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.
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.
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.
Michelle of SquareKnot Handmade is celebrating pumpkin spice season with a fall-themed shop update of her patchwork quilted bags.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
For their first club installment of 2022, Giulia and Stefania of Lanivendole are creating a bundle that evokes a perfect summer day out at the lake — actually, the end of that day, “when both the water and the sky around are painted in delicate pinks that slowly turn into faded lavender greys.” The bundle includes three skeins in a surprise shade of their new Aestiva base, which is a light fingering blend of 70% Abruzzese wool and 30% unbleached French linen, a delicate hand-embroidered and sewn bag from Ilaria of In Bottega in your choice of two colors, and a scented creation from Alice of Lunaria Candles. You can add on extra skeins of Aestiva and get an additional surprise.
Subscriptions are open until tonight at midnight Pacific Time and packages are scheduled to ship around July 8.
Purple lovers, mark your calendars: David of Crafter Gamer Geek is having a very purple shop update on June 29! It includes two new colorways, Seirei Skyline and Loquacious Fungus, dyed with a slight watercolor effect, debuting on a Polwarth DK base.
Paola’s latest pattern, Delicate Balance, features an unusual “half donut” shape and a graceful leafy lace border that Paola says is much easier to make than it looks. The pattern is 20% off until Sunday with the code delicate.
Just in time for summer, Courtney of Silly Goose Yarns has tons of fingering-weight yarn in stock for your light, quick summer projects. Use it for a tank, shortie socks, or a lightweight beanie.
Michelle of SquareKnot Handmade has padded canvas knitting needle rolls that are available in coordinating fabrics to her canvas drawstring project bags, to protect and store all types of needles.
Natalie of Fiberdog Fibers is now a Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em provider, offering a naturally-colored CVM/Romeldale roving as part of an effort to get endangered breeds into the hands of fiber artists.
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.
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.
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.
Maggie of Yarnaceous Fibers is celebrating this weekend’s release of Jurassic World: Dominion with a special collection of her already dinosaur-themed yarn! Preorders hatch today at 10 a.m. Mountain Time. The collection includes six colorways and is available on four bases.
Celebrate Pride with this month’s club colorway from Dragonflight Yarn, called Love Wins. There is also cake, in charm form. A portion of sales will be donated to The Trevor Project.
The special Summer Sorbet collection from Southern Skeins is in the shop for a limited time. The bright colors are reminiscent of beach and pool days, and of course the feeling of getting your first ice cream of the summer.
Michelle of SquareKnot Handmade crafts her two-skein project bags from canvas in a variety of prints and lines them with a natural canvas to make it easier to see the bottom. The come with a drawstring closure and plenty of pockets.
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.
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.
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.
Sara of La Cave à Laine recently embarked on a creative challenge in which she published one bag a day on both her Instagram profile and online shop. There is a beautiful variety of colors and fabrics, including printed linen and hand-dyed cotton (and Day 30 — wow!), as well as different styles, with drawstring or magnetic button totes and zipper bags. There is only one of each bag made, so if you see one that makes your heart go pitter-pat, make sure to snag it. It might be a perfect match for your own truly unique handmade item.
Squaring of the Circle is the latest pattern in Paola’s brioche illusion series. This shawl features an illusion of circles that morph into squares, which broken up by simple garter stitch sections.
Preorders for the April colorway in Lisa The Knitting Artist’s monthly Andy Warhol Yarn Club are now open to those who are not subscribed. This colorway is inspired by a silk screen series titled “The Electric Chair.”
Eden Cottage Yarns just had an update featuring Carlisle Fingering, a 100% Superwash Extrafine Merino yarn, which is ideal for garments, shawls and accessories, including Victoria’s Buttermere shawl.
Issue 2 of the crochet magazine Moorit and I have a small number of issues in stock! The issue features 12 patterns inspired by the sea, including several tops and this incredibly gorgeous colorwork bag designed by Fay Dashper-Hughes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.