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CLAN OF IGORS APRIL 2020: NIGHT OF THE LEPUS (1972)
🐇 These wascally wabbits might not hail from Caerbannog, but they're just as deadly 🐇 There are just a few spots left for April and sign ups will close on Saturday the 28th at midnight (yes, that's a bit early,...
COVID-19 / Corona Virus & order fulfillment
Due to the self-quarantine in the Netherlands, we will not be shipping out orders regularly until at least April 6th of 2020. I (Petra) am chronically ill and immunocompromised. In normal situations my conditions are manageable, but with COVID-19 spreading, going...
Instagram Live with Stephen West!
Whatever you had planned for tomorrow evening (Wednesday the 26th of February 2020), make sure it combines well with hanging out with these 2 weirdos!I'll be crashing @westknits peaceful Wednesday evening around 7PM Amsterdam time for a live stream trying to finagle...
CLAN OF IGORS MARCH 2020: THE DEADLY BEES (1966)
Keeping the insectoid theme going for another month, we're diving into one of the most craptastic 'killer animals' films I've ever seen.  The Deadly Bees is a perfect storm of horrible re-writes of an otherwise decent novel by H.F. Heard,...
Clan of Igors February 2020: THEM!
Okay, they might not be as schmexy as Ant-Man star Paul Rudd, but the ants in this 1954 movie are pretty friggin cool.  Them! Was the first 'big bug' movie and one of the first movies to feature radiation induced...
Lowered Shipping Fees!
Thanks to some changes in the Dutch postal system we are able to offer lower shipping fees!⁠This has also enabled us to include almost every European country into the free shipping at €180,- tier. Click here to check if your...
Aran't you happy I did the math for you?
New year, new projects, and I've already cast on 3 in the past week...  I couldn't help myself and had to put some color combo's together for Stephen West's Monsieur Plastique pattern. And as soon as Mr. Otter saw these, and the...
FREE PIN FOR ALL ORDERS OVER €40,-*
Update: We're extending the free pins until December 31st! The longest night is coming here in the Undercover Otter hemisphere and we want to celebrate the solstice with you guys. Until December 31st at midnight we're giving away a free...
ATTACK OF THE IGORS!
Now that we've properly started dyeing in our new studio it is about time we did an online shop update don't you think? We wanted to get some creative juices flowing, which is why we've made this shop update all...
15% DISCOUNT ON EVERYTHING!
Undercover Otter is participating in this round of Fibreshare! Use the code below and get a 15% discount on our website. Hurry though, you have until Sunday the 24th to redeem this code. This is the perfect time to get some...
Battshit Crazy
When I decided to make a dent in the stock of fibers we have I was optimistic. I mean, who doesn't love some hand dyed spinnable (or feltable) goodness!   After dyeing a ton of roving (which you can find on the...
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Our Clan of Igors inspiration in the festive month of Candlenights is Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas from 1993. This is one of my favorite Christmas movies (next to Die Hard, yes, Die Hard is a Christmas movie, FIGHT...
❕ ANNOUNCEMENT ❕ ⁠Regarding Barcelona Knits
Due to personal circumstances Undercover Otter will not be present at Barcelona Knits next week. ⁠ ⁠We are very sorry for any disappointment this causes, and are certain you will all have an amazing time at the festival (the line...
Dyed to Order
I WILL DO ANYTHING FOR YOU... ...including thát. If by thát you mean custom dyeing whatever amount of yarn you want in whichever repeatable colorway we carry at Undercover Otter. Our new studio is starting to feel like home and...
Welcome to the Island of Misfit Skeins!
Every now and then there are skeins of yarn who get stuck on the island. Sometimes it's because their dye-bath siblings got bought for a sweater, and they were just not needed to make that specific garment. Other times they...
JASON TIME!
It's almost Friday the 13th and that means we're giving you a 13% discount on all orders over €60,-. You didn't think we had forgotten about our favorite camping ground did you?! You have until Sunday the 15th midnight Amsterdam...
Demon Traps Everywhere
As I've mentioned in my previous blog, we've started working on our new studio. Most importantly, the walls are now painted (we mixed in some holy water with the paint) and we've busted our asses off this past week putting...
Our Studio is Haunted
TLDR: Our current studio is shit and we need to get out a.s.a.p. We have found a new location and since I don’t want to move all of the yarn and fibers, do me a favor and come buy some!...
August Clan of Igors Sign ups!
August Inspiration:  Young Frankenstein Marty Feldman's Igor is probably one of the most memorable one in our 2019 line up. The chemistry he and Gene Wilder have is amazing and this movie will forever be one of my favorites.  The...
Quantity Discounts
Update is live and I'd like to point out to those who haven't spotted it yet, that we now offer discount codes for yarn purchases of 6 skeins or more.⁠ Why? Cause I'm fat, and being fat is expensive when...
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