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Charity Makers List

​We are building a resource list of makers in the yarn community who, on an on-going basis, donate a portion of their sales to charity. These can be patterns, finished objects, or even services. If you  or someone you know would like to be included, please send us the relevant information via the submission form at […]

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Brooke Addams of Fully Spun

#ad #giveaway With your copy of @yarnpeople Issue 1 | Lace, you are entered into a giveaway for each month of the issue. Some of our advertisers have given items to the giveaway. Brooke Addams the indie dyer behind @iamfullyspun is one such advertiser. She says, “I believe that the colors around us enrich our […]

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KE and N’omi: Trans People are Models Too

When Karen sent her photos, she also sent her bio and a bit about who the models were. As “I was beginning to get a handle on my health challenges, my second child, KE, began really struggling with their identity, as well as their mental health. Assigned female at birth (AFAB), they identify as non-binary, […]

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Nathan’s Charity: the National AIDS Trust

For every Issue of yarnpeople the Guest Contributor chooses a charity. Nathan’s @sockmatician charity is the UK-based National AIDS Trust. Nathan wrote regarding his choice, “Their slogan is ‘Transforming the UK’s response to HIV’ and that’s exactly what I try to do with my openness and candor about my own HIV status.” Together we donate $1 […]

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Nathan Taylor’s Diversknitty Introduction

We are thrilled to announce Nathan Taylor @sockmatician as our Guest Contributor for Issue 1|Lace. Here is his intro from his #diversknitty intro post. #repost from @sockmatician Let’s celebrate #Diversknitty! Knitters are individual beasts. We come in all shapes, sizes, colours, genders, abilities, sexualities, and with different likes, dislikes, views, tenets, beliefs and ideas. Let’s celebrate […]

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Nathan Taylor

We are over the moon to announce that Nathan @sockmatician aka Mr Diversknitty will be a Guest Contributor for Issue 1 | Lace In the interview Nathan discusses how his designs reflect his identity, his values, & his desire to change the world. He also talks about his new book GUYS KNIT: The Instruction Manual published […]

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What is yarnpeople?

There are many, many pattern and craft channels and, of course, craft magazines in the world. But ask yourself this….how varied and diverse are the people who make and model the designs featured? Do you see designers of colour? What about people in places outside of the  US and the UK? What about the ages […]

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