California maker Diana Mokaya creates fun spinning, knit and crochet accessories, “with the assistance of my Master Engineer husband, Frank.” Fiber Swag sells direct to crafters and also creates custom swag for businesses.
New York maker Ro says, “Wool to yarn, loom to fabric, idea to image, art to craft. I use my art as a way to empower myself as a disabled maker with chronic health challenges. Through the ritual of making and creating I remind myself that this magic is a real power that I wield. I am this magic … and friends, you are this magic, too.” Great project bags, mugs and more.
Mahogany Mommies was launched in February 2020 by founder Joi Cobb, a Black mom of three, and high school business teacher. While dealing with depression and struggling financially, Joi decided to finally bet on herself. Amazing totes, T-shirts, hoodies and more. Mahogany Mommies ships only to the US at this time.
Bonnie T is the Arizona knitter and accessory seller behind Yank Your Yarn, home of pop-culture-inpired, snag-free stitch markers. There are scores of stitch markers, progress keepers, row markers and more, with hilarious names like He Meant Stay Blonde, Ponyboy.
Arianna is an Italian designer living in the US. “Knitting brings together my love for DIY and my work as an architect,” Arianna says. “My mission has always been to molding a true-for-yourself life.” In addition to creating beautiful patterns, Arianna offers a charming collection of accessories.
ARTIFACT is a small team of Omaha artisans using reclaimed industrial equipment to create handmade bags and a lot more. These products are ethically produced and are built to last. They’ll also do repairs at a nominal fee. ARTIFACT has a number of product lines for yarnies, dog lovers, musicians and more.