December 14 Shop Update- Last One Of 2017!

Hi folks! It’s time for my last shop update of 2017… and I tried very hard to make it special!

Dec14Yarn
Several of these colorways have been in high demand lately, so don’t miss your chance to get one for yourself!

Also debuting today are my brand new yarn bowls!
YarnBowls
Made from durable clothesline and quilt-shop-quality cotton fabric (and one out of durable paracord), the bowls are flexible, lightweight and won’t scratch furniture like ceramic/pottery bowls can. They are also packable and can easily be reshaped with your hands after being stored flat. Due to their size, they are only available for shipping to the US by Priority Mail (sorry international folks!), but any yarn order placed along with a bowl order will all ship in the same box, so you will get your order much faster! Also, any order placed with Priority Shipping by December 19 will arrive before Christmas according to the USPS website. πŸ™‚

As always, I am having an end-of-year sale… and this year the coupon code is MOONROOF and will save you 20% off any purchase in the shop (I’ve disabled custom order listings through the end of the year to give myself time to enjoy the holidays with my family). The code will expire at midnight ET on 12/31, so feel free to use it as many times as you want between now and then!

Thank you all so much for your support in 2017. It allows me to do what I love while still providing for my family, and I appreciate you so much! See you in 2018!

XO-

Dana

Advertisements

2017 Thanksgiving Weekend SALE and Shop Update!!

IMG_1139

Hi everyone! I just updated the shop with 12 new listings, and I wanted to share some information about my Thanksgiving weekend sale with you!

I’m doing a “Choose Your Own Adventure” sale this year, where you can choose what coupon you want! Now through Monday 11/27 at midnight ET, you can choose from the following options:

Option 1:
To save 20% on any purchase of $30 or more, use coupon code TURKEYSALE at checkout.

Option 2:
To get free shipping on any purchase of $100 or more, use coupon code TURKEYSHIP at checkout.

For international customers, the second option is definitely best, but you have the option of picking either one so you get the deal you want!

The fine print: you can only use one coupon, and both can only be used on coupon-eligible in-stock items. If you forget to enter the coupon at checkout, I can’t refund it after the fact, so be sure you’re entering it in the Coupon Code field before you pay. I will do my best to keep to my 2-3 business day ship time, but if I have a lot of orders it might be next Wednesday-Thursday before I can ship- if this is the case, I will email you.

Thank you for supporting a one-woman business and shopping small this holiday season!

October 12 Update

Hi folks!

Well the time has come… something I know at least a couple of people have been eagerly anticipating, especially since I hinted about it on Instagram a few days ago…

This update has SPINNING FIBER!!!

October 12 Fiber

Spinning fiber hasn’t been available in my shop since the end of 2014, so I hope everybody is excited to see this update! I do not plan to have fiber back in the shop regularly; basically I plan to dye fiber for in-person events only, and if anything is left after an event it will be made available in the shop. These beauties (and about 8 more not pictured) were dyed for the Into The Wool market, and didn’t find homes there. Well, the attendees’ loss is your gain! πŸ™‚ I hope you find one that you want to give a good home to!

Also going up in this update are the leftover skeins of the 2017 Into The Wool yarn colorways, Without A Paddle and With A Paddle.

October 12

These colorways look beautiful when used together, but are equally gorgeous on their own. Both colorways are available on a variety of bases, and are available for custom order as well if there is a base not currently available you’d like to see it on.

Thanks so much for stopping by, and I hope you’ll be at the shop at 1pmET for the update! Happy shopping!

XO-

Dana

October 5 Update: SINGLE-SKEIN SELLDOWN!!

Hi friends! I’m getting back into the swing of things a bit, and it feels good to be back on a normal schedule!

This week’s update is pretty awesome, and that’s because it’s time for another SINGLE SKEIN SELLDOWN!! All single skeins (aka without a mate) are 20% off with coupon SSS20 until they are all gone!

I came back from Into The Wool with a bunch of orphan skeins, so when you add those in with the orphan skeins already in the shop… there are a LOT to choose from! 25 listings, in fact! Here are the new listings that are going up at 1pmET tomorrow (10/5), and there are even more in the shop that were already listed!

Oct 5

October 5 Update- all Single Skeins, looking for homes!

Just click here for the Single Skein Selldown category in the shop– but don’t forget to check out the rest of the shop for other beauties! πŸ™‚

Thanks for checking out my shop, and I hope you see something you want to give a good home to! πŸ™‚ I’ll see you next week for the last shop update of the month!

XO-
Dana

September 28 Shop Update- SURPRISE, IT’S HALLOWEEN!!

Hi folks!

Well I am freshly returned from the Into The Wool Fiber Retreat, a knitting retreat I run in Crossville TN every September, and my heart is full of fun memories of spending 4 wonderful days with my tribe.

fullsizeoutput_635

2017 Into The Wool Participants

One of the best parts of the retreat is the vendor market, where a carefully selected group of vendors have the opportunity to sell in a closed market setting to the attendees. I will brag on the vendors and say that they are always the cream of the crop, have unique wares, and make the attendees extremely happy. And of course, I vend too, since I don’t pay myself a salary for the coordination and organization of the retreat (I know, I’m crazy, but it’s necessary for business tax reasons), and I love every minute of my time vending there.

IMG_0093

My table at this year’s market

I tried a new setup (the crates) and I absolutely LOVED it. I think the attendees enjoyed it too!

All of this to say, I always dye in lots of 4 or 8, so when I dyed up Halloween colorways this year, I set aside some for the retreat. When some didn’t sell at the event, I knew exactly what I was going to list in the shop in today’s shop update.

IMG_0397

September 28 1pmET shop update

Today’s update features the beauties above, some in single skeins only, and some in pairs… plus one of the special edition miniskein sets, which won’t be repeated. The update goes live at 1pmET, but all listings are currently available for your perusal in preview mode. I hope you’ll take a look!

And if you’re interested in potentially attending the 2018 Into The Wool Fiber Retreat, be sure to check out our website (still a work in progress) and the Ravelry group for more information, as well as the hashtag #intothewoolfiberretreat2017 on Instagram for all of the photo fun from the weekend.

Take care, and I’ll see you next week!

XO-

Dana

August 17 Shop Update

Hi folks!

My shop updates are a bit sporadic right now, as my husband is out of the country for work and I’m single parenting. πŸ™‚

I divided my time since the last update between the Unwind Yarn Company shop, and my Unwind In Stitches Etsy shop, and am doing updates in both today.

First, the yarn portion, which is going up in theΒ Unwind Yarn Company shop:

August 17 UYC

Top Row: Mariposa on Touring DK, Earth on Touring DK; Bottom Row: O’Bannon on Touring DK, In Dreams on Touring DK

As you can see, all the listings going up this week are on Touring DK (which happens to be my favorite non-fingering-weight base). All four of these colorways have at least two skeins available; In Dreams (bottom right) has 4, so you could easily get a short-sleeved sweater out of it! They will be available at 2pmET for purchase.

In my newly revamped Unwind In Stitches Etsy shop, I am focusing on sewn items and small gifts. This week, I have listed some knitting project bags, pincushions, and pencil bags:

August 17 UIS

All of these items are priced perfectly for gift giving, or as a small treat for yourself. They are all currently listed and available for purchase. Be sure to check the Etsy shop often, as I likely won’t be doing scheduled updates in it, but will be listing items as I finish them.

Thanks so much for checking out my updates, and I hope you see something you love!

XO-
Dana

August 3 Shop Update

Hello everyone!

It’s been quite a week here in southeastern Tennessee. We have been struggling with over 100 degree heat index temperatures with 80% humidity, and now the weather has finally broken and is only in the low 90s with 50% humidity. It’s been a real treat- and I know how ridiculous that sounds.

Regardless, time marches on, and it’s time for the start of this year’s Halloween updates! I decided against doing brand new colorways this year, and instead dyed a lot of my most popular colorways from prior years.

878AE89A-78BE-4FC3-94F3-B9600443AB25

Left side from top: Amuck Amuck Amuck on Luxe Sock, Death Watch Beetle on Luxe Sock, and Halloweenie on Luxe Sock. Β Right side from top: Ghoulish on Luxe Sock, Midnight Margaritas on Rendezvous Sport Sock, Transylvania Tramp on Twinkle Sock, and I Put A Spell On You on Journey Sock.

There are limited quantities available in this update, as I always find it difficult to predict what people will want to purchase when it comes to Halloween yarns. If there is a large demand for a single color or another I would be happy to dye more of it- and the same goes for any of my other Halloween colorways that I didn’t dye in this round (they are listed in the Special Editions tab linked under the blog header). Feel free to place a custom order if you want something different, or if the yarn you want sells out! I’m running at a 2-3 week turnaround right now so you’ll definitely get your yarn in plenty of time to make that Halloween-themed project of your dreams!

IMG_0816

Limited Edition Miniskein Set, featuring (left to right): Amuck Amuck Amuck, I Put A Spell On You, Midnight Margaritas, Death Watch Beetle, Halloweenie, Transylvania Tramp, & Ghoulish.

There are only 3 of the miniskein sets available this time, and once they sell out I do not have plans to dye them again. So if you love this set, be sure to get to the update on time at 2pmET!

Thanks again for all of your continued support of my business. By shopping with me, an independent dyer and small business owner, you’re allowing me to be able to stay home with my daughter and still earn an income, which is so amazing and wonderful. I can’t thank you guys enough.

Happy Spooky Shopping! πŸ™‚