Close

No products in the cart.

Silk

By Gina Rockenwagner on July 21, 2020

You’ve probably heard all about silk, but do you know what makes it so special? Silk is a type of natural protein fiber made by silk worms. Silk has a vibrant history as it is one of the oldest commercially made fibers. When dyed, silk takes color quickly and easily. You can use any dye you would use for wool or other animal fiber to dye silk. It has a subtle luster like gold, and a soft hand, with excellent drape. All of these qualities make silk a popular favorite for dyers and knitters alike! Try dyeing one of Knomad’s silk blends like SAND DUNE, SANDSTONE, IVORY, or MAGNOLIA and experience the special magic of silk yourself.

Share:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


We know fibre, you know dye; that makes us a pretty good team. We’re specialists in worldly natural fibres, blending them for just the right balance of strength, softness, and elasticity. We have a quality yarn for every creative journey you wish to embark on.

But when it comes to color, you’re the expert (we’re just here to marvel).

Sign up for our newsletter today and be the first to know when we publish a new blog post.

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 …
READ MORE
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 …
READ MORE
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
knomad yarns undyed 02

Behind the scenes at our yarn mill!

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