The Ultimate List of 87 of the Most Talented Yarn Dyers on Instagram
by Michele Thymmons
Affiliate Disclosure - this article contains affiliate links, which means I will make a commission at no extra cost to you, should you click through and make a purchase. Of note, I make it a point to not be an affiliate of tools, courses, etc for that which I do not use on my own website or that I would not buy for myself. And Etsy is where I buy a lot of items to include many yarn skiens from some of the below yarn dyers.
Have you ever been exploring a forest emerald green, or hiked a frosted mountain snowy and breathtaking and wished you could capture those colors, to keep with you forever, dared to dream you could even wear them or sink deep into a soft blanket or sweater resplendent of these colors of your dreams and most treasured memories?
That the essence of what these extremely talented yarn dyers have strived to create using their hands, wits, imaginations, and tools around them. And how they have succeeded!! Some of the below have maker features where you can find out even more about them, their story, and the resources that have helped them to grow to where they are today. Others have been recently discovered while ever more become makers of vibrant colors after my own heart and crochet hands :) .
So with needing no futher introduction, I bring you in no particular order but grouped by region of the world they are from, the 86 Most Talented Yarn Dyers of Instagram!
Of note: All pictures are from the shops mentioned below the picture and are reused with their permission :) Like the picture to the left in the Pin (to Pin for later) is from cornbreadandhoney which you will find more about a little lower in the list :)
Yarn Dyers and Creators of Wearable Colors Most Gorgeous
1 - Jeanne of destinationyarn from Ohio, has created some gorgeous colorways inspired by travel (how awesome!!!) Each colorway is named after a location and the colors are amazing. Her yarn can be found at her website and you can also see more of her colorways on her Instagram profile.
2 - Beth and Ashley of Blue Mule Fiber from Texas have created some of the most beautiful yarns from start to finish. They dye their yarns on their farm in Texas where they also have a winery! They'll be hosting a Texas Yarn Lover's Event 27 April 2019 at their winery and how I wish I was there to see all the amazing yarns that will be there and check out their wine :) You can check out their Etsy shop for their amazing yarns, crochet hooks and more. Their Instagram profile has their shop updates and behind the scenes looks and their maker feature here is where they share some of their story.
3 - Keri of Yellow June Fiber Co. of Mississippi dyes unique and gorgeous colorways. Some are a vibrant yellow with a slight amount of speckle, others are a multitude of colors - yellow, blue-green, brown and so much more. Their Instagram profile has a look at their colorways and behind the scenes looks and you can find their yarn in their Etsy shop
4 - Melissa of plankandstella from Indiana has created some fun colors in her shop and also adds lots of mystery to her pieces by do mystery mixtapes periodically and a number of different kits all available in her Etsy shop and her updates and colorway reveals are on her Instagram profile
5 - Jen of Laine and Lotus in Connecticut has patterns and maker gear found on her Etsy shop . Check out her Instagram profile and website for all her amazing yarn and her Maker Feature with us for the story behind Laine and Lotus. She has the most beautiful yarns to include a purple (see picture :) that is absolutely gorgeous and something that I will be getting for myself soon. :)
6 - Chandi of Expression Fiber Arts from North Carolina creates not only beautiful inspired yarns but also has patterns for both crochet and knitting. And...she's a writer too! She has all of her yarn updates and patterns on her Instagram profile and you can find all of her beautfiul yarns, yarn kits, patterns, her e-book, and more on her website.
7 - Christina of Serenity Fibers from Texas has some beautiful yarns with yarn clubs (one of which is the Mythical Creatures Sock Yet Yarn Club) and more. She also spins and is a fiber artist with many of her behind the scenes looks at her spinning journey and others found on her Instagram profile. You can find her yarns, awesome yarn clubs and more at her Etsy shop .
