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By Rob Colon on 2020-06-01

This month we partnered with Toni Lipsey of TL Yarn Crafts!! Toni is a phenomenal Designer and Educator, specializing in crochet and Tunisian crochet! Toni uses her website and social media platforms to engage with fiber enthusiasts all over the world and shares her tips and tricks for creating versatile and fashion-forward crochet pieces. From blankets, shawls, sweaters, and accessories, Toni has an eye for combining color and shapes to create show-stopping patterns and FO’s, making her blog a constant source of inspiration! 

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This month’s theme is Getaway​- Sensory delight awaits on every horizon: rich spices and strong painted hues mingle with softer clay, stone, and alabaster.

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Now let’s squish the yarn!

KnitCrate Membership

This month’s featured Membership yarn is our Audine Wools Interlock, with  34% Cotton, 35% Linen, 19% Lyocell and 11% Nylon, this base is an absolute dream as we transition into Summer! Each Sport weight hank rings in 351 yards/ 100g.

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Energize Me: Pigment

Like concentrated crushed paint powders, this true orange tone brings a burst of energy to any stash or project!

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Chill Out: Haze

This multi-toned lavender is cast by a light shade of gray throughout- creating a hazy, soft, and easy-to-wear hue.

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All Natural: Beaches

Reminiscent of unwinding in the sand, this colorway embraces the natural beauty of minimally dyed to undyed fibers.

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Membership Patterns

This month’s featured Knit pattern is the Adventure Is Out There tote bag by Katrina Walser of OliphantKat. A lovely linen stitch bottom-based tote bag with a pyramid eyelet motif scattered evenly throughout the front at the back of the body of the bag.

 Pattern Details
Needles: US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needle, 32” (80 cm), US 5 (3.75 mm) circular needle, 32” (80 cm)
Yarn Needed: 632 yd (578 m) used / 2 skeins of Audine Wools Interlock needed
Notions: Stitch marker (minimum 1, see notes), removable stitch markers (2), tapestry needle
Finished Size: 16” (40.5 cm) wide x 16.5” (42 cm) tall not including straps

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This month we are switching things up! We are featuring a Tunisian Crochet design by Toni Lipsey. The Getaway Shawl, a simple asymmetrical shawl perfect for beginner Tunisian crocheters! 

Pattern Details
Hook: US size J/10 (6mm) Tunisian crochet hook with 24” (60 cm) cord
Yarn Needed: 702 yds (642 m) used / 2 skeins of Audine Wools Interlock needed
Notions: Scissors, tapestry needle, blocking supplies
Finished Size: 55” (140 cm) wingspan x 17” (43 cm) depth blocked

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Sock Crate Membership

Our featured Sock Crate Membership yarn this month is Vidalana Ambient Sock- an 80% Peruvian Highland Wool, 20% Nylon blend at 400 yards/ 100g. This fingering weight blend makes for the coziest and sturdiest of socks.

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Energize Me: Sizzling Sunset ​

Vibrant scarlet hues fade into a soft peach, like shades of a desert sunset.

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Chill Out: Jungle Walk​

Forest green and raspberry dance together and face into a soft ecru.

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All Natural: Desert Dusk

A soft mauve and striking rust come together to create a subtle but complex natural colorway.

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Sock Crate Membership Patterns

This month’s featured Knit pattern is by our very own Joanna Rankin / HappySeamstress On Ravelry. The Thunder and Lightning socks feature an easy 2 stitch cable design that can be achieved without a cable needle! 

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Crochet

This month’s featured Crochet pattern is by Lisa Victoria/ Yarnchick40 On Ravelry. These socks feature a waistcoat stitch and give the variegated yarn a chance to show its swirls! 

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Not a member yet? Want to join Sock Crate Membership? You can do it here!


LIMITED EDITION: Father’s Day Crate

Louis Boria of Brooklyn Boy Knits X Tammy of A Chick That Knitz X Cairo Romaguera of Cairo_designs

This month we have a very special crate release! Louis Boria of Brooklyn Boy Knits, Tammy of A Chick That Knitz, and Cairo Romaguera of Cairo_designs have come together with us to create a luxurious celebration for Father’s Day!

There will be 2 colorway options for this special Crate dyed on Dyer Supplier’s Silky Single made up of 70% Merino Wool, 30% Mulberry Silk Base. Each skein rings in at 415 yards/100g and you will receive 2 of the same chosen colorway in your crate.

