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Yarn Cartel

A yarn club by indie dyer Countess Ablaze

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Shipping & Renewal Information
  • Your box will ship on the 25th of these months: January - March - May - July - September - November. Please order by the 28th of June to get the current box. Your first box will ship by the 25th July.
  • Ships worldwide from United Kingdom
  • Subscriptions automatically renew. Cancel anytime
Yarn Cartel - yarn you don't want to hide
Choose from 3 weights of yarn and whether you want 1 or 2 skeins. Hand-dyed by Countess Ablaze in the UK, est. 2011. for knitting, crochet and fibre arts. Yarns are bold, saturated, vivid and rebellious!
  • Hand dyed yarn by Countess Ablaze
  • A magazine or newspaper written by Countess Ablaze
  • Luxury gifts by local businesses
  • A different theme each box
  • Bi-monthly so you're not drowning in yarn!

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Jun 16, 2020
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Subscribed for 2 months

This is the most beautiful yarn I received so far in a subscription box. I was waiting for two months( bi_month subscription) and I need to paid a little more because I live in USA, but worth it. I am in love completely.

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Past boxes from Yarn Cartel

Box 15 - May 2021 - The Sixth Sense

Box 15 - May 2021 - The Sixth Sense

Sent May 2021 under our theme of Everything's Sixes, this box included: - Tia Merino Lace (superwash single-ply merino wool) - Lady Persephone Sock Yarn (superwash Bluefaced Leicester wool and nylon) - Grande Merino DK (superwash Merino wool) There was a 24-page magazine with articles, imagery and a knitting pattern by Maria Kalorkoti. The gift was a vegan soap set by The Natural Spa Soaps and Pris Puddings.

Box 14 - March 2021 - Six Sides of a Die

Box 14 - March 2021 - Six Sides of a Die

Our March box featured two new yarn bases, designer stationery from Nolki, a magazine written by Countess Ablaze and dried fruit treats from The Dormen Moments.

Box 13 - January 2021 - Prism

Box 13 - January 2021 - Prism

Our first box of 2021 was all about the theme of Prisms and Issac Newton's discovery of light and colour theory. Subscribers received one or two colourways of hand-dyed yarn, a teapot and cup, teabags, a magazine written by Countess Ablaze and edible treats.

Box 12 - November 2020 - Sports Performance

Box 12 - November 2020 - Sports Performance

This box was a riot of dark moody colours on various yarn weights, with a planter by Sass & Belle, a magazine written by Countess Ablaze and a chocolate NAKD bar. Over 400 boxes were sent worldwide.

Box 11 - September 2020 - 90s Raves

Box 11 - September 2020 - 90s Raves

- The Bluefaced Baron Lace (superwash Bluefaced Leicester) - Lady Persephone Sock (superwash Bluefaced Leicester and nylon) - The Bluefaced Baron DK (superwash Bluefaced Leicester) Newspaper, WHAM bar, mini skein and a collection of handmade lip balms and hand salves by Neves Bees, from the UK.

Box 10 - July 2020 - Little Blue Pills

Box 10 - July 2020 - Little Blue Pills

Speckled hand-dyed yarns with tea from OFFBLAK and Joey Koala popcorn, based in the UK, as well as a specially written newspaper.

Box 9 - May 2020 - Laughing Gas

Box 9 - May 2020 - Laughing Gas

Highly variegated hand-dyed yarns designed to work together in a knitting or crochet project. A canvas tote bag with a sugar skull designed in our studio, a newspaper and a tube of Jelly Beans.

Box 8 - March 2020 - Chillin' in Amsterdam

Box 8 - March 2020 - Chillin' in Amsterdam

Yarns in reds and greens inspired by the Countess's trips to the capital city of the Netherlands. An eco-friendly bamboo coffee cup with rainbows and a DAIM bar or stroopwafels.

Box 5 - September 2019 - Mother's Little Helper

Box 5 - September 2019 - Mother's Little Helper

September's box was about Mother's Little Helper, aka valium. It came with hand-dyed yarn, two mini skeins, a newspaper, a pill/jewellery box and a Wham bar.

Box 1 - January 2019 - Prohibition

Box 1 - January 2019 - Prohibition

Our inaugural box features the following yarn bases, depending up which thickness you chose: LACE: Tia Merino Lace - this is new to Countess Ablaze and is single-ply superwash merino with 800 metres to the skein. FINGERING: Tia Merino - this tried and trusted yarn base is perfect for items that do not encounter much friction, such as scarves and shawls. It is definitely NOT suitable for socks. Single-ply superwash merino with 400 metres to the skein. DK: Grande Merino