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UP North Yarns


Monica Thoune is the maker behind UP North Yarns. “I hand-dye luxurious natural fibers/yarns in the colors I see abounding in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I gain inspiration from nature, the four seasons; gorgeous hues from my flower beds; the Great Lakes, and even the amazing colors I see in the rocks I collect from all over the UP.” There are botanical dyes using everything from avocado pits to dandelions, and the Great Lakes Inspired and Bird Series colorways are to dye for.

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  • Cream base and semi-solid minis, with photo of finished striped socks.
    Hudson Bay Sock Kit
  • Photo of raindrops on a beautiful flower, and matching variegated yarn on various bases.
  • Tonal purple braided roving.
  • Tonal green yarn and pine boughs.
    Christmas Greens



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