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This Business Is …: BIPOC-Owned

These yarncraft-related businesses are owned by Black people, Indigenous people and other People of Color.

yarn&whiskey

Posted in Accessories, and List

US accessory maker Tammi Wilson says, “As an avid collector of African print fabric and clothing, I began to develop a line of project bags for discerning crafters using these prints. African prints make me feel elegant and fierce. To me, these prints are finery. They are spirit boosting. I want to make bags that spark that same feeling of elegance, pride, and fearlessness in others.”

Channypeascorner

Posted in Accessories, and List

US accessory maker Channy says, “It’s the yarnie pins for me. I started designing enamel pins almost two years ago, and I can say that it brings me so much joy. I hope it makes you smile every time you receive one of my pins in the mail.”

StephMadeThat

Posted in Designers, and List

Stephan Brown-Blackman is the newer US designer behind StephMadeThat, which offers designs for crochet, Tunisian Crochet and knitting. Steph is currently on Etsy, with plans…

Corin Purifoy

Posted in Designers, and List

Corin Purifoy is a knitter and crocheter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. “I believe that fiber arts are for everyone, no matter who you are,” Corin says.

FLYY Dyed

Posted in List, and Yarn

Rachel is a FLYY, fresh indie dyer from Wolverhampton in the UK. “As a lover of color and texture, dyeing yarn seems to be the…

Tsin Bikéé’ Knits

Posted in Designers, and List

Tressa Weidenaar is the Native/Dutch designer at Tsin Bikéé’ (Wooden Shoe) Knits. Tressa lives in New Mexico near the Zuni Mountains.

Quirky Monday Crafts

Posted in Designers, and List

Caleisha Ryan is the Florida-based maker behind Quirky Monday Crafts. Caleisha also hosts the Quirky Monday Craftcast. Lots of exuberant crochet designs.