8 - Dana of Harbor Fibers of Maine creates beautiful yarns from ethically sourced yarns. Her Instagram profile is full of gorgeous yarns and her various projects using her yarn and others. You can find her yarns such as her new Not Your Average Spring Tonals in her Etsy shop .
9 - Becky of Thistle & Hart Fiber Co. from Oregon has created a number of beautiful yarn colorways, some uniquely on Mohair while others on all sizes of yarn. Her Instagram profile shows each of her colorways and recently collaborated with Jessica of the Hook Nook and Furls Crochet to create a dreamy Spring Collection inspired by Jessica and dyed on Furls Crochet's new base. You can find them on her Etsy shop .
10 - Carissa and family of Bumblebee Acres Fiber Farm from Illinois but inspired by a family history of grandmas, mothers, and daughters from Lativa working fiber arts together. They have a variety of spinning yarns and awesome yarn clubs such as the Game of Thrones fade along, the Hogwarts monthly yarn club, and Tolkien monthly yarn clubs. Their Instagram profile and website are where you'll find these amazing yarns and oh so fun yarn clubs!! They even have a monthly surprise ball of yarn. :)
11 - Breann of hooked.on.homemade from Arizona has both beautiful crochet patterns and hand-dyed yarns in her Etsy shop . What a great way to get both a pattern and the yarn for the project! Her Instagram profile is an amazing way to keep up with the latest in her shop to include her new yarn and patterns. Inspires me to start a new project today!
12 - Liz of HighFiberArtz from Oregon has some of the most beautiful yarn. Her Sally colorway is amazing and is the subject of the extremely detailed and inspirational yarn dyeing tutorial that will greatly inspire you to start your own dyeing journey and it also makes you appreciate how much work each of these awe-inspiring indie dyers put into each beautiful hank of yarn. Her Instagram profile is full of behind the scenes looks at her yarn creations, updates, and where you can go to squish and get it for yourself. You can also find her yarn for your projects on her website and read more about her story in her Maker Feature. Her latest collaboration with 1sockwonder and silentknits is an amazing Game of Thrones kit (see the picture to the right)!
13 - Cortni of Rita Mae Yarns from Pennsylvania has the amazing story of how her grandmother inspired her to do all things yarn and to continue to inspire others to also grow in their passion for yarn fiber, she named her store after her grandmother and Rita Mae Yarns came into being. You can find these inspired yarns at her website and behind the scenes as well as updates for all of her yarn colorways on her Instagram profile.
14 - Sonya of Woolen Boon Yarn from Texas can be found at her website where she shows all her amazing yarns from her mom and pop studio. You’ll find fade kits, Harry Potter House themed yarns, updates, behind the scenes of her yarn dyeing, and more on her Instagram profile.
15 - Desert Bloom Yarns from Arizona has such fun and beautiful colored yarns dyed deep in the heart of Arizona. She has created some fun yarn clubs like the Cactus Creations Yarn Club, Prickly Pear Yarn Club, and other yarns named from western themes such as the Burroweed and Western Wallflower. You can find more at her website and see her variety of colorways, reveals for the yarn clubs, and much more on her Instagram profile.
16 - Dami of Magpie Fibers from the historic city of Frederick, Maryland has created a number of exciting and beautiful colored yarns to include the recent Edinburgh Lane and Shawl Kits from Edin Yarn Fest, and the Magpie Fiber Society. You can find more of her yarn on her Instagram profile and get some for yourself on her website.
17 - Tami of Candy Skein from Oregon has a ton of yummy, candy themed yarns and 3 month yarn clubs on her Instagram profile and found on her website, where you can also find patterns, accessories, and more! If you’re near her shop, she also has classes and events!
18 - Brittany of macheteshoppe from the Pennsylvanian Poconos has beautiful tonal and multi-colored yarns to include an awesome Into the Woods Mystery Yarn Club!!! I love how she describes the club as a way to inspire you to sit and relax from the calm after a holiday storm and even includes tea in each package!!! You can find more of her yarns and about the club on her Instagram profile and website.
