD

Below, you can see their inspiration images.

A collage of colorful place images.

The coordinated colors will come together in an accessory design from Crystal Hiatt of Milly’s Knit Designs. There will be souvenirs from Birdie Parker Designs, Hudson + West and Woodsy and Wild and more surprises to unwrap, plus a playlist to listen to during your month-long journey!

Preorders run through July 31 or until sold out. Boxes will ship in mid-November so that you can take off on your trip by December 1.

A group of two different multicolored yarns in golds, greens and blues.

Debbie of Murky Depths Dyeworks was inspired by grackles and grosbeak and bears (oh my!) for her newest summer-y colorways.

A skein of red and green speckled yarn unfurled and the same skein twisted with orange and green minis. The text Hard Candy Christmas and Christmas in July.

Carolyn and Michelle of Olive & Two Ewe are offering new Christmas in July colorways, Hard Candy Christmas and Gingerbread Man, along with a free downloadable Holiday Project Tracker.

A skein of pink, white, and brown yarn and a pink ice cream cone. The text Dragonflight yarn club June box, Sunday Sundae.

The Dragonflight Yarn Club July box, Sunday Sundae, celebrates summer with yarn in your choice of weight and ice cream cone stitch markers.

A photo of three drinks in red, white and blue, with coordinating color squares going down the right side of the image.

Courtney of Silly Goose Yarns is beating the summer heat with a slushie in yarn form with her drink/yarn of the month.

A braid of green wool tied into a bundle.

Just in time for the Tour de Fleece, Natalie of Fiberdog Fibers has new, green-hued food for your spinning wheel or spindle.

Arella Seaton has designed a one-of-a-kind beach bag named after one of Australia’s most iconic beaches.

What to stash this week: Summer vibes

Five skeins of yarn in pastel green, yellow, blue, peach and pink.

Daisy Stitch Co’s Summer Vibes Collection is inspired by summer sips and beachside relaxation. Margarita, Mimosa, Just Breathe, Bellini and Daiquiri are available on fingering, DK and worsted.

An illustration of an interracial couple hanging candy canes on a Christmas tree, with their black cat watching them and the text Happily ever after holidays, QCY Advent 2022.

Queen City Yarn’s Happily Ever After Holidays box is themed around the Hallmark Channel cheesy feel-good holiday movies we know and love. The box includes an ambitious city girl who returns to her small hometown and falls in love with the local vet. Wait, actually, it includes 20 mini skeins, one full-sized skein, four mystery gifts and patterns.

A photo of a red-colored drink in a glass with a tiny yellow umbrella, sitting on a wood cutting board. Next to it is a lime. Across the bottom are four squares in red, grey, beige and green.

Moving back to summer, Courtney of Silly Goose Yarns has launched a Drink of the Month yarn club. Each month’s colorway will be inspired by a fun cocktail, with an alcoholic and a non-alcoholic version of each drink.

Pink roses, a cup of tea and the text Sense and Sensibility Knit and Read Along Kit.

Sign-ups are open for the Holly Dyeworks Sense and Sensibility Knit & Read Along! Knit a mystery shawl inspired by Jane Austen’s novel while also reading the book. Yarn kits and pattern kits are now available in Eve’s shop.

Two pairs of dark-skinned hands knitting, with the text Worldwide Knit In Public Day, June 11, 2022, 11 AM-3 PM, National Hardbor, MD, and the logos of DMV Fiber Friends and Project Knitwell.

If you’re in the Delaware/Maryland/Virginia area, join the DMV Fiber Friends to celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day with a fundraiser for Project Knitwell. The event is free and will include a marketplace and knitting and crochet instruction.

Pink yarn surrounded by flamingo items.

The Southern Skeins May Sock Box is inspired by the vibrant pink hues of flamingoes, featuring a tulip pink full skein as well as a coral and black mini skein.

To mark Pride Month, Dragonflight Yarns is donating a portion of their proceeds to The Trevor Project.

