What to stash this week: smuggle some yarn

Rebecca of Fuse Fiber Studio has stocked her shop full of colors that can chase away the winter blues. And as a special thank you to Indie Untangled readers, use code “COZY” for free domestic shipping on all orders over $100 from now until December 31.

Next year, Countess Ablaze is launching a bi-monthly yarn smuggling operat-, I mean, a subscription club that is gloriously subversive. Inspired by the nickname the Countess’s postie gave to her — Pablo Yarnscobar — the Yarn Cartel features some incredibly tempting themes, starting in January with Prohibition and ending in November with The Opium Den. 

To get in on this, all you need to do is decide between one or two skeins of fingering or DK, choose where you will be accumulating your stash of goodies (which includes a broadsheet newspaper to hide behind as you talk up Yarn Cartel to potential Yarn Mules) and then begin stalking your package delivery person. 

You have until December 31 to accept the Countess’s offer. 

Nichole of One Sock Wonder Bags is pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Yarnwarts School of Fibercraft and Yarnery. Your list of all necessary yarn and equipment includes a full skein in the colorway Chrysopoeia by String Theory Colorworks and a coordinating mini skein in a house color chosen for you by The Sorting Hat, an Accio Yarn! sheep enamel pin and Sorting Hat and Yarn Quidditch Sheep Squeezers. You must confirm your acceptance by December 31.

Sign-ups for Round 2 of Inner Yarn Zen’s Outlander Unclub are going on, so if you’re a fan of Jamie and Claire you should snag your package. The kits contain exclusive project bags that will not be reproduced.

If you’re looking for a gift for that extra special knitter in your life, or just looking to do some December retail therapy/self care, Jen of Porterness Studio is offering sales throughout her site in addition to 20% off through December 18 with the code LastIndie20.

Robin’s new simple and elegant sock pattern, Bijou Socks, will be the jewel of your sock drawer.

Christine of Skeinny Dipping has added last of this year’s yarn to her shop, including a fun new holiday colorway, Tinsel-ectomy. Get free U.S. shipping with a $50 minimum purchase, no code needed.

Here’s another view of Spirit Trail Fiberworks’ stunning Crater Lake-inspired colorways, available on a single-ply Merino fingering and a laceweight mohair (read on for how to pair them together). Both are available to preorder only through next Friday!

For those of you who don’t know, Knitting Our National Parks brings together several talented indie dyers to create exclusive-to-IU colorways inspired by photos of U.S. national parks. And it’s a yarn purchase you can feel extra good about, since 10% of all sales will be donated to the National Park Foundation.

The last Eden Cottage Yarns update of 2018 is now live and includes her Titus 4ply (75% Superwash Merino, 25% mulberry silk) and sparkly Nateby 4ply minis (75% Superwash Merino,20% nylon, 5% silver Lurex).

Pandia’s Jewels has new Holly Jolly Sheep pins.

Purple Lamb Fiber Arts is doing another Choose Your Yarn Adventure giveaway.

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