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Natural Dyes for Wool: Acorns + Iron

Natural Dyes for Wool: Acorns + Iron

January 18th, 2021

As an amateur, experimental natural dyer, I love playing with the potential colors that the world around me provides. Exploring local sources has become a secondary passion to my knitting practice and has given me a new view of the world around me. I recommend that even if you have no intention of naturally dyeing yarn for sale, you give it a try, and today’s experiment is an especially fun one. We’re dyeing...

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How to Space Dye Stratus Organic Merino Yarn

How to Space Dye Stratus Organic Merino Yarn

January 5th, 2021

Space dye yarn is a fun technique to have in your arsenal. We show you how to do it with an easy technique using plastic wrap! Learn how on our incredibly soft STRATUS, a blend of organic merino and nylon. I think this finished yarn would make an incredible pair of socks!  

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  • 1 skein of Knomad STRATUS yarn – 80% Fine Organic Merino Wool, 20% Nylon. We...

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How to dye Starry Night inspired baby alpaca yarn

How to dye Starry Night inspired baby alpaca yarn

October 12th, 2020

Baby alpaca yarn is a treasure in a dyer’s arsenal. The delicate haze of baby alpaca and its delightful warmth make it a favorite for cold weather accessories and sweaters. Alpaca are naturally gentle on the ecosystem, making their fibre an environmentally friendly choice.  It can be tricky to dye alpaca, as the fibre does take a bit of coaxing to absorb the color to the intensity you might desire. Armed with a little bit of know how, we will have...

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Community Spotlight: Annette at The Knitting Tree LA

Community Spotlight: Annette at The Knitting Tree LA

September 29th, 2020

Annette Corsinohe Knitting Tree LA At The Knitting Tree LA, Annette Corsino-Blair has a vision for creating a yarn shop that’s vibrant and welcoming to all. “I’ve recreated the neighborhood that I grew up in, which was pretty much every nationality you could think of,” says Annette. “I’ve always felt more comfortable in ethnically diverse environments. I want to build a place where everyone can come and feel welcome.” Annette co-owns The Knitting...

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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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Super Bulky Yarn Pattern Roundup

Tundra, our super bulky yarn, is perfect for stitching up a quick project like …
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The tight-knit team at Knomad lives and breathes all things yarn, and our admin …
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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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