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What to stash this week: Scary beautiful yarn

A man o' war in blue, purple and green washed up on the beach and a speckled and solid yarn in similar colors.

Sirena of The Backcountry Knitter was inspired by a photo of a Portuguese man o’ war taken at the Gulf Islands National Seashore, in the “coastal backcountry” of Mississippi, for her installment of the Knitting Our National Parks Series, which is going into its sixth year! There are two “sting-free” colorways — the specked Hydrozoa and the semisolid Beach Shadow — as part of this collection and they are dyed on two bases, plus a sock set.

The yarn is available to preorder exclusively on Indie Untangled until June 28 and it will ship at the end of July. As always, your stashing benefits a good cause: 10% of all sales will be divided between the National Park Foundation and the Native American Rights Fund.

A light-skinned woman holding a book titled Mosaic Knitting Workshop.

Ashleigh Wempe’s book, Mosaic Knitting Workshop, has just been officially published! She’s offering a limited number of signed copies that can be customized with a handwritten message. 

A collage of photos with a green background, yellow and green leaves in the corner and the word ITALY on the left side.

For the next installment of her Travel the World yarn club, Courtney of Silly Goose Yarns is taking us to beautiful Italy. The yarn will be inspired by the greens, browns and peaches of the countryside. Preorders on bases from Suri lace to worsted are open through June 10. 

Butterfly cork shawl/hair pins on teal and purple knitted fabric.

Michelle of Crafty Flutterby Creations has a new line of eco-friendly cork accessories, including butterfly shawl and hair pins. There are also Crafty Catchphrase Shawl Cuffs that you can customize with your favorite phrases. 

9 rolls of knitted fabric in various colors: blues, greens, reds, purples, pinks, yellows.

Jenna’s having a Southern Skeins garden party and she’s invited a variety of colorful Superwash Merino/nylon sock blanks! Any purchase from the Garden Party Collection includes a free sock or cowl pattern.

A group of light-skinned women shown from the chest down knitting together with banner that reads Stitch Society Membership.

If you’re looking for new knitting friends, join the new private community from Double the Stitches, the Stitch Society. Along with a supportive community of crafters, you’ll have access to a monthly pattern from Jessica, priority support, regular workshops and more.

Stacks of white, purple, green and black speckled yarn with a glass That has the Yarn Lounge logo.

Carolyn and Michelle of Olive & Two Ewe Studios have debuted a new colorway and a new souvenir pint glass design for their Yarn Lounge event, taking place tomorrow, June 10, at Brewlando in Orlando, Florida. You can still grab your tickets!

Five skeins of variegated blue, cream and grey yarn.

Victoria of Eden Cottage Yarns recently had a big shop update with Eldwick Lace, fluffy kid mohair/silk laceweight, and Keld Fingering, a Merino/linen single-ply yarn which, when dyed, takes on a slightly marled effect. 


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