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{Among Friends} Current Yarn Clubs

Outlander | A Spark! Yarn Club

Outlander chronicles the adventures of Claire, a married British combat nurse who time-travels between World War II and 1743 Scotland, where she falls for a Scottish warrior, Jamie. The two return as a married couple to the Scottish highlands to Jamie’s home at Lallybroch. As the story unfolds Jamie’s and Claire’s adventures will continue amidst the finery and political intrigue of the French court before they return again to the highlands. This yarn and pattern club will feature character-inspired yarns and goodies in an every-other-month package.

The literature-inspired popular Outlander-Inspired Yarn Club adventures continue in 2016. Outlander is the first book by bestselling author Diana Gabaldon is a page turning genre bending book series (historical fiction, romance and fantasy – all at the same time).

There will be a total of six packages, shipping every other month. Each shipment will include:

  • An Outlander character-inspired skein of yarn dyed by Canon Hand Dyes*
  • A pattern (2016 will feature the following designers: Melanie Berg, Kira Dulaney, Rosemary Hill, Joji, Hilary Smith Callis and at least one other knitwear designer)
  • A project bag
  • A set of coordinating stitch markers


Outlander 12-month yarn club (six shipments):  $375 + 7.50† shipping per shipment


Outlander 12-month yarn, pattern and stitch marker option (six shipments):  $255 + 7.50†

† $9.95 for international shipments

The first shipment will be sent out after January 15, 2016, followed by shipments after the 15th of the month in March, May, July, September and November.

VERY limited memberships available!


Click above to see details of the first year of Outlander inspired yarn club.

*CANON HAND DYES is the hand-dyer and creator of the popular Downtown Abbey inspired yarn collection featured in Interweave Knits, now a 30 color collection inspired by the show’s cast of characters. Canon Hand Dyes, most recently launched a 24-color palette inspired by Jane Austen. Both collections are available in the Canon Hand Dyes Etsy shop. The Jane Austen collection can also be seen featured in the upcoming  Jane Austen Knits, available from Interweave Knits at the end of October 2015. Canon Hand Dyes also has two additional clubs: Harry Potter inspired monthly subscription club, and the Minis-skein club, 4 instalments per year in your choice of and skein quantity and yarn base(s). Sign-ups for both clubs available in the Canon Hand Dyes Ravelry forum.

Would you prefer to pay in instalments? Please email us and we’ll set that up for you. 

Outlander Club

All-American: Take 3

All-American-3-Notebook-AdJoin us as we continue to explore the wonderful yarns the US has to offer.  In this newest instalment, {Among Friends} All-American Yarn Club features 4 American dyers who are dying all-American breeds, along with 2 custom patterns. Included in each shipment will be pattern suggestions plus some background on each yarn. This 4-shipment club will ship on the 15th of every other month (April 2016 – October 2016). The first shipment will be sent out on 4/15/16 and sign-ups will be open from 12/1/15 until 3/15 or whenever the club sells out. We look forward to you joining us on this exciting adventure knitting the best of the US wool yarns!

Sign up to have this series of club boxes featuring All American yarns delivered to your door for $180 + $10 shipping and handling ($35 international shipping).

The first packages will be shipped out the week of  April 15, 2016.

Club Package (with Shipping)

Best of the California Wine Country | Yarn Club for the Impatient
Ready to Ship Immediately

Wine-Country-NotebookThe wine country of California spans both Napa and Sonoma valley and is the second most popular tourist spot in the state. Visitors come to taste our world renowned wine and food and experience our breath-taking vistas.  We are also lucky to be home to some wonderful fiber artists and farmers.  Join us as we share with you some of what makes the wine country so special.

Sign up to have this box full of the best of the California Wine Country delivered to your door for $175 + $15 shipping and handling ($20 international shipping).


  • 3-5 skeins of hand dyed yarn featuring local Wine Country dyers and local designers, including Alchemy, Sincere Sheep and Twirl Yarns
  • A sampling of the best handcrafted treats the California Wine Country has to offer
  • Goods from some of our favorite local makers (A bag? A mug? Cards? A poster? We’re keeping it a surprise!)
  • Other treats that highlight the best of our geographic region (world famous chocolate made locally, locally roasted coffee, delicious candy or tea).

Club package ready to ship out immediately upon purchase.

Club Package (with Shipping)

JaMPDX & Knitted Wit Mini Cozy Box

Cozy-Yarn-LabeledThis lovely trio of goodies from the Pacific Northwest includes: 1 skein of Targhee Shimmer by Knitted Wit, a mug featuring a ball of yarn and the word ‘Cozy’ piped on it by JaMPDX and ginger peach tea.

$65 + shipping ($10, $25 international)

Mini Cozy Box with Shipping