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Archive of the Month: May 2020

Resist Dyeing with Spark

Resist Dyeing with Spark

Tie dye is all the rage right now! You can find this colorful technique splashed across t-shirts, sweatpants and home textiles. We thought it’d be fun to give tie dye a try on yarn.  We chose to work with a bare yarn base from Knomad called SPARK. Spark is made from fine merino wool. This […]

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How Undyed Yarn is Made – Meet the Master Sorters, Miriam and Lourdes

How Undyed Yarn is Made – Meet the Master Sorters, Miriam and Lourdes

Today in our video series “How Undyed Yarn is Made”, we’re meeting Miriam and Lourdes, two of the master sorters at the Arequipa, Perú based mill we work with. This process is special to the Alpaca yarn production process. Alpaca is a species of South American camelid closely related to llamas. This region has raised […]

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How to dye speckles with Egret bare yarn

How to dye speckles with Egret bare yarn

At first glance, our Egret yarn is as simple as can be. This 100% merino yarn is a single ply in a fingering weight, with a slight glow, like morning fog. But our Egret bare yarn is more than meets the eye!   Light and soft as a cloud, the fine merino wool used to […]

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Behind the scenes at our yarn mill!

Behind the scenes at our yarn mill!

 Next up in our video series, I share a behind the scenes look at the state of the art mill that produces some of our yarn. We’ll meet some of the people who help make our yarn, and learn about some of the ethical and sustainable values behind Knomad. We know you have choices […]

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