Why Knot Blog

Natural Dye Wrapup

Natural Dye Wrapup

From farm to needle..our journey begins Becoming involved in the local fibershed has been a dream of a decade for Kat of Why Knot Fibers; from the ...

July - Natural Dyes + Event

July - Natural Dyes + Event

Tomorrow evening, you'll want to head over to Wool & Honey in beautiful Leelanau County. We will be debuting our new Smitten yarn and will also...

A Woven Art Trunk Show

A Woven Art Trunk Show

  We are over the moon to be heading down to Woven Art in East Lansing this weekend! We will be bringing some of our most sumptuous yarns for yo...

Michigan League of Handweavers

Michigan League of Handweavers

Find us at the MLH Marketplace THIS weekend.  Why Knot Fibers is heading to Holland bright and early tomorrow to set up for the 2017 MLH M...

A new online home for Why knot Fibers

A new online home for Why knot Fibers

One of the things we try very hard to ensure in our show booth is that it is a visual delight, easy to find the yarn you are searching for, and...

It's Still Wool Weather

It's Still Wool Weather

In the past couple of weeks it’s felt like Michigan just cannot pick a lane, weather-wise. We’ve had more than a couple glorious, sunny and warm ...

A blank canvas...

A blank canvas...

I see the sun shining on the snow, and I’m struck with how fast we have come to this point: A new year.  Somehow, it seems to wipe clean all the ...

Knit-a-day - and snow. ALL the snow.

Knit-a-day - and snow. ALL the snow.

Well, winter finally came to the Northwest Lower Peninsula here in Michigan, and it had a good chuckled too.  We went from balmy 60s temperatures...

Spiced Cider First Reminder

Spiced Cider First Reminder

Time is almost up to order this limited colorway! There's only a week left! One week from today, we will stop taking orders for our limited-run c...

A fall special!

A fall special!

Happy Fall! This time of year seems so fleeting, yet somehow we’ve packed a lot of life in already. We continue to grow our business, work our de...

The Dog Days of Summer...and yarn

The Dog Days of Summer...and yarn

It is the dog days of summer here in Michigan. We’ve been blessed with a hotter and drier summer than normal this year, which is great for the to...

On the road again...

On the road again...

Here we are again packing up the trailer in (at least) 85-degree heat and what feels like 90% humidity.  Why do we do this?  Because we love this...