Our Indiegogo campaign is now live!

Our Indiegogo campaign – the crowdfunding thing I’ve been working hard at is now officially live.  We have a series of nifty perks, including a limited-edition yarn in the colorway “The Stars at Night…” shown here.  Please check it out and please share with folks who might be interested. The campaign can be found here:

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Big things ahead?!?

Hello!  This is Ana – the dye-slinger and not-very-good-about-blogging person.  I just wanted to say hello and let y’all know about some big things that are happening at Yarn Carnival.   The company is starting to get a bit bigger, and to that end, we will be launching an Indiegogo campaign that will be going

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High Wire 3 Ply

Fiber Content: 100% Superwash merino Yardage: 490 yds / 100 g Care: Machine wash Weight: Fingering / Sock Needle Size: US 2 (2.75mm) – US 7 (4.5mm) Available at: Hill Country Weavers in Austin, Texas and The Tinsmith’s Wife in Comfort, Texas as well as StevenBe in Minneapolis, MN. Please call stores to confirm availability of colors

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Beautyberry

Beautyberry knit infinity loop cowl

Inspired by the vibrant color, pointed leaves, berry clusters and graceful arching branches of the American Beautyberry bush, this infinity loop scarf echoes the Texas native plant. Knit with one skein from the center out to the edges, this lightweight-but-large loop could prove to be a wardrobe staple year-round with an arched lace structure and

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Desert Marigold

Desert Marigold crochet infinity loop cowl

Desert marigolds are a spark of bright color and softness in a dry, spiky environment. This lightweight, soft, and colorful infinity loop scarf will likewise be a spark in your environment, and is a perfect weight to lightly embrace your neck indoors or out all year long. Craft: Crochet Available on: Ravelry and Hill Country Weavers Finished Measurements: 7”

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Prairie Point

Prairie Point Crochet Wrap Skirt

Inspired by a cowgirl’s riding skirt from 1918, this simple crocheted A- line wrap skirt gets thrown for a curve at the bottom of the front panel. A quarter circle wedge interrupts the straightforward rows and brings the hem curving up to meet the side. Two layers of edging are added afterwards; one layer in

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A Girl at the Spoke

A Girl at the Spoke crochet shawl

This trapezoidal top-down shawl is worked with a top border that reflects the three-part blossoms that are pendant on the bottom edge. The central mesh section is open and drapey, with a bold stroke of color that sets it apart from the striking border. As complex as the shawl appears, it is made with 5

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Ask me anything classes

Take a class from Ana. With the patience of an angel, she’ll help you sort out your toughest knitting and crochet questions. Weekly classes Tuesdays, 10 am – 12 pm: knit and crochet at Hill Country Weavers, Austin, Texas Saturdays, 10 am – 12 pm: knit and crochet at Hill Country Weavers, Austin, Texas Check store websites for

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Snake Charmer

Fiber Content: 50% superwash merino, 50% silk Yardage:  438 yds/100 g Care: Weight: Fingering / Sock Needle Size: US 2 (2.75mm) – US 7 (4.5mm) Color:  Aubade Available at:  The Tinsmith’s Wife in Comfort, Texas Please call stores to confirm availability of colors and quantities.

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