19 - Tanya of cornbreadandhoney of Ohio has a number of beautiful fades and shawl kit yarns available on her Etsy shop as well as several yarn clubs. Her yarn is beautiful and some of her colorways describe this beauty such as September Wedding Fade, Strawberry Quartz, Starry Night and others. Her Instagram profile shows her updates and where you can see her and her yummy yarn.
20 - Taralynn of Playful Day Yarns from California creates a number of beautiful yarns. Most of her skiens are mini sets and often unique, one of a kind, colorways that sell out quite fast can be found at her Etsy shop and her Instagram profile shows all of her updates and behind the scenes stories.
21 - Sarah of knittyandcolor from Georgia has been dying since 2009 and has created some gorgeous yarn full of colors! Her updates are all announced on her Instagram profile and you can find her colorful yarns in her Etsy shop .
22 - Rhonda of Loft TwentyTwo from California has created some amazing colorways such as her mini skeins, Harry Potter Potions sets, Whomping Willow, I Will Have Order, and much more! You can find her updates on her Instagram profile and all of her wonderful yarn on her Etsy shop .
23 - Lauren of waywardcat from Georgia dyes beautiful colors such as Rainy Day, Easter Grass, Saffron, and others on her Etsy shop and you can find more on her shop updates, new yarns and more on her Instagram profile.
24 - Sam of lavenderluneyarn is an Indie dyer in northern MN who has some amazing nature inspired yarns and such a fun project of the Indie Project - a monthly collaboration with another designer. She’s also a midwife in training! Her yarns and updates can be found on her Instagram profile and bought on her website.
25 - baahyarn from Southern California specializes creating yarns for a variety of shops and wholesale throughout the US. You can see more of their yarns and patterns on their Instagram profile They also have patterns and knitting kits available on their website as well as their huge list of shops where you can find their yarn.
26 - Kemper of Wraybot/Junkyarn from North Carolina creates awesome yarns inspired by women! You can find the stories and yarns at both her Instagram profile and website as well as see all of her updates and more about her Celestial Bodies Monthly Yarn Club, which sounds heavenly!
27 - Sarah of ramseyyarnco of Arkansas and the Ozark Mountains creates ensnaring colorways in the heart of the Ozark Mountains. They are named after people and are beautiful in their use of colors. You can see more of her shop updates and more on her Instagram profile and find her yarn on her website.
28 - Lindsay of thefiberseed from Cincinnati, Ohio exclusively uses wool from US companies to create her amazing variety of yarns. She has speckled, be-sprinkled, half-speckled, kaleidoscope, wholesale, yarn of the month, palette of the month and more can be found on her website and more of all the different ways you can use her yarn, shop updates, and fiber festivals she is at on her Instagram profile.
29 - Amalia of Kindred Red from the US creates fun combinations of colors, some are neutral with colors while others are creative combinations of colors. You can see her yarns, where to get them and some of her knitting projects on her Instagram profile and all of her yarns on her website.
30 - Forbidden Fiber Co. from Tennessee creates exquisite hand-dyed yarns that are beautiful and alluring. The Cinderella Collection and Boss Babes Collection are breathtaking and her yarn clubs (Harry Potter, Wanderlust) are exciting and full of adventure. You can find her updates, behind the scenes looks, and more on her Instagram profile. While her website is where you can find her yarn (she has yak and cashmere yarn!), crochet and knitting patterns, fiber, accessories and more!
32 - Lady Dye Yarns from Massachusetts has created some amazing colorways and awesome clubs with so many perfect items to include a Funkadelic 10 and the Retro 5 clubs, both which are collaborations with others in the maker community. You can see more of her beautiful colorways and the clubs (last 2 till the fall) on her Instagram profile and website.
