Category: How to dye yarn

Resist Dyeing with Spark

Resist Dyeing with Spark

May 27th, 2020

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 soft wool is not only non superwash, but organic as well. It is spun in a plump and round 4-ply construction with lots of loft and...

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Egret Yarn – More Than Meets the Eye

Egret Yarn – More Than Meets the Eye

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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Behind the scenes at our yarn mill!

Behind the scenes at our yarn mill!

May 6th, 2020

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 when you shop for wholesale yarn, and we hope sharing our...

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Have you ever wondered how undyed yarn is created?

Have you ever wondered how undyed yarn is created?

April 24th, 2020

how to dye yarn

At Knomad, we are excited to show you how! Over the next several weeks, we're giving an inside look into how our bare yarn is made. We'll share tours of our spinning mills, special insight into our fibers and sourcing, and step-by-step videos of how our yarn is made and distributed all the way from the field to your hands. We'll introduce you to some of the incredible...

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Alternate Processes – How to dye yarn with Kool Aid Drink Mix Powder?

Alternate Processes – How to dye yarn with Kool Aid Drink Mix Powder?

February 11th, 2020

alternate processes dyeing with kool aid drink One of the most readily available sources of yarn dye is actually available at your local supermarket! Colorful products like food coloring gel and drink mix powders can be used to dye yarn some beautiful colors. Today we’ll show you how to dye yarn with Kool Aid and Hawaiian Punch drink mix powders.

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The Fine Points of Bristle

The Fine Points of Bristle

The unique blend Bristle has been one of our most popular yarns since we launched …
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alternate processes dyeing with kool aid drink

Alternate Processes – How to dye yarn with Kool Aid Drink Mix Powder?

One of the most readily available sources of yarn dye is actually available at your …
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how to dye yarn

Have you ever wondered how undyed yarn is created?

At Knomad, we are excited to show you how! Over the next several weeks, …
READ MORE
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Behind the scenes at our yarn mill!

 Next up in our video series, I share a behind the scenes look at …
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