Press & Awards

 

PRESS  COVERAGE

NEWSPAPERS:

The Washington Post - Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - Home & Garden Feature, Planting a natural dye garden can be easy and inexpensive by Kim Cook

East Bay Times - January 19, 2017 - 'Pussyhat' Project sends Bay Area craft stores scrambling for pink yarn by Annie Sciacca

The Mercury News - May 31, 2016 - East Bay Profile: Oakland's Kristine Vejar creates community around sustainable fashion by Jennifer Modenessi

USA Today - October 21, 2016 - 10 great knitting and yarn shops across North America by Larry Bleiberg

San Francisco Chronicle - Sunday, January 11, 2015, Food + Home, Design Feature: by Anh-Minh Le


MAGAZINES:

Better Homes & Gardens - July 2017 - Dyed & True: A textile Artist's Backyard Brims with Plants She Uses to Make A Rainbow of Natural-Fiber Dyes by Debra Prinzing

Amirisu - Summer 2017 - Issue No. 13, In Search of Natural Colors with stories from four modern dyers

Making Magazine - No.3 / Dots - Full Moon Project Bag by Kristine Vejar

Loam: Permaculture in Practice - Spring 2017 - Marigold & Madder Root: Exploring Natural Dyeing with Kristine Vejar of A Verb for Keeping Warm by Kate Weiner

Making Magazine - No. 2 / Fauna - Rosa Sachets by Kristine Vejar

Making Magazine - 2016 - No. 1 / Flora -  Constellation Bandana by Kristine Vejar

Pom Pom Quarterly - Autumn 2016 - Witches, Friends, and Fugitives by Anna Maltz

Quilters Newsletter - February/March 2016 - No. 450 - Staff Picks: Our Latest Discoveries

Taproot - November 11, 2015 - Issue 16: Shelter - Bringing it Home: Dyeing with Foraged Plants by Kristine Vejar

Food & Wine - November 2015 - Trendspotting: What's Hot Now - DIY Dyeing by Chelsea Morse

Uppercase - No. 22, July, August, September 2014, Oaxacan Natural Dyeing Workshop by Kristine Vejar

Mollie Makes - U.S. Edition, Issue 3, August 2014 - Getting to Know Kristine Vejar from A Verb for Keeping Warm

Edible East Bay - Summer 2014 - Fibershed: Fashion gets a slow-food-style makeover by Jillian Laurel Steinberger

Spin-Off - Fall 2013

Sunset Magazine - Vol. 231, Issue 4, October, 2013 - Travel: The Real Oakland by Josh Sens

Diablo Magazine
- May 2013 - Best of the East Bay 2013, Craft, Editor Pick

Interweave - Jane Austin Knits - Summer 2012

Spin-Off - Fall 2010 - Behind the Scenes feature

E-MAGAZINES:

Entangled Magazine - Issue Three - Rainbows in the Dye Pot by Donna Druchunas - February 2012

Colorways E-Mag - Keeping Warm with Natural Colors by Anne Merrow - Summer 2011

Sockupied - The Sock Round-Up - August 2010 


ONLINE:

Knitter's Review - Three Fine Wools  by Clara Parkes

KnittySpin - Issue 33, Fall 2010

Design*Sponge - July, 2011 - Oakland, Ca City Guide by Stephanie

OaklandNorth - February 26, 2012 - A Verb for Keeping Warm teaches the art, and community, of textile-making by Ryan Phillips

Fringe Association - September 10, 2013 - Our Tools, Ourselves: Kristine Vejar by Karen Templer

OaklandLocal - December 26, 2013 - Love Letter to Oakland: Golden Gate Merchants Reflect Their Eclectic Neighborhood by Laura McCamy

SFGate.com - January 19, 2015 - FOG Fair cotton pop-up celebrates a common thread by Anh-Minh Le

Design*Sponge - April 2015 - DIY Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs by Grace Bonney

Fibershed.com
- August 27, 2015 - Pioneering Modern Natural Dyes by Jess Daniels

Food52.com - December 9th, 2015 - The Art of Natural Dyeing + 6 Colors to Start With by Kristine Vejar

Design*Sponge - December 2015 - DIY Knit Hat from The Modern Natural Dyer by Grace Bonney

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator - February 17, 2016 - 9 Female Farmers Changing The Fashion Industry by Anna Brones

 

PODCASTS:

Y-Knit - Episode 18: Natural ReVerberations (Featuring A Verb for Keeping Warm)

Stash and Burn - March 4th, 2008 - Episode 47: In Stitches

Woolful Podcast - March 31st, 2015 - Episode 17: Kristine Vejar and Molly de Vries – Indian textiles, natural dyeing, perfection and living a non-disposable life

 The Eastern Shore Podcast - May 18, 2015 - Episode #33 - Kristine Vejar on Textiles, Dyeing, and the Politics of Fabric by Brock Winstead

American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast - November 2, 2015 - Episode 283 - Naturally Dyeing Fabric with Kristine Vejar by Pat Sloan

While She Naps - May 2, 2016 - Podcast Episode #72: Kristine Vejar by Abby Glassenberg

Seamwork Radio - September 30, 2016 - Episode 15: Creative Community with Kristine Vejar by Jessica Yen

360 Bay Area Podcast - March 13, 2017 - Episode 27: The #FashionRevolution Wants You!


BOOKS:

Making a Life by Melanie Falick

Vanishing Fleece by Clara Parkes

The Knitter's Book of Socks by Clara Parkes

Whimsical Little Knits 3 by Ysolda Teague

AWARDS

San Francisco Bay Guardian: Best of the Bay 2011: Best Shop for the Socially Conscious Stitch

Oakland Indie Awards 2011 Nominee

Diablo Magazine: Best of the East Bay 2013

Oakland Indie Awards 2017 Nominee Oakland Soul