StitchNoir

Stitch Noir

Hamilton, Canada

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Announcement    NO SHIPPING: Between July 13 and July 18, 2021. My next shipping date will be Monday, July 19, 2021.

Shop by weight via the search function. ( Search for DK, sock, etc to see those listings as listings are by colourway with weight variations nestled in the listing.)

Stitch Noir is now mainly at www.stitchnoir.com
Many of the products here on ETSY that are listed DYED TO ORDER may actually be in stock and Ready to Ship through my website.
Dyed to Order items are typically completed within a week but I ask for 1-2 weeks just in case :)

Announcement

Last updated on Jul 13, 2021

NO SHIPPING: Between July 13 and July 18, 2021. My next shipping date will be Monday, July 19, 2021.

Shop by weight via the search function. ( Search for DK, sock, etc to see those listings as listings are by colourway with weight variations nestled in the listing.)

Stitch Noir is now mainly at www.stitchnoir.com
Many of the products here on ETSY that are listed DYED TO ORDER may actually be in stock and Ready to Ship through my website.
Dyed to Order items are typically completed within a week but I ask for 1-2 weeks just in case :)

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Sheep Pin

$12.57

Amanda Hyde

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Amanda Hyde

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About StitchNoir

Sales 635
On Etsy since 2010

Falling down the rabbit hole into the obsession that is fibre arts!

Welcome to my website! Stitch Noir is based in Hamilton, ON Canada and is run by one person, Me!
My name is Amanda and I personally dye all the yarn and fibre you see on this website, in my home!
By purchasing yarns and fibre from Stitch Noir, you are supporting a small local artisan who creates for the love of creating!

I started dyeing small batches of handpainted, heavily speckled and saturated yarns in 2018 and years later, I still have so much fun in my dye lab…AKA my basement! I love dark and saturated colours….sometimes you’ll find some pastels in the mix….but be sure, they were accidents! Lol

I specialize in unique OOAK gradient sets in a variety of bases, weights and yardage. Every gradient is a one of a kind creation, even when dyed using the same colours as another.

I like to keep my colourways quirky and fun and I approach each dye pan and undyed skein as a work of art.
The good thing about that approach is that I get all sorts of interesting colour combinations, sometimes with little help from me at all! The pans take on a life of their own and there’s a freedom in playing while I work that I really enjoy!

The down side to this approach is that although I keep notes about how I create colourways, my measurements aren’t exact and batch to batch, the colourway may shift slightly. My dyeing is my creative outlet and if I bring in numbers and percentages, I will get lost in the math and lose the fun quirkiness that I really enjoy!

BUT on a more business-y note, SWEATER AMOUNTS are available. I highly recommend buying the amount of yarn you need for a project because I can’t guarantee 100% matching from batch to batch. If you need three or more skeins, and I don’t have the skeins from the same batch number available, I will dye them to order to ensure they match as closely as possible. I say match but as with any hand-dyed yarn, one can expect some slight variation from skein to skein.

I have been interested in fibre and yarn since 2011, which is when I learned to crochet my first granny square. Crochet made sense…numbers, stitches, patterns…. My skills grew from there and soon I was selling finished items online (especially Skull Shawls….lots and lots of skull shawls!)

Soon I taught myself to knit and then a friend sat me down at her Ashford Traditional to try spinning and I was immediately hooked on that as well!

Effectively, I was following the fibre trail but moving backwards in the process. My brother-in-law has sheep…which gave me access to raw fleece…..

Learning to dye was just a matter of time!

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  • Amanda Hyde

    Owner

    www.stitchnoir.com

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Last updated on March 19, 2021
Welcome to Stitch Noir!

My name is Amanda and I am a small batch indie dyer based in Hamilton ON.

PLS NOTE: The majority of my Etsy items are listed as Dyed to Order and typically can be dyed within a few days. More products and Ready to Ship products can be found by visiting my website: www.stitchnoir.com

I like to keep my colourways quirky and fun and I approach each dye pan and undyed skein as a work of art.
It is my creative outlet and the good thing about that approach is that I get all sorts of interesting colour combinations, sometimes with little help from me at all! The pans take on a life of their own and there’s a freedom in playing while I dye that I really enjoy!

I dye small batches of yarn, although I do also have repeatable colourways….well, as “repeatable” as I can manage, everything being hand-dyed.

I love dark, saturated, and high contrast yarn so that is what you will find. The more dye, the better!
I also have discovered a love of working with neon and fluorescent dyes and, although sometimes you’ll find pastels in the mix, you can be sure, they were accidents!

SWEATER QUANTITIES are available and if you order 3 or more skeins, they are dyed upon ordering to ensure that all skeins are similar.

YARN BASES I carry a variety of bases and you can find them detailed at https://stitchnoir.com/yarn-bases/

Outside of Etsy, you can find me in various other corners of the internet:

Website & Main Shop: www.stitchnoir.com
Instagram: @stitchnoirfibrearts
Pinterest: amandaphyde
Twitter: adashofnoir
Ravelry: stitchnoir

Cheers!
~Amanda

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
I generally do not accept returns, but if there is a defect with an item, please get in touch and we will work together to solve the issue. Please remember when messaging me that I am a single individual who dyes yarn in her home "lab", not a large faceless business.

The following are not considered defects:
1) knots - although I do my best to avoid yarn with multiple knots, millers may at times supply me with skeins containing knots
2) a tangled skein - please use care when unwinding/rewinding skeins
3) slight light spots - sometimes in hand dyed yarn there are spots dyed slightly lighter, this is due to the inherent nature/the beauty of hand painted yarn and may occur
4) differences between skeins - no two hand dyed skeins will be exactly alike
5) cut yarn - please use care when opening packages as accidentally cut yarn is not considered a defect
Shipping
SHIPPING: Expedited within Canada w/tracking. Airmail or Priority or First Class in the US via USPS.

FREE SHIPPING: If you live in or near Hamilton ON avoid charges with the code PICKUP and then we can arrange a pickup or delivery.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom Orders: If you are interested in a custom order, drop me a line and we can discuss. A down payment will be required.
Please note, down payments are non-refundable.

Large/Sweater Quantities:
1) Large quantities are available for many of my colourways. Please message for details.
2) Any order of 3 or more skeins may be dyed to order to ensure all yarns are from a similar batch.