YarnYAY! August Boxes
YarnYAY! August boxes are now available. We only have a limited amount of new-subscriber spots open, so grab one while you can!
Subscription is $35 + $6 flat rate (US) shipping. This month’s box is valued at $45! Watch the unboxing below to hear about the companies you’re supporting and info on the products!
YarnYAY! August Boxes: What’s inside
- 2 hanks of Kelbourne Woolens Mojave is a lovely, drapey blend of cotton and linen, making it pretty much the perfect yarn to work with during the summertime. This month’s color selections are Cactus, Turquoise, and Seafoam.
Kelbourne Woolens is a Philadelphia-based yarn and distribution company. It was founded in 2008 and is owned by Courtney Kelley and Kate Gagnon Osborn. Vickie met the duo for the first time when they were guests on PBS’ Knitting Daily during her tenure as host/producer. See the rest of their yarns at: kelbournewoolens.com
- Al Fresca Placemat & Coaster Set Pattern (print & digital) by Vickie Howell
We were dreaming of picnics and patio dining when putting together this month’s box, so pop-y placemats seemed the natural project choice. The knit version is made with a lacy herringbone stitch for airy, textured pieces.
- Al Fresca Placemat Pattern (print & digital) by Vickie Howell
The crochet version of this month’s project uses shell stitches for a still lacy, but sturdier option. For more of Vickie’s patterns, go to the YarnYAY! shop or here.
Sublime Stitch Epic Alphabet Embroidery Transfers
You’ll be able to personalize everything with this easy-to-use pack of alphabet transfers. We suggest monogramming some napkins to go with this month’s project, thus completing your handmade dining experience, but you do you. Monogram all of the things!
Sublime Stitching is owned by Jenny Hart, who founded the business 20 years ago. She and Vickie were a part of the Austin Craft Mafia together before the group disbanded and Jenny moved her business to the Los Angeles area. She’s a pioneer in the needlearts world as well as a fine artist. showing here work worldwide. To see more Sublime Stitching products, go to: sublimestitching.com
- Stitch-in-public Yarn Carrier
While you’re out enjoying your summer plans, or dining al fresca on your new, beautiful linen placemats, take your yarn with you. This wristlet carrier keeps your yarn at bay while you’re stitching on the go!
- YarnYAY! Community
Access into our Facebook Group where we stitch along, do exclusive giveaways, post tutorials, and host interview/events with industry experts.