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extra fine merino wool

Two color kettle dye on STRATUS

When KNOMAD launched, STRATUS instantly became one of my favorite yarns in the whole collection. Made from 80% extra fine merino wool and 20% nylon, the merino in STRATUS is some of the softest available. The small nylon content doesn’t noticeably affect the feel of this plump and round, 4 ply fingering weight yarn, it simply adds a touch of strength to the luxuriously soft merino!  We can’t think of a single fingering weight project that would not be beautiful in knit up in STRATUS ...
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Yarn sorting process

Continuing with our video series, today we show you the sorting process, one of the first steps in making a quality undyed yarn. When I entered the sorting area at the mill we work with in Arequipa, Perú, I felt a sense of awe. I had never seen that much fiber all in one place, let alone alpaca fiber. I’m so happy I get to bring you along on this visit from December 2019! In the video, you can see for yourself the massive warehouse ...
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Meet the Team: Alex Gernert in Customer Care

If you’ve sent us an email, or reached out using our live customer support chat, you’ve likely connected with Alex Gernert, Head of Customer Care at Knomad. Let’s meet the avid knitter who fields your burning questions about our yarn. For Alex, her role is about building relationships. “I think it’s helpful to be available to have a conversation,” she says. “Whether it’s a technical question about our website, or questions from a wholesale customer who is curious about our supply chain and wants to ...
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