33 - Ashley of Old Wire Road Fiber Co (formerly The Blackberry Ridge) from the US has created some gorgeous and exquisite colors. Her bucket of happiness is the picture to the left and so many beautiful colors! She’s created dyed fibers you can spin or felt, yarns on several different bases, has several yarn clubs, and colors gorgeous which can be seen on her Instagram profile and website.
34 - Carla of purplelambfiberarts from the US creates yarns that she also uses as she knits, weaves, spins, and dyes yarn :) She has beautiful yarns of all shapes and sizes. You can also find fiber to spin, felt or weave and she even has fiber art! Her Instagram profile is full of yarn pictures and fun behind the scenes shots and shop updates as well as teasers for new yarns. Her website is where you can find all of her yarn, fiber art, art bats and more!
35 - Sarah of Denim and Rain Fibers from Washington has beautiful yarns (some one of a kind), knitting and crochet patterns, bear ear bonnets, blankets, cup cozies, and more at her Etsy shop . You can find her shop updates and more on her Instagram profile.
36 - Holly of Blue Barn Fiber from Idaho has created a number of beautiful yarns, and you can also find rolag, spinning wheels, glow in the dark fibers, and even corn fibers for you to spin or felt on her Etsy shop . Discover her shop updates, announcements, newest additions to her Etsy shop and more on her Instagram profile. For more of her story and some of the resources that have helped her grow, see her Maker feature.
37 - Camille of Broadwick_fibers from Colorado has gorgeous thick, chunky, felted Merino wool of all colors and combinations that you can use for blankets, wall hangings, scarves and more. I have bought a ton of merino wool from her of all colors and absolutely love it all!!! She has all of these on her Etsy shop . You can also find her shop updates, the latest news for her knitting tutorials and more on her Instagram profile and website.
38 - Larissa of BeCozi from Michigan has beautiful, chunky merino, chenille yarn, vegan yarn, wonderful blankets, scarves, and more at her Etsy shop . Her Instagram profile has the latest shop updates as well as behind the scenes and more.
39 - Sheena of casualfashionqueen from Florida has created a variety of beautiful yarns, with all types of sizes to include a reintroduction of fibers for all those spinners, as well as accessories and patterns. Her Instagram profile has behind the scenes looks as well as a look at her patterns and updates while her website has all her yarn, yarn clubs (Monthly Harry Potter Yarn Club), and more.
40 - Jen of theperfectstitchfiberco from the US has created a project picker planner and has pictures of many beautiful completed projects for inspiration on her website where you can also find all of her yarn, fiber, and other accessories. Her Instagram profile shows vibrant greens and purples, behind the scenes looks, and more.
41 - Emma of Air de lune from Boston is a French indie dyer that has created simply gorgeous yarns like the picture to the right. Her breathtaking yarn is inspired by souvenir pictures and memory pictures. What a great way to create heirloom projects based on memories :) You can find her shop updates, news, new yarns, and more on her Instagram profile and find all of her marvelous yarns on her Etsy shop to include some gorgeous burgandys (Chere Michele :)) and Michele ma belle set (a light pink to burgandy fade set) and more about Air de lune on her website.
42 - Candice of thefarmersdaughtersfibers from Montana creates awe-inspiring yarns based on her Blackfeet heritage, cowboy culture, and Montana roots. They also have ChioGoo Needles, books, and magazines and of course gorgeous yarn!!! These and shop updates can be found on her Instagram profile and website.
43 - Robyn of teenybutton from New Orleans not only creates beautiful yarns but also has a podcast called the Cherry Purls podcast which is a mother-daughter podcast where they talk about knitting, dyeing and all things fiber. You can find more of her yarns, knitting, and more on her Instagram profile and website.
45 - Meredith Jane of mjartatheart from Wisconsin has just started her yarn dyeing journey and has started out marveously. She has some super skeins in her shop and several patterns. I have created her Larklynn Beanie and bootcuffs pattern for a loved one and will be doing another set for myself soon. You can find her shop updates, yarn reveals, and behind the scenes on her Instagram profile and her yarn, knitting and crochet patterns, and finished items can be found at her Etsy shop .