What to stash this week: smell the yarn and flowers

Skeins of brightly colored yellow, purple, pink and orange yarns. A flower patterned project bag and varying brightly colored flower charms.

The new WoolenWomenFibers collection is called Darling Dahlias and it’s made up of vibrant colors with a hint of elegance. Colors include Dahlia Fields Forever, Pink Perception and Bloom Where You Are Planted, and there’s the option of adding on colorful flower progress keepers from SamsTinyTrinkets and a Darling Dahlia Sock Sack from Aggie’s Bags.

Mohair yarn dyed blue to match an image of a stormy ocean.

Trudie and Tony of Posh Yarn have been dyeing yarn from the peaceful Welsh countryside since 2006. They recently introduced commissioned colorways, such as the one pictured here, which a customer wanted to look like a stormy sea. If you have an idea for a colorway that you just can’t get out of your head, get in touch to make your dream a reality.

A pile of variegated and semisolid skeins of yarn in a variety of colors.

David of Crafter Gamer Geek is having a shop update tomorrow with DK-weight yarn inspired by the game Horizon Forbidden West. In addition, all OOAK skeins are 15% off from May 21-27.

A flamingo sticker, bag and stitch marker and the text May sock box sneak peek!

The Southern Skeins May Sock Box is perfect for pink lovers and the start of summer. Jenna’s boxes feature two colors of hand-dyed yarn as well as a couple of tropical treats.

Skein of yarn in aqua blue and light green.

Spots in the June edition of Daisy Stitch Co’s That Sock Set Box are open. All subscribers get access to exclusive yarn colors from Shelly in a sock set with a full skein and two minis.

An album cover featuring a yellow and black banana and the text Andy Warhol, next to a yellow skein of yarn with black speckles.

Peel slowly to see Lisa The Knitting Artist’s May Andy Warhol Yarn Club colorway, inspired by the cover of The Velvet Underground & Nico, VU’s debut album that Warhol produced.

A light-skinned woman dancing with a white and blue shawl.

Paola’s latest release, Dancing with Galaxies, is a top-down half circle shawl with an intricate and fun mosaic border.

What to stash this week: Gone knittin’

Skeins of yarn on blacked striped wool in various hues of blue, green and orange. A bait and tackle box charm that reads Gone knittin'.

Andrea of WoolenWomenFibers is ready for lazy days on the lake and has debuted the Gone Knittin’ collection. Whether you’re up for casting a line or sunbathing on the pontoon, there are ways to enjoy this holiday in yarn form. The six colorways include Fly Fishin’, Lazy Lake Day, Lakeside Sunsets, Pontoon Party, Bait & Tackle and Rainbow Trout, plus a set of five DK mini skeins. There’s also the option to add on an adorable bait and tackle progress keeper that has two attachable stitch markers from SamsTinyTrinkets.

Two cakes of light brown yarn being knit into a tubular cowl.

Victoria of Eden Cottage Yarns has debuted a new laceweight base. Called Bowland Lace, it’s comprised of British Bluefaced Leicester wool and creates a woolly, cozy fabric.

Red text that reads Dammit Janet on a black background.

Get your newspaper and callbacks ready: Courtney of Silly Goose Yarns has opened preorders for a Rock Horror Picture Show-themed box that will be shipped in time (warp) for Halloween.

What to stash this week: summer yarns

Skeins and cakes of pink, white, red and orange yarn and knitted fabric on needles spread on a table.

Giulia and Stefania of Lanivendole have launched Aestiva, their new wool and linen yarn. This light fingering-weight yarn is comprised of 70% Abruzzese wool and 30% French linen which, like all their bases, is spun in a mill in Piedmont. It comes in 13 gorgeous hand-dyed hues and the natural color, and with a generous 328 yards per 50g skein.

A flower shaped soap, a lotion bar, bird and flower charms, yellow yarn skein with speckles and a floral bag with butterflies.

