Kelp is one of the fastest growing organisms on earth and is readily available worldwide. By creating knit yarn from kelp (Laminaria Digitata) Algiknit aims to build a sustainable biodegradable fiber alternative to today's domineering petrochemical textiles. Meet AlgiKnit.
The beauty of this colour and it’s use in traditional textiles across the globe has a special allure. For me, this attraction has been purely aesthetic. Indigo is used so beautifully in traditional textiles. But once I started delving into the history of indigo (for the purposes of writing this article) I discovered that there is so much more than meets the eye.