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Category: Egret

Step by Step Turmeric Dye

Step by Step Turmeric Dye

January 7th, 2021

Turmeric is a bright golden spice that you can find in most grocery stores. It is commonly used in curries and recently in golden milk. If you have ever cooked with it, you probably know that it stains bright gold very easily. This staining effect can be used to our advantage to create a beautiful golden yarn in your own kitchen! The warm golden color of turmeric pairs perfectly with soft, and squishy yarn like Stratus that is perfect for knitting...

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How To Dye an Easy Gradient on KNOMAD Sandstone

How To Dye an Easy Gradient on KNOMAD Sandstone

November 25th, 2020

undeyed yarn foy dye Have you ever tried to hand dye a gradient on bare yarn? Many tutorials you will find online instruct you to make a gigantic loop of yarn. I tried to make a 50-foot long skein once. The whole endeavor had me tangled in knots! Not only did I transform my living room into a giant swift, but my cats were thrilled I created this cozy play structure for them! READ MORE

Two color kettle dye on STRATUS

Two color kettle dye on STRATUS

September 17th, 2020

extra fine merino wool 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!  READ MORE

Transform Bare Yarn with Avocado

Transform Bare Yarn with Avocado

September 2nd, 2020

Avocados are already a versatile food, but did you know you can use the pits and skins to dye a range of shades from blush pink and dusty rose to soft browns with undertones of peach?! Next time you whip up a bowl of guac, be sure to save the skins and pits for your next dyeing adventure.   Dyeing with avocados is a very simple process; all it requires is a bit...

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Kids Sweater in EGRET Fine Organic Merino Wool Yarn

Kids Sweater in EGRET Fine Organic Merino Wool Yarn

June 24th, 2020

sweater merino yarn As dyers, we are always thinking of the end use of the yarn we dye. Who will knit, crochet, or create other fiber art with our yarn? Will it become a garment, an accessory, or another type of functional art? At Knomad, we also have knitters in mind when we create our yarn. We know what a delight it is to knit with the finest quality fibers so we seek out only the...

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What we’re dyeing with Egret organic merino bare yarn

What we’re dyeing with Egret organic merino bare yarn

June 17th, 2020

Our Egret yarn is stunning in its simplicity. A single ply of fine organic merino wool gives off a subtle halo. At 437 yards per 100 gram hank, this luxurious undyed yarn is plenty soft for next to skin wear, making it perfect for sweaters and accessories like scarves and cowls. We’ve recently dropped the price on our Egret yarn. To celebrate, were sharing 4 beautiful skeins we dyed. Have you tried dyeing with our Egret 100% merino wool bare...

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Merino Wool

Merino Wool

June 2nd, 2020

Today in our video series, learn more about our ethically sourced Merino wool! Our merino wool is sourced from Uruguay and Argentina, with a mulesing free certification. Dye with confidence, knowing that Knomad’s Merino wool is sourced with a high standard of ethics, from trusted suppliers. Let’s dig into what makes merino yarn so special and lovely to work with!

What's Merino Wool?, Why Choose It?

Merino wool is a soft yet hardy fiber, which makes it a popular favorite...

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How to dye speckles with Egret bare yarn

How to dye speckles with Egret bare yarn

May 11th, 2020

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! undyed yarn egret   Light and soft as a cloud, the fine merino wool used to make this yarn has an unparalleled softness. It is also organic, making it as gentle on...

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natural dyes for wool

Natural Dyes for Wool: Acorns + Iron

As an amateur, experimental natural dyer, I love playing with the potential colors that …
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SUPERWASH VS NON SUPERWASH WOOL

Superwash vs Non Superwash Wool: Conventional Acid Dyes

“What is the difference between superwash and non superwash wool?” is a question we …
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Multicolor yarn

Color pooling

Multicolor yarn is so fun to work with and relatively easy to achieve. One of …
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Turmeric Dye

Step by Step Turmeric Dye

Turmeric is a bright golden spice that you can find in most grocery stores. It …
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