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GOOD NEWS EVERYBODY!

Petra Sielias store news

GOOD NEWS EVERYBODY!

WE FOUND A STUDIO!!! The days of dyeing in our 8 square meter side room are going to end pretty soon and we are super psyched about the new space. Next to 20 square meters of dye studio we will have full access to a kick-ass Makerspace! That means we can go all out with all the weird ideas we've had with lasercutters, 3D printers, woodworking and other shenanigans. First things first though, which in this case is Edinburgh Yarn Festival. We have been dyeing up a storm for Stephen & Penelope, who will be taking our Squirm Sock and...

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New Colorway: Santa Slays

Petra Sielias store news

New Colorway: Santa Slays

Welcome to Jingle Hell Santa Slays is now available for pre-order on our Squirm Sock base! Jennifer and Carla are hosting the Truly Hooked on Socks KAL at the moment, and they have asked 10 Dutch indie dyers to design a colorway inspired by the Patterns in Verity Castledine's award winning collection 'The Sockdrawer'. You can imagine our squeels of glee when we found out we would be designing the December colorway for the Rhian pattern! In good Undercover Otter tradition we're giving it a horror spin and that's how this blood red colorway with black speckles was born.

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Adventures in Shipping

Petra Sielias shipping store news

Adventures in Shipping

  At the Undercover Otter HQ we want to get the best of both worlds and pay it forward to you, our customer! Which is why we always try to find the best shipping deals so your yarn zooms through the post fast, securely and without costing you an arm and a leg. You need those to craft or walk to your LYS. In the past month we've found that a few of the untracked shipments wouldn't find their way into your stash, and we hate that. We hate it with a vigorous, throbbing passion. This is why we advise...

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Mighty Merino!

Petra Sielias store news

Mighty Merino!

We are so happy to add this delicious 100% merino powerhouse to our line of yarn bases! Mighty Merino is a superwash 4-ply yarn in fingering/sock weight. We love the subtle smooth ply, soft fiber and the crisp stitch definition this yarn adds to our range. It takes up color so vividly that it is a perfect match for Undercover Otter and we are delighted to share this base with you starting July 1st! As with all our yarns, Mighty Merino is sourced from non-mulesing breeders and dyed using professional acid dyes. We have chosen a select number of our...

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The gift of giving!

Petra Sielias gift card store news

The gift of giving!

We're almost done with the site and shop transition and we hope you will join us for the re-opening on June 1st 2017! In the mean time there is a new item in the shop. It's an awesome one that you guys have asked us about for the past year: Gift Cards!Undercover Otter gift cards are now a fact and available with values of 10, 25, 50 and 100 euro's. So if you REALLY don't want to wait till June first, give yourself, or your loved ones, a gift ahead of time.   Gift Cards are a digital item. Codes...

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