YarnYAY! December Box #44

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YarnYAY! December Box #44

I can’t believe it’s already time for the LAST YarnYAY! box of 2021! This month we have a gorgeous collection of festive treats for knitters and crocheters, from 4 women-owned, small businesses. Happy Holidays!

Montoya Merino | Vickie Howell

Vickie Howell Santa Fe Scarlett. Learn more at!

This month we’re sharing the first in my line of yarns, Montoya Merino (named after my father’s side of the family), in a YarnYAY! box exclusive color, Santa Fe Scarlett. This color is a rich, tonal red, perfect for the holidays and beyond!

Vickie Howell (hey, that’s me!) is a designer, author, and the founder of YarnYAY!

See more shades of Montoya Merino in the YarnYAY! Shop


Welted Mitts patterns | Designs by Vickie Howell & Designer in Residence, Natalie Thomas (aka @detroitknots)

Welties Mitts by Vickie Howell for YarnYAY! December Box #44. Learn more at!

Welties Mitts by Vickie Howell

This month we’re working with welts to make wristwarmers! The knit fingerless gloves, designed by Vickie, alternate between twisted rib, welted stripes, and stockinette stitch.

Welt Good Mitts by Natalie Thomas for YarnYAY! December Box #44. Learn more at!

Welt Good Mitts by Natalie Thomas

The crochet wristers, designed by
Natalie Thomas, use slipped stitches paired with extended half-double crochet stitches to create a welted pattern.

This month concludes Natalie’s time as our 2021 Designer in Residence. If you get a minute, reach out to her @detroitknots to wish her well!


Waxed Canvas Maker’s Sack | Della Q + YarnYAY!

DellaQ + Vickie Howell Maker's Sack for YarnYAY!. Learn more at .

We teamed up with our friends at Della Q to create our own shade of their Maker’s Sacks. We love these project bags so much, as they get better with wear!

Della Q is part of the Jimmy Beans Wool family of businesses.  

Sweater Baby Goats Sticker | Michele Maule

Baby Goats in Sweaters by Michele Maule from the YarnYAY! December Box #44

Do we need to say more than baby goats in tiny sweaters? We think not!

Michelle Maule is a Portland, Oregon-based artist. 


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