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2020 Cleaning House Sale!!



Hello & Happy New Year!


I always like to start off a new year by cleaning house a bit & this year I've decided that the yarn shop and my personal stash will be my target areas. I've discovered that there actually is a point when I can have too much yarn. So that means that I've got some amazing deals for you guys!


Each day for the next 10 days I'll be offering up to 50% off small batch indie yarns with each day bringing a new listing. I'll update this post each day with that day's listing as soon as it's live in the YumiYarns.com shop. Updates will take place each day at 10:00 AM CST from Jan 1-10th, 2020.


In addition to all the awesome sales on yarn, I'm also offering free shipping on orders over $50 for those of you in the continental US. Just add items to your cart and once you've reached $50 in product the shipping charge will automatically be removed. Viola!


If the shop is sold out when you visit, mark your calendars for the following morning's update. I'll be packaging orders each evening so you should have your purchases in hand within a week if you live in the continental US.


I hope your year is off to a great start & that you enjoy the sale!


Happy Knitting,

Shaina ^_^



January 1 - Indie Sock/Luxury Yarn Grab Bags

To start things off, I'm adding 2 items to the shop today...


I've got a ton of amazing fingering-weight single skeins that I want to share with you! Each one is unique, hand-dyed and perfect for a pair of hats, shawls, cowls, mitts or any other fingering-weight project you've got your eye on. These are full skeins that are in new condition but the colorways or bases have been discontinued so I can't use them for designing or samples. (Luckily for you!)


Today's offerings feature yarns from these amazing hand dyers:

- Three Irish Girls

- Dream in Color

- Baah! Yarn

- Wild Hare Fiber Studio

- Madeline Tosh

- Knit Circus Yarns

- Colorful Eclectic

- Hedgehog Fibers

- The Dyeing Arts

- Plus many more!



Indie Sock Yarn Grab Bag

$15.00

Do you love a good sock yarn? Then this listing is for you! These skeins are all hand-dyed, and range from tonals to speckles to variegateds. They're perfect for socks and mitts but would also be great for colorwork, hats, shawls & sweaters. These are the beautiful workhorses of the fingering-weight yarn world.


All skeins in this offering meet the following criteria

- 100% Hand Dyed

- 75% Superwash Wool / 25% Nylon

- 100 grams per skein (yardage varies)

- Fingering Weight

- 7-8 sts / inch on #1-3 needles



Luxury Indie Yarn Grab Bag

$25.00

These are not your run-of-the-mill hand-dyed yarns. No skein in this listing will just be a 75/25 wool/nylon blend. These are the skeins that you save for that beautiful shawl pattern or for a cowl that you can snuggle into so you can enjoy the feel and drape of these specialty fibers.


All luxury skeins in this offering meet the following criteria:

- 100% Hand Dyed

- 100 grams per skein (yardage varies)

- Fingering Weight

- 7-8 sts / inch on #1-3 needles


Luxury skeins may contain all or some of the following fibers:

Wool, Silk, Baby Camel, Alpaca, Cashmere, Nylon (in the case of an MCN), Yak, Stellina, Linen



January 2

Throughout the day I'll also be adding a few sparkly skeins from my personal de-stash in case you're like me and just can't get enough sparkles...



Wee Chickadee Wool Co. Sparkle Sock Yarn

$12.50 / 100g

This sparkly yarn is squishy and soft, perfect for using in a project that will be worn close to the skin or gifted to a special friend. (It's superwash, so no worries that it will get felted!)

Details:

- Hand Dyed by Jennifer of Wee Chickadee Wool Co.

- 75% Superwash Merino Wool / 20% Nylon / 5% Stellina

- 438 yards / 100 gramsFingering Weight

- 7-8 sts / inch on #1-3 needles

- May be Hand or Machine Washed / Tumble Dry Low or Air Dry Flat


January 3

Today is work-horse sock yarn day! Be on the look-out for single skeins of my favorite hard-wearing sock yarns at super-low prices showing up on the shop page throughout the day.



MJ Yarns Simple Sock

$10.00 / 100g

Simple Sock is a great work horse superwash fingering weight yarn. The corriedale wool has a surprisingly soft hand and wonderful drape with the strength to stand up to hard wear.

Details:

Light Fingering Weight / 3-ply

75% Corriedale Wool, 25% Nylon

100g = 380 YardsMachine Washable



January 4

At this point I don't think that it's a secret that I'm a sucker for indie dyers... So much so that my stash is literally bursting! Throughout the day today I'll be adding indie-dyed single skeins from my personal de-stash so watch the shop & grab them while you can.



Lavender Lune Yarn Co. Single Ply

$12.50 / 100g

"Dyed in the northwoods of Minnesota. So much love is put into making beautiful yarns for you!"- Samantha, Owner & Dyer at Lavender Lune Yarn Co.

