Yumiko Alexander

Saturday, July 13

Join us on Saturday, July 13, for a special meet-and-greet event with Yumiko Alexander of DanDoh Yