BIPOC Yarn, Fiber & Craft Industry Professionals

Want to be supportive of the BIPOC knitting, crochet and craft community? Put your money where your mouth is. Here’s a work-in-progress **list of BIPOC designers and business owners to shop from, hire to speak at your next conference, interview for your podcasts, or commission to design for your publication. 

BIPOC Fiber Arts

Alex Creates

All About Ami

Chicken Coop Dyeworks

Diarus Jackson

Double Stitch Twins

Dye Hard Yarns

Essence of Autumn

Euny Jang

The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers

Four Square Micro Farm

Fully Spun

Heather Zopetti

Hopkins Fiber Studio

Hu Handmade

Knitter’s Pride/Knit Pro

Lady Dye Yarns

Lola Bean Yarn Co

Loopy Mango

Lisa Shobana Mason

Mitchell’s Creations

Mother of Purl

Myrtle Yarns

Neighborhood Fiber Co.

OMG Yarn

Onyx Fiber Arts

Queen Yarn Boutique

Rythm Knits

Shirley Paden

Sweet Georgia Yarns

Third Vault Yarns

TL Yarn Craft

Twinkie Chan

Urban Girl Yarns


BIPOC Other Art/Craft

Amy Tangerine

Andrea Pippins

Arounna Khounnoraj

Crafty Chica

Damask Love

Dyanne Marte

Jenny Doh

Jen Hewett

Latifa Saafir

Norris Dánta Ford

Mark Montano

Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls

Pam Howard

Tiffany Tillman-Emanuel

Yao Chen


*Note: Listings are all at least 50% BIPOC owned and/or operated. All have active e-commerce shops or design portfolios.
**This list is in no way complete. Please help me to make it as comprehensive as possible by submitting more BIPOC companies to add to the list by e-mailing submissions@vickiehowell.com
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3 Responses to “BIPOC Yarn, Fiber & Craft Industry Professionals”

  1. Xiomara Diaz

    Hi, my name is Xiomara Diaz and I will like to know if there is an utube tutorial for Box #14 Shapes Shawlettes. I am a beginner in crochet and I got a 3 months subscription as a gift from my daughter. I need help with the edging. Thanks,

  2. Julie Castle

    Stephen West is launching a new MKAL and says “To celebrate the 10th MKAL design, I’ve gone wild and curated ten different kits from five BIPOC or LGBTQIA hand dyers.”

    This is his list. Their creations are incredible!
    The Urban Purl
    Garn Surr
    Undercover Otter
    Twisted Fintch
    La Bien Aimée

    None are American, but art knows no boundaries!
    Good luck with your directory, julie