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Field trip to Saco River

Today we’re taking you behind the scenes to show you where Arbor gets its vibrant color: all aboard the bus for a field trip to Saco River Dyehouse! When we set out to create a new palette of solid colors for Arbor, we felt Saco River Dyehouse in Biddeford, Maine would be the ideal partner for the job. We first worked with them on the colors for Plains, our single-batch Rambouillet laceweight, and the chance to collaborate on a fuller range of colors for Arbor was truly exciting. Apart from their skill at creating beautiful hues, Saco River stands apart...

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Video: On the Ground in Red Hook, Brooklyn

Our shoot for BT Fall 14 took place in Red Hook, Brooklyn – the perfect backdrop for our fisherman-inspired knitwear. We wrote a bit about the neighborhood in our lookbook feature, and shot a companion video piece to go along with the article which we're sharing today! The footage serves as a sort of visual journal of our own experience there – and sought to capture the character of Red Hook today. We've reposted the article below, too– hope you enjoy! . [embed width="853" height="480"]https://youtu.be/AxXRQipJT3c[/embed] . Nineteenth-century engravings show Red Hook, Brooklyn as a blunt spade of land bristling with steeples...

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Madrona-bound

This week we're heading out west for Madrona Fiber Arts in Tacoma, Washington. Madrona is a special show that is well-loved by so many, and for good reason! Several aspects make this one of my own personal favorites among knitting events: the intimate and friendly vibe, the glass-art-filled hotel, a strong communal love of natural fibers, and a line-up of standout instructors and vendors to name a few. (Admittedly, I'm also biased by the fact that the event is held in my home town.) We will be staked out in the marketplace all weekend – sharing a large booth with...

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