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A complex and metallic bronze. Perfect for any dad accessories!

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Cavalier Blue

A true and deep navy blue.

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Father’s Day Crate Patterns

Louis Boria of Brooklyn Boy Knits and Cairo Romaguera of Cairo_designs have come together to curate the perfect trio of dad accessories for any gentle fellow in your life.

Knit- Louis Boria / Brooklyn Boy Knits

The Gent Skinny Tie

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The Don Pocket Square

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Mr. Beau Tie Bow Tie

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Crochet- Cairo Romaguera/ Cairo_Designs

The Gentlemanly Skinny Tie

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So Square Pocket Square

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Cupid’s Bow Tie

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Each crate will come with 2 skeins, a bow tie stitch marker by SamiSews, and an adjustable strap to complete the bowtie patterns!

We hope you love this month’s features! 

Watch the full reveal here! 

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April 2020 Full Crate Reveal

Our theme for April is a call to spring- Luminous.​​ Celebrating the glowing moment of the first warm day, a golden tone that permeates the evening and makes the shadows seem cooler.

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This month we were inspired by true stitch mastery! The one and only Dayana Knits has joined us to bring a stunning combination of yarn and garment designs! Dayana is a true stitch master and always has the best tips...

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March 2020 Full Crate Reveal

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Together we are taking a leisurely stroll with this month’s theme, Wanderings. Fall in step with nature and get inspired by natural color, unfinished materials, and crushed pigments.​

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This month we partnered with our former Chief Creative Officer, and all-around awesome gal, Hannah Thiessen. We all...

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February 2020 Full Reveal

Any fairy tale can come true with the right yarn!!

We’re drifting off with this month’s theme, Once upon a yarn—a candy-coated world where deadlines don’t exist and there’s always more time to cast on for something new.

This year, each of our crates has been made in collaboration with some of your favorite Knit and Crochet influencers!

For February we partnered up with one of our favorite...

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May 2018 Sock Artisan Reveal

The last of our crates to reveal this month is the Sock Artisan Crate! Inspired by the rich blues and purples on the mood board for this months theme, TactileDactyl created this beautiful colorway on her TD Classic Sock: a 75% Superwash Corriedale, 25% Nylon base. If youve never knit with Corriedale before, youll find it a slightly bouncier, woolly wool with a great hand and durability that makes...

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May 2018 Sock Artisan Reveal

The last of our crates to reveal this month is the Sock Artisan Crate! Inspired by the rich blues and purples on the mood board for this month’s theme, TactileDactyl created this beautiful colorway on her TD Classic Sock: a 75% Superwash Corriedale, 25% Nylon base. If you’ve never knit with Corriedale before, you’ll find it a slightly bouncier, woolly wool with a great hand and durability that...

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February Sock Crate Reveal

Yesterday, we revealed whats on the way in this months Membership Crates, and today were tackling our Sock Crate! The monthly Sock Crate is a great way to get a small taste of indie dyed yarn without a big investment. A single skein is sometimes all you need to add to your stash, enliven a project or brighten your day. (Plus, sock yarn doesnt really count as stash, right?)

This months featured sock...

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February Sock Crate Reveal

Yesterday, we revealed what’s on the way in this month’s Membership Crates, and today we’re tackling our Sock Crate! The monthly Sock Crate is a great way to get a small taste of indie dyed yarn without a big investment. A single skein is sometimes all you need to add to your stash, enliven a project or brighten your day. (Plus, sock yarn doesn’t really count as stash, right?) 

This month’s...

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January 2018 Sock Crate Reveal

One of our favorite dyers, Ryberry Yarns, is back this month! Sock Crate members will receive one of two colorways pictured below. The colorway on the left is called River Rock, and the one on the right is called Red Fox. Each Fingering Weight skein has 437 yards (100 grams) (85% SW Merino | 15% Nylon).

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Yarn Option 1: River Rock

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January 2018 Sock Crate Reveal

One of our favorite dyers, Ryberry Yarns, is back this month! Sock Crate members will receive one of two colorways pictured below. The colorway on the left is called River Rock, and the one on the right is called Red Fox. Each Fingering Weight skein has 437 yards (100 grams) (85% SW Merino | 15% Nylon).

Subscribe to the Sock Crate Here

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Yarn Option 1: River Rock

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