46 - Tami of Eternity Ranch Knits from Idaho has gorgeous yarns and yarn collections in her Etsy shop . She's created some amazing colorways like the yarn sets of all the women from Little Women (each has their own color), Disney Princesses, Gone with the Wind, and so many more!!! You can also find numerous knitting needles as well on her shop. Her updates and behind the scenes news can be found on her Instagram profile.
47 - Dragon Hoard Yarns from Utah has some beautiful yarns as well as a surprise monthly Outlander yarn club. She also has several patterns available on her Website, where you can also find her yarn. Her Instagram profile has her shop updates, pattern updates, link to her new Girls in the Yarn Cafe podcast on youtube and much more.
48 - Tiffany of Tippy Tree Yarns from Colorado has beautiful yarns, her vivid greens and blues, yellows and purples are just some of the amazing colors you can find in her Etsy shop as well as knitting patterns, monthly yarn club, Mary Poppins inspired yarn and more. Her Instagram profile is full of beautiful pictures of her yarn, shop updates, and pattern examples.
49 - Courtney of MsMonster and DaughterofHalloween from Texas has beautiful yarns inspired by Halloween, movies, a 1 month yarn club and more. She has collaborated with The Ginger Ewe to create yarn - project bag kits that you can find on the Ginger Ewe's Etsy shop . Courtney's Instagram profile has her shop updates and yarn reveals and you can find all of her awesome yarn at her Etsy shop .
50 - Kelli of The Red Pansy from New Jersey creates amazingly beautiful yarns. She has a Jane Austen's heroine yarn club with Jane and Emma and tons of other amazing heroines as well as her yarn updates and examples of her yarn in knitting projects on her Instagram profile and her website. Read more of her story on her Maker Feature.
51 - Jennifer of MaelstromFiberArts from Missouri has gorgeous yarns in her Etsy shop as well as fun ceramic knitting/crochet mugs, crochet hooks and knitting needles, rolags, fiber batts, roving, yarn bowls and so much more! You can find her updates on her Instagram profile.
52 - Shobha of serendipitouswool from Texas has created some gorgeous colors of yarn in all sizes from fingering to DK to worsted. Her colors are beautiful and varied from solid colors such as Kissed by the Sun (a burnt orange) and Victorian (shades of purple) and multi-colored skeins such as Lemon Cupcake with Sprinkles (yellow base sprinkled with color and makes me hungry for cupcakes :) and sets of marvelous colors as well. You can find her shop updates and other news on her Instagram profile and all of her yarn on her website.
53 - Bren of Snerb Yarn from Oklahoma creates breathtaking yarns of all colors and sizes. But she does not stop there! You will find hand - dyed spinning fiber, hand-sewed knitting and crochet bags and totes, cold-processed soaps (awesome after a day of knitting/crochet!), and handmade tools for fiber artists on her website. She is also a weaver and spinner and uses her own yarn for many of her projects. You can find more on her shop updates, new yarns and projects and much more on her Instagram profile.
54 - Lindsay of Hello Stella from Ontario not only offers wonderful yarns to complete your next fiber project but she also gives you the opportunity to curl up with a good book and connect with a community as a part of her Kniterary Society hosted on her Instagram profile and own yarn inspired by the book cover. She also has the Van Collection coming out soon where $2 of every skein sold will be donated to RHMC and Sickkids Hospital. You can find all of her yarns, soaks for yarns, places where you can go to get some of Lindsay’s yarn, and more on her website.
55 - Hayley of Fireweed Fibres from Canada creates and experiments in yarn dyeing from natural sources. Her Instagram profile is full of her journey for creating yarn with dye such as birch bark, fireweed, dandelion, and others (see picture to the right for more). You can also find more about her story and her dyeing journey in her Maker Feature.