Details:

Medium fingering weight

100% superwash merino single ply

US 1-3 (2.25- 3.25 mm) needle.

100 g, 400 yards



January 5

I completely fell in love with this gorgeous luxury base from the Dyeing Arts. Today I'll be adding some equally swoon-worthy luxury skeins to my de-stash listings in the shop as well.



The Dyeing Arts Delight

$22.50 / 100g

Super luxurious and drapey, this 50/50 Baby Camel/Silk blend fingering weight is one of the softest yarns you will come across.

Details:

Fingering Weight

50% Baby Camel / 50% Silk

100g = approx. 430yds

Handwash Only



January 6

As the day goes on I'll be adding de-stash yarns that are perfect for shawls.


On January 15 I'll be starting a series of posts all about Pi Shawls and how to design your own. I'll be releasing a free basic Pi Shawl pattern and we'll be running a KaL over in the YumiYarns Patreon Community for more in-depth help & guidance with making your own designs. This series/KaL is perfefct for all skill levels as you can customize it to be a simple or challenging as you want.


It's only $2 to join the KaL community, this ensures that we only have members who are interested in joining in the fun & learning. I hope you'll take a look & join in!



Yumi Yarns Tsuyoi Trio

$18.75 / 150g

Tsuyoi in Japanese means "strong"; "powerful"; "mighty"; "tough", everything you could want in a sock yarn! The bonus with this workhorse yarn from Yumi Yarns is that it's also buttery soft with a medium twist so it's the perfect choice for socks but will also have great drape & stitch definition in a lacy shawl.

Details:

Fingering Weight

75% Superwash merino, 25% nylon

US 1-3 (2.25- 3.25 mm) needle

231 yds (211 m) / 50 g

(trio includes three 50g skeins)



January 7

Heather at T&H Fiber Works is one of my favorite people to nerd out with so as the day goes on I'll also be adding some fandom-themed de-stash yarns and brand new Needle Rolls made by my friend, Karen (aka Monkey Muffin)...



T & H Fiber Works Bling Sock Yarn

$15.00 / 100g

This yarn is from T & H Fiber Works and is a lusciously soft and sparkly fingering weight. It's a blend of 75% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon and 5% Silver Stellina which has a lovely hand and excellent drape in the finished fabric. The Stellina gives off a beautiful sparkle and shine without being itchy in the slightest. This really is one of my absolute favorite sparkle yarn bases that I've found, it's dyed by one of my favorite people and I'm so incredibly excited to be able to share it with you!

Details:

438 yds (401 m) / 100g

75% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, 5% Silver Stellina

Fingering Weight

Dyed by hand in Omaha, NE



January 8

Today I'll also be adding undyed & naturally dyed destash yarns to the shop!

Wool & Dye Fingering Weight

$12.50 / 100g

"I believe that making is a form of self-care, and it can be done slowly and sustainably in a way that harnesses renewable resources in a way that adds value to the Earth, rather than taking away from it. I support makers along their creative journey by providing botanically hand-dyed wool yarns that are responsibly and ethically-sourced."

- Anastasia, Owner & Dyer at Wool & Dye.

Details:

Fingering Weight

100% Sustainable NewMerino Wool

US 1-3 (2.25- 3.25 mm) needle

437 yds / 100 g


January 9

Watch the shop for some new non-fingering-weight de-stash yarns today!

Lydia's Flock Light Lopi Yarn

$6.25 / 200 yds

Local Icelandic Wool from Lydias Flock in Harris, MN! This yarn has been spun in a lopi-style which means that is is a single-ply yarn that is spun tightly enough to hold together, but not so tightly that it becomes tough. It is lovely and squishy with the natural variences in the fleeces providing a slight heather effect in the finished skein. Perfect for hats & mitts, this yarn is very warm & cozy so it would also make for a beautiful sweater.

Details:

Light Lopi Yarn - 200 yds (182 m)

100% Icelandic Wool

Aran/Bulky Weight

Sustainably raised in Harris, MN


January 10

Today is the last day of specials! I'll be adding a few non-wool de-stash yarns to the shop throughout the day so be on the lookout.


ModeKnit ModeFlax Yarn

$8.75 / 100g

The beautiful and subtle gradients from ModeKnit Yarn combine with a linen base to create the perfect yarn for projects that it will be lightweight, flowing and will hold up well over time. Linen is very low-maintenance as you can just toss it in the washer and dryer to freshen up.

This base is no longer being offered from ModeKnit as they can't get it from the supplier any longer so if you've been wanting to try a linen yarn and love gradients, grab a skein before these beauties sell out and are gone forever!

Details:

286 yds (261 m) / 100g

100% Wet Spun Linen

Sport Weight (but can replace a Fingering-weight)

Dyed by hand in Minnesota




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