The WoolenWomenFibers A Woolen Mystery yarn club heads to Key West next month. Boxes include your choice of a sock set or a single skein, a project bag to carry it in, handmade soap or lotion bar, a handmade candle and charms.

Mustard project bag, skeins of gold and coral yarn, pink speckled yarn.

Are you heading to the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival next weekend? Kick off your yarny trip with a visit to Yarncentrick, a new indie pop-up, taking place on Friday, May 6, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. in Mt Airy, Maryland. This one-day event will feature more than 20 indie dyers, artisans, and small creative businesses in an outdoor setting under covered pavilions.

A knit shawl in gold, magenta and brown draped over a dress form showcasing a cable down the spine and along the border.

Crystal’s latest design is the Marmalade Shawl, a basic triangular-shaped shawl with a center cable that adds a little flare. It’s knit with fingering-weight yarn held double along with mohair/silk and is perfect for using up leftovers.

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: Yarn-centric

Purple and blue fiber, pink, black and gray yarn, blue and green stitch markers and the Yarn Centrick logo.

The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival takes place a month from now (back in person after two years!), and there’s a new indie pop-up/pre-game show on the scene: Yarncentrick is taking place on Friday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Mt. Airy, Maryland. More than 20 indie dyers, bag makers and creatives, including several Indie Untangled online marketplace and show vendors that you may already be familiar with, will come together outdoors under covered pavilions.

A navy and pink skein of yarn, and the beginnings of a shawl to show how it knots with assigned pooling.

Anastasia of Cashmere & Coconuts recently discovered the joys of assigned pooling and has released two AP colorways. She’s also offering 20% off all her solid color Peruvian Highland Wool and 10% off all other yarn purchases.

Red, green and gray yarn arranged on a table.

Amy and the crew at Fort Worth, Texas, yarn shop West 7th Wool have their own hand-dyed yarn line and they’re mad for mohair! Their newest yarn base, 7th Street Singles + Mohair, is comprised of 56% extrafine (19.5 micron) Merino and 44% mohair. They’re offering a free keyhole scarf pattern that can be completed with one skein.

A skein of warm yellow yarn, with other shades in the background.

Giulia and Stefania of Lanivendole recently dyed up more of their Twisty Chic base, a twistier version of their chic blend of 20% Mohair, 20% Alpaca and 60% Brogna wool. It’s perfect for lighter patterns to wear in the upcoming warm weather in the Northern Hemisphere.

A collage with various images in grey, gold, burgandy and white, with the text Not a Tame Lion: Sunday Yarn Advent

Get ready, Advents are coming. Holly Dyeworks’ Advent is inspired by Narnia, the magical world created by C. S. Lewis. It’s available to preorder now, shipping in November.

Fluffy cream yarn with black speckles.

Eden Cottage Yarn just had an update of Eldwick Lace, a fluffy superkid mohair/silk laceweight yarn. It can be uses on its own as well as held double with other yarns.

Gothfarm’s newest yarn is made of carbonized bamboo.

The next installment of Plies & Hellhounds’ Wicked Seeds, a monthly club inspired by beautiful but deadly plants, drops tomorrow.

What to stash this week: yarn adventures

Prehistoric dinosaurs under a red and orange sky, dinosaur eggs and fossils and a green jungle.

The Woolen Women want to take you on a yarny adventure for your summer vacation. Fly on a magic carpet or walk among the dinosaurs with two special boxes, filled with yarn and notions to open up every day for the week leading up to the first day of summer.

Skeins of purple speckled and solid purple and yellow yarn.

If you love knitting socks, Daisy Stitch Co’s That Sock Set Box is for you! Spots are open for this club of hand-dyed sock sets delivered every other month.

A pile of green skeins of yarn.

Eden Cottage Yarn just had a shop update featuring Bowland Aran, a Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester wool, and here are still plenty of colors to choose from.

Sign-ups are now open for Queen City Yarn’s Studio Series Club.