Eve of Holly Dyeworks, who majored in musical theater, has opened sign-ups for the Backstage Lights Yarn Club. For this club, she’s picked personal favorites, including some she’s acted in and some she’s seen on Broadway or professionally. Eve will be creating sock sets, with one full skein and two minis, inspired by the setting and characters of each musical.
Today’s the last day to preorder Mitchell’s Creations’ Alaska-inspired colorway, Camping Under the Lights! It’s available on both Lagniappe Sock (75/25 Superwash Merino/nylon) and Ça c’est bon Superwash Merino DK. The yarn will ship at the beginning of August, in time for end-of-summer trips.
Speaking of summer fun, Jill of Jilly & Kiddles is shipping out some summer fiber fun on Monday! The box will include beach-themed minis and goodies with a bit of “sassy flair.”
Jeanne of Destination Yarn, who appropriately creates colorways inspired by travel, chose the park closest to her Cleveland studio for the latest installment of Indie Untangled’s Knitting Our National Parks series. You can preorder the yarn on Indie Untangled through Friday, April 19; it will ship the last week of May. As always, 10% of sales will be donated to the National Park Foundation.
For this edition of the Regency Collection, Julia of Pandia’s Jewels was inspired by Mr. Darcy’s admiration and love for Elizabeth Bennet. The collection contains three coordinating colors that you can order separately or together in a kit, only though 8 p.m. EDT this Sunday.
In time for spring, Aimee of Pancake and Lulu has been creating what she calls Speckle Semisolids — colorways that read like solids from afar, but are more speckled when viewed up close. She’s using these Monets with some more traditional speckles Caitlin Hunter’s Soldotna Crop.
Sunshine of My Mama Knits has expanded her range of UV reactive solids that are ready to party at night. They’re available in 10- and 15-skein sets of 10g or 20g minis. Full 100g skeins and single miniskeins are also available.
Three makers — Nichole of One Sock Wonder Bags, Liz of HighFiberArtz and Annah of Silent Knits — have joined forces to bring you a super geeky Game of Thrones-inspired kit. “Your Roll Is Coming” has a ton of great stuff, including an eight-sided die.
For all you hookers out there, Jen of Porterness Studio has debuted some awesome crochet-inspired jewelry, including a Crochet & Dissent RBG Collar necklace.
Sam of Lavender Lune Yarn Co. has created the ultimate low-comittment indie yarn club with what she has dubbed The Indie Project. Each month, she teams up with another dyer and each of them take a stab at creating one-of-a-kind colorways based on a common inspiration photo. For April, Sam is working with Nicole of Hue Loco to create a set of yarn inspired by the photo above that can be used for a summer top designed by Olga from Handmade Closet. Preorders will go live in Sam’s shop this Monday, April 1 and they will be open for only one week.
To make up for your fiber festival envy, Sheila of BigFootFibers is giving 25% off when you purchase any four items, including mini skein sets, like her Luck ‘O the Irish Mini Skein Set of the Month.
Stephanie of Rock Solid Designs just released these adorable Stealthy Sloth project bags. Because sloths are the new owls.
Augusta of adKnits has introduced new knitters’ mini sketchbooks, which are great for jotting down notes or sketching out a quick idea while on the go.
Elisabeth of Wolle’s Yarn Creations has new DK Color Changing Cotton yarns now available in six colors. They are perfect for summer tops that will actually knit up fast, at a gauge of 5 stitches per inch.
Julia of Pandia’s Jewels will be releasing her latest shawl pattern, called Winter’s Moon, in May and has created a Pandia’s Moon Box filled with everything you need to make the shawl. Preorders are open through this Sunday.
Missy of This Craft Or That has sets available for mug rugs, to hold your cup of coffee or tea and a small snack while you’re working on your WIP. The sets are dyed on Treasure Dust Minis a blend of Superwash Merino, nylon and Lurex.
Lisa The Knitting Artist has been busy creating new colors and designs. The biggest update is the addition of semi-speckled “paintwater” colorways and tonals that are perfect for fades and striping projects when paired with her original handpainted yarns.
Despondent Dyes has introduced a new non-Superwash sportweight base called Vintage Vixen.