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. The long repeats of crimson and plum can be manipulated in one of Dawn’s many assigned pooling patterns, including shawls and sweaters. The skeins are pictured Dawn’s Roam shawl, which features a tiny bobble stitch reminiscent of roaming across fields of tiny flowers.

An array of pumpkins with the text Dye Live Plus Club Friendsgiving Special Edition.

After Socktober, get ready for Friendsgiving. Olive & Two Ewe Studios’ Dye Live Plus Club Special Friendsgiving Edition is now open for registration. This one-month event offers a Mini Treat Box filled with yarn on your choice of base and extra goodies, plus access to a private Facebook group where you can watch the yarn being dyed live, plus interact with other members of the club.

A silver chain row counter, featuring silver beads and silver loops with the numbers 0-9. The end of the row counter has a ribbon charm reading hope and a progress keeper has a silver charm reading brave.

Bonnie of Yank Your Yarn is yelling “F*** cancer!” with her new chain row counter, which you can also wear as a necklace. $5 from every row counter sale will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

A pile of skeins of Brimham Bio Fingering yarn in shades of pinks, purples, yellows and browns.

Victoria and the team at Eden Cottage Yarns have a new eco-friendly base! Brimham Bio Fingering blends Superwash extrafine Merino and biodegradable nylon. Biodegradable nylon fully breaks down in five years in landfill conditions, but until that point will be as durable as normal nylon.

A collage of pictures showing drawstring and zipper pouches in a variety of fall themed printed fabrics.

Whether you’re going to New York next weekend or knot, Michelle of SquareKnot Handmade has got you covered with her October shop update. It includes autumn-inspured notion pouches with an added wrist strap, matching Hazel Project Bags and cool new sling bags and crossbody backpacks.

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, added self-striping sock skeins to their lineup of hand-dyed yarn. You can choose from repeatable color combinations as well as beautiful one-of-a-kind skeins that use leftover dye stock as part of Mary’s no-waste process.

A striped tube in shades of blue.

If you aren’t a sock knitter, here are some non-sock projects you can make with self-striping yarn:

Butterfly | Papillon by MarinJaKnits, as seen on Ravelry

Checkerwork Hat by Vexy, as seen on Ravelry

Canasta Cowl by Kam – handknitbykam, as seen on Ravelry

Cream and pink yarn.

29 Bridges will also be bringing their new planned pooling yarn to Indie Untangled! Planned pooling skeins can be in designs that accentuate the color changes with different stitch patterns. Here are some assigned pooling pattern suggestions, including a few from Valerie Moreno, the Knitting Fairy Godmother, who will be helping out in the 29 Bridges booth at Indie Untangled. You can see Valerie’s samples at the show.

Assignment shawl by Nailya Plaskey, as seen on Ravelry

Float and many other patterns by Dawn Barker, as seen on Ravelry

Little Buds by Annie Baker Designs, as seen on Ravelry