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The Yarnit... Brilliant new yarn artist accessory

A project in Cooperstown, NY by Kate Sullivan

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An innovative, multi-functional, American made yarn globe. Protects your precious yarn, increases your knitting and crochet enjoyment.
Backers: 723
Average Pledge Per Backer: $101

Funded: $73,049 of $55,000
Dates: May 12th -> Jun 16th (35 days)
Project By: Kate Sullivan
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Latest News

Only a Few Hours Left!

June 16th - via:
Time is almost up, and thanks to YOU we have unlocked almost EVERY stretch goal! You can now add on to your pledge exclusive Orange or Teal bases, our Stop Tripping On Your Balls T-Shirt, two different Holiday Yarnit Designs, or a Quick-Knit complete... (Read More)

Holiday Yarnits - JUST IN TIME!

June 15th - via:
With only 24 hours left, we hope you'll forgive us 2 updates in a day. But we've had a TON of demand for holiday Yarnits after our little tease a few days ago, so here they are! We'll make these available when we hit 700 backers. As of this writing... (Read More)

2 Stretch Goals Down - So Here's 2 More!!!

June 15th - via:
WOW! With only 1 day to go, we've blown STRAIGHT THROUGH our first two stretch goals - you can now add an EXCLUSIVE Orange Base or Teal Base for your Yarnit just by increasing your pledge $9 if you haven't already. We still have our awesome "Stop... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Are Here!

June 13th - via:
Thanks to all you wonderful people the Big Sully will be a reality! But we still need your help - the cost of tooling the factory is nearly double our Kickstarter goal. But that's why we have some awesome STRETCH GOALS! What Is A Stretch Goal?A... (Read More)

AddOn Tutorial, Stretch Goals!

June 9th - via:
We've had TONS of people use our new AddOn program, and thanks to you we're almost completely funded!  But we've had a lot of questions about how to purchase AddOns, so we put together this step-by-step video tutorial for you! Stretch Goals!Since... (Read More)

You Won't BELIEVE Who's Talking About Us!

June 7th - via:
If you love Yarnit, you're in good company! We got the chance to show off the Yarnit at Celebrity Connected, and you won't believe who we met! But what's more, they're all positively raving about Yarnit! We're almost there, and when we get to 90%... (Read More)

AddOns! Your rewards, your way

June 6th - via:
Want an extra Yarnit? Or multiple rewards levels? Maybe you just need an extra set of stitch markers, or you'd like to upgrade your Yarnit to a specialty design? Now you can! Just follow the simple instructions below and check out the menu of... (Read More)

Exclusives, Add-Ons, and Stretch Goals!

June 3rd - via:
Did you know these Yarnit's are EXCLUSIVE to Kickstarter?! Each one is handmade with love and takes a TON of time and effort - so we want to offer them to YOU to show our appreciation. The "footprints", "dolphin", and "midnight star" designs are... (Read More)

We Want To Thank You With Cash Back!

May 31st - via:
If you love the YarnIt, and you love FREE MONEY, you'll love this! Thanks to all of you we're 60% funded with 16 days to go! And we want to thank you for helping us meet our goals by giving you the chance to get paid for your support! Because we want... (Read More)

Happy Memorial day

May 27th - via:
Have a wonderful weekend all. I know you wont forget about me and the Sully. I know those of you who have pledged want to see this win and I appreciate you more than you will know. We will be working to keep the word circulating. No rest for the... (Read More)

Half way home - Lets Celebrate

May 26th - via:
Congratulations to all of you who have had the kindness to pledge to our fundraiser. We have made it half way. Raise half the money and we are half way done. Here's to keeping the momentum going and we will all be doing the happy dance on the 17th.... (Read More)

The Sully and a tote

May 24th - via:
Hey there Quite a few of you have emailed me asking for a reward level that included a Sully and a Yarnit tote  ......  so we have listened and done this. For those of you who asked for this It is pledge #14 and ready for your pledge. Others have... (Read More)


May 24th - via:
We are doing great but still have a long way to go. Please don't forget to tell everyone you know about The Big Sully so we can all have a new member of the beloved Yarnit family. Can you imagine the great Christmas gifts you are going to be making... (Read More)

Another day and a little closer

May 20th - via:
It's 1am here and I have been pounding my keyboard all day reaching out to everyone who will listen to tell them about my project. With no money for all these PR firms that are hounding me with promises of taking my project to the moon, I am working... (Read More)

Our Newest Reward Levels

May 18th - via:
I see that a lot of you are taking advantage of our new reward levels. This is great to see. A couple of you have asked for a tote to be added to the reward that offers two Big Sully's and at this time I think it may make things to complicated ........ (Read More)

New Reward Level

May 18th - via:
About 50 of you emailed saying you would like 2 new reward levels added and we have listened. Please see below and of course you can always contact me directly at with any questions of comments. Pledge $125 or more Our ZEN package... (Read More)


May 17th - via:
I have had a request for a reward that will contain EVERYTHING. Our regular Yarnit, a Big Sully, a Yarnit Tote and a set of bases loaded. Is this a reward you would be interested in? Let me know answering me at  (Read More)

How the BIG SULLY got its name

May 17th - via:
How the BIG SULLY got its name. I have the most wonderful imaginative grandson named Cooper. Just turned 10 yr but at age 8 he went into my studio and came out declaring he had cleaned it all up. We make the Yarnit in other colors, pink, purple etc... (Read More)

You wonderful people

May 17th - via:
I have shouted out on Facebook about all you wonderful people who have so far shown the love and courage to pledge to me and my project the BIG SULLY. This Kickstarter is an ALL or NOTHING platform so either I meet my goal or I get nothing and you... (Read More)

a Great start

May 12th - via:
I was so nervous doing this and of course hope sincerely that we succeed. Thanks so much for those of you who so quickly jumped in. Without question you are the BEST. Please share this link on all your social media sites . We need to reach far and... (Read More)

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