KnitWit Yarn Shop in Maine is a great place to find local yarns, including an in-house line, as well as great accessories. Please note some kits contain clearly marked links to Ravelry.
Siobhan is the designer and natural dyer at Yarn Over Floyd, situated in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Owner Siobhan also runs a farm, and the website is full of photos and stories about the animals and other adventures. Yarn Over Floyd sells gorgeous, turned metal crochet hooks on a pre-order basis.
Erieli Knits is dedicated to making knitting, spinning, and crocheting more accessible and inclusive. “We hope to see the crafting community grow, and seek to provide valuable education material for free,” New Jersey dyer and designer Raeli says. “Taking up a new hobby can be daunting and expensive. It is our goal to demystify the fiber world, be a resource for new and potential fiber enthusiasts, and help people find ways to make their new hobby budget-friendly.”
Jennifer is the Vermont dyer and designer behind Laine & Lotus Fiber Co. Jennifer began crocheting to keep busy with something that was not cleaning while the baby napped. The obsession began and, in a very short time, Jennifer added knitting to crocheting, and then yarn dyeing. Lots of cute stitch markers and other accessories!
In addition to plenty of spinnable fibers, dyes and spinning tools, Kami of Ranching Tradition Fiber of Whitehall, Montana carries beautiful yarns made from local wool, locally spun and dyed. Offerings include everything from full-size spinning wheels to student spindles. There’s a lot to see here.