56- Janine of Windmill Fibres of Ontario has created some of the most vibrant colored yarns in purples, pinks, blues, greens, yellows and more. A lot of her colors are solid or with small speckles of different colors. She’s also a pattern designer or tester. You can find all of her yarn on both her Instagram profile and website.
57 - The Blue Brick of Ontario is a husband/wife team who create and grow in many craft fields. They dye and photograph their own yarn, which is named after their favorite places in Ontario. You can see their shop updates and behind the scenes look on their Instagram profile and find their yarns through their Blue Brick Project Builder on their website. Here you can take their colorways and add them to the project builder to see what any number of colorways look like next to each other.
58 - Tara and Jaedyn of midknitcravings from Canada are sisters that love dyeing yarn and learned all about crocheting and knitting from their grandmas when they were young. Their Instagram profile is full of behind the scenes looks at how they dye their yarn, their gorgeous colorways, knit and crochet projects, and upcoming shop updates. You can find all of their amazing yarn to include shawl and sweater yarn kits, patterns, mini skeins and more on their website.
59 - Robin of rosehillyarns of Alberta creates some of the most breathtaking colorways that makes it hard to choose which you want for your next project. Her way of combining colors creates outstanding yarns such as the ones in the picture to the left. Her Instagram profile is full of her yarns, behind the scenes looks, shop updates and other announcements. You can find all of her amazing yarn and more on her website.
60 - Joanne of madaboutcolour is a fiberartist from Prince Edward Island and creates timeless yarns. Her Instagram profile and Etsy shop is full of fiber art to include a variety of hand dyed yarns and hand crafted wall hangings as well as many other hand created artwork.
61 - Tracy of SassyStrings from Alberta has created some beautiful yarns, patterns, shawl and yarn sets. Her colorways such as Sweet Tarts (beautiful pink, yellow and magenta) and Blush (gorgeous pink) make me wish I knew how to knit and continue to dream of all the projects that can be made from her colorways. :) . You can find her yarn at her Etsy shop and her shop updates, news, and new yarns on her Instagram profile.
62 - Shelley of polkadotcreek from Alberta creates beautiful yarns such as the picture to the right. Her Instagram profile is full of these beautiful yarns and fun projects like a recent gorgeous quilt and knitting and crochet projects. You can find her amazing yarns, buttons, stitch markers, project bags and more on her Etsy shop .
63 - Chantel of Mudpunch of Canada has beautiful yarns inspired by a variety of color combos (4 color combo) that you can see on her Instagram profile along with her gorgeous color-filled yarns, behind the scenes looks at how she dyes her yarns and more. On her website you can find vibrant colored yarn to include the chance to create your own custom color and to get Chantel’s one of a kind (OOAK) Curios which are those that did not turn out the way she wanted to but she sells them as OOAK yarns.
64 - Kathleen of Wild Atlantic Yarns in Ireland has beautiful yarns inspired by the breathtaking land around her in Ireland and her love of colors. You can find more pictures of Ireland, her inspirations, gorgeous yarns, and more on her Instagram profile while you can find her many colorways like the Emerald Isles, Winterberry, and Wild Raspberry on her website.
65 - Jillian of Mothy and The Squid from the UK uses nature and what she sees around her to inspire her in dyeing her yarns. I have fallen in love with several of her colorways (especially Frozen Forest which I am hoping to get on my crochet hook for a sweater soon!) and many others! You can find her yarn (and patterns as well as some drawstring bags) at her Etsy shop which she updates periodically. However, following her Instagram profile is the best way to stay up to date on her new colorways and enter her regular giveaways! You can also check out her Maker Feature where she also gives you an easy yarn dyeing tutorial and tells you a little more about her story.
66 - Kassy of woollymamayarns from the UK has a variety of gorgeous yarns, some that are more solid and others that are created with multiple colors to make a color combination that is perfect for wonderful projects. Her Instagram profile shows all of her gorgeous yarn creations to include a new monthly Back to the 80s Yarn Club and new colorways such as Dark Carnival and fun, bright spring colored yarns. All of these can be found on her Etsy shop for purchase.
