Podcast 260: Handsome Handpaints

Everyone loves a colorful yarn, and we’ve always been particularly proud of our gorgeous sock yarn, Hawthorne. Inspired by the crush we all have on the newest addition to the Knit Picks lineup, Hawthorne Tonal, we thought we’d take some time to explore hand painted yarn, from both technical and aesthetic points of view

Knit Picks Podcast, Episode 260: Handsome Handpaints - Hawthorne Tonal hand painted sock yarn

To get us started, Knit Picks Director Alison and Outreach Director Stacey give us an overview of how each of the Hawthorne yarns get their brilliant colors, along with some tips for working with the idiosyncracies that can come with such beautifully unique hand dyed yarns.

Then, our artistically inclined Marketing Director Jennifer and Art Director Heidi talk a bit about color, with some anecdotes, strategies and examples for combining handpainted yarns.


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