Punk Rock Unicorn (PRU) features all the colours of the rainbow, wild but never kitsch. From soft pastels to rich semi-solids and flashy neons there are endless possibilities and combinations, giving you so much creative freedom to create your own knitted and crocheted masterpiece with this gorgeous yarn.
Sysleriget is based in the lovely town of Aarhus in Denmark, where all yarn is dyed from a combined workshop/store by Malene and Sidsel. This fast-growing hand dyeing yarn company was founded by Malene Mortensen in 2015, where she started dyeing yarn in her small apartment in central Aarhus.
ITO was founded in 2009 with the hope of bringing Japanese yarns to knitters, weavers, crocheters and other fiber enthusiasts all over the world. The ITO yarn collection comprises 33 yarns, and we are so excited to be stocking 5 of their beautiful bases: Gami Picot, Kosho, Rakuda, Shimo, and Wagami.
Neighborhood Fiber Co offers an incredible 14 yarn bases in over 70 colours, the majority of the yarns are made with GOTS-certified Organic Merino which is machine washable but doesn't include many of the chemicals used in the traditional superwash process.
AT Haynes House Yarns is the brainchild of Terri J. Haynes. Terri, a native Baltimorean, has always had a wide creative streak. A published author, designer and graphic artist, Terri has been knitting from childhood and crocheting since her early adulthood. She began dyeing yarn in 2018 and opened AT Haynes House Yarns in February 2019.
GarnStories is a small artisan hand-dyeing studio located in a small town in Northern Germany. Anke Mönning launched her business in 2015. Back then, she was living in Hamburg, working as a freelance copywriter, and knitting in every spare minute.
Judy Bantli is the dyer behind the yarn company GigglingGecko Yarns. Judy is American but has been living overseas for nearly a decade, first in Singapore, where she met her husband, and now in Switzerland where she lives with her Swiss husband and 15 month old son. In a previous life, Judy was a shoe developer and colour was a big part of her design role, so now she plays with colours on yarn instead of sneakers!
Caroline Niland startedLife in the Long Grasswhen necessity hit in the middle of the economic recession in Ireland. After fifteen years divided between London and Eivissa, Spain she returned home to find an Irish farmhouse to bring back to life.
Layla (Qing Yang) first introduced her explosion of colour in 2016. Having been uninspired by the yarns then available, she took it upon herself to dye her own, and began creating her signature colours and founding the dyehouse Qing Fibre. Originally from Beijing, Layla attended art school, and originally trained as a landscape designer. She now works in South London with a team of like-minded creatives.
Undercover Otter has been assaulting your retinas with bright colours and questionable colourway names since 2014. The company is run by Aiden, who couldn’t find the yarn they wanted to crochet and knit with, and decided to make it themselves. Working with Aiden is head tinkerer Marnix, who helps out with the twisting of yarn, building of contraptions and inventing neutral colourways (Aiden claims to suck at this).
LolaBean Yarn Co. is the indie-dyed yarn company owned and operated by Adella Colvin, which was born from a series of fascinating twists. Adella moved from New York City to Augusta, Georgia eight years ago, and found herself alone in an unfamiliar town after her husband was sent to Afghanistan for a year. A neighbour introduced Adella to the fibre community and the rest is history.
Fru Valborg is based in a small, wooded town in Sweden called Eksjö. The company started around 2,5 years ago and has developed from a conventional internet yarn-shop into a fast-growing hand-dyeing company with the world as their market.
Cathrin of WALK Collection first introduced her hand-dyed yarn to customers in 2010, expanding on an existing business of bags and knitting accessories. She credits her background as a dressmaker and her degree in business administration with helping her to succeed.
Garnsurr is an integration project and small dye house in the valley of Numedal in Norway. Adult refugee women have taken control of the dye pots at Garnsurr. In addition to dying yarn, the women knit, learn Norwegian and learn the skills needed to run a shop.