Uruguay-based Malabrigo Yarns announced today that it has acquired Minnesota yarn company Blue Sky Fibers. Both are family businesses.
In this podcast episode, Cheryl Ham talks about her journey from working a day job and dyeing yarn as a hobby to starting a sold-out indie dyed yarn subscription box business.
Knitwear designer and yoga instructor, Liza Laird, chose to self-publish her new book, The Yoga of Yarn, assembling a team to edit, illustrate, and photograph it. She is doing the warehousing and distribution herself.
In this podcast interview, Amy Small talks about how she came to found Knit Collage, her artisan yarn brand. From being a sweater designer for Free People traveling all over Asia, to creating unique chunky yarns that incorporate her love of “trinkets,” this is truly an inspiring entrepreneurial journey!
In this podcast interview, Nicole Snow, the founder of Darn Good yarn, explains how she came to run an import business of cast-off silk yarns from India and how she’s expanded the business over the years to include women’s garments.
Trends aren’t just about what’s literally being shown on the runway. They’re a temperature check on people’s feelings about the recent past and near future. Here are some of the big trends in knitwear to watch over the next year, and the ideas driving them forward.
Premier Needle Arts, a Blue Point Capital Partners portfolio company, announced today the acquisition of Berroco, Inc., a leading supplier of knitting and crochet yarns and patterns serving local yarn shops and ecommerce retailers.
In this podcast episode, Cecilia Neslon-Hurt talks about the development of her career working in diversity, equity, and inclusion both for national corporations and in the fiber arts community.
Local Yarn Store Day is a special event designed to bring consumers into local yarn stores. It’s taking place for the fourth time and will be held this year on April 17, 2021.
Missouri Star is opening a yarn shop. One Big Happy Yarn Co. will be both a brick-and-mortar in Hamilton, MO and will offer ecommerce.