67 - Alison of biffsugaryyarns from the UK has some beautiful yarns in solids and multiple colors yarn to include an April Showers Yarn club. You can find her updates and behind the scenes pictures on her Instagram profile and find her amazing yarn on her Etsy shop .
68 - Cecile of C'Laines is an amazing yarn dyer from France who has created some beautiful colorways, some of solid colors and others of a multitude of color or with speckles. She has yarns of many sizes to include a number of lace skiens of Mohair. Her Instagram profile is full of her gorgeous yarns, fun behind the scenes looks at her yarn dyeing, and shop updates. You can find her beautfiul yarn at her Etsy shop .
69 - Helen of Giddy Yarns from Scotland has created a number of vibrant and fun colored yarns (like the picture to the right) which make her Instagram profile full of vibrant pictures of her yarn, shop updates and more about her Giddy Knits Podcast as well. Her gorgeous yarn and monthly yarn clubs like the April Film Yarn club can be found at her website.
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70 - Michelle and Scott of MAD Scientist Yarns from the UK have created some amazing colorways inspired by nature and science. Both are scientists that have great fun creating new colorways named after science. Their Website is full of fun yarns, fun stitch makers and project bags all based on science. Fun pictures of science, nature, gorgeous colorways, inspirational pictures and more on their Instagram profile.
71 - Layla of Qingfibre from the UK dyes yarns on several different bases (yak anyone? :) to create beautiful yarns both solid and with speckles of color. You can find her shop updates, color reveals, yarn clubs, and more on her Instagram profile and her gorgeous yarns to include a bright orange, gorgeous purples, and much more as well as patterns on her website.
72 - Paca La Alpaca Yarns from Spain creates gorgeously colored yarns of all bases (fingering, mohair silk, DK, singles, and more) and colors (dragonfruit is a beautiful pink with small specks of other colors, Kryptonite a vibrant green, and so many more). You can find fade kits for multiple types of sweaters patterns, knitted swatches of several of her yarns, and much more on her website in both English and Spanish. Her Instagram profile is full of these beautiful yarns and where you can find her updates and other announcements.
73 - Amy of Stranded Dyeworks from the UK dyes beautiful yarns in several different bases (from lace to aran and DK) and colors (vibrant oranges to deep purples to heavenly blues) to include an exclusive BFL/Bamboo blend for a physical shop in Bristol, UK and an awesome podcast on YouTube called Stranded Podcast. You can find unique, one of a kind colorways called Paintbox on her website (along with all her yarn). These Paintbox colorways are truly awesome from experiments in color or happy accidents that she can never repeat. Her Instagram profile is a great way to see all of the different colors of yarns she has created over the years, shop updates and other announcements.
74 - Hafdís of Vivid Wool from Iceland creates stunning colors inspired on the gorgeous landscape surrounding her in Iceland. She has beautifully colored yarns from vivid blues, purples, and reds, to gorgeous multi-tones like the picture to the right on merino nylon yak yarn base. You can find her shop updates, yarn reveals, and other announcements on her Instagram profile and find all of her amazing yarn on her website.
75 - Ovis et cetera from mostly South American and Europe sources with natural, non-superwashed yarns. She creates beautifully colored yarn on several different yarn bases to include ramie (a plant fiber that gives shine, drape, and is antibacterial) and a variety of different sheep’s wool. You can find her gorgeous colored yarns on her Instagram profile and website as well as shop updates and other announcements.
76 - Tukuwool is Finnish wool all made and spun from Finland and has some beautiful colors on all sizes of yarn! She stocks her own physical yarn shop in Finland as well as being able to ship worldwide. Beautiful colors that have been used in so many inspirational knits! Her Instagram profile has the latest shop updates, yarn updates and awesome project yarn color combinations and much more! Her website has not only her gorgeous yarns but also knitting needles, knitting and crochet patterns, yarn clubs and much more!
