Have you ever noticed that some machine-washable wools behave differently than others? It's not your imagination. We have multiple ways to shrink-proof wool, and not all are equally effective or environmentally friendly. But here's one that is.
Kristine Vejar wants to revitalize the California wool industry, and this yarn represents her first step. Vejar is the creative force behind the Oakland yarn shop A Verb for Keeping Warm.
Besides having discriminating taste in other people's yarns, which manifests itself in an astonishingly well-curated store,
For all the progress we've made over the centuries—the gadgets, the inventions, the miracle potions and cures—there are still some things upon which we really can't improve. This yarn is a perfect example.
In Peru, rural artisan and Indian farmers are using pre-Columbian farming techniques to