77 - Natacha of artemisyarns is from France and her gorgeous yarns are inspired by greek mythology (like the ones in the picture to the left). Her Instagram profile and website are full of gorgeous yarns with names like Golden Fleece, Nectar, Lightening Bolt (very well named as this one is a bright yellow), and Athena.
79 - Karen of Miss La Motte Yarns from South Africa has created some gorgeous speckled and solid yarn on merino wool. She’s also an artist and considers yarn as just another medium for creating art. There are a large variety of yarns to include yarn sets and 7 yarn bases for some beautiful colors like Underwater Love (blue, purple, grey) and Inky Pool (gorgeous blue-green mix). You can see her updates and latest creations on her Instagram profile and purchase them from her website.
80 - Madeleine of Yama Yarn of South Africa has created some truly inspirational colorways as seen in her picture to the right. They are gorgeous in color and lovely in final products, many of which can be seen on her Instagram profile, where she also has shop updates, yarn reveals and other announcements. You can find her yarns, knitting accessories, undyed wool, dyed roving and more exclusively on her website.
81 - EsTeresa Yarn Creations from South Africa is a mother and daughter team that create gorgeous hand dyed yarns. They sell from their Facebook store and their updates as well as gorgeous pictures of their yarns and behind the scenes looks can be found on their Instagram profile.
82 - Hannah of Circus Tonic Handmade is a dyer of yarns from Australia who once was a molecular geneticist. Her lovely colorways are inspired by the beautiful nature surrounding her. She has both a fade shawl yarn club and a sock yarn club but will often have new and unique yarn clubs with different themes based on Australia such as gemstones, Australian butterflies and more. Her Instagram profile is full of gorgeous yarns in vibrant pinks, blues, greens, neutrals as well as shop updates and other announcements. You can find her wonderful yarn and yarn clubs on her website .
83 - Kylie of Fiber Lily from Australia has created some wonderful colorways as well as the Charming Yarn Society and Inspirations Yarn Club. Her Instagram profile highlights her beautiful yarns (like the picture to the left), shop updates and when each month’s Inspirations Yarn Club sign-ups open. You can find all of her yarns, other locations to get her yarns, yarn club signups, Fiber Lily rewards and more on her website.
84 - Angela of Blackwattle Alpaca Yarn and Fibre from Australia creates artisan hand dyed and natural alpaca yarn sourced from her alpacas on her farm. They are hosting the Fiber with Friends retreat on the farm this year in September where you can learn more about the alpacas, have workshops on all things fiber and enjoy some of the local wineries. Her Instagram profile is full of gorgeous colored yarn skeins, shop announcements, updates and more. You can find more about the retreat, the alpacas, beautiful yarns, roving, fiber, and more on their website.
85 - Katrina of piratepurlyarns from Australia creates hand dyed wool from Australian sourced Polworth and Merino wool from Victoria and Tasmania. You can find her on her Instagram profile and find her marvelous yarn at her Etsy shop . A fun note is that she does what she calls Lady Luck batches where she will create a freestyle dye sessions where she creates without any record, so it makes the resulting batches unrepeatable and very limited. :)
86 - Waratah Fibres from Australia specializes in hand-dyed yarns and fibers using yarn from both the UK and Australia but inspired by Australia's breathtaking beauty. Her Instagram profile shows all her colorways, shop updates, and some fun behind the scenes looks at her business. You can find her yarns, hand dyed merino braids and more at her Etsy shop .
87 - Hanna of rosehipchick from Australia calls herself a Swede in Tasmania and has a podcast, Rose Hip Knits, on Youtube. Her Instagram profile gives behind the scenes looks at how she dyes her yarn and creates all types of fiber arts. You can find her yarn of all sizes and colors, as well as project bags and more at her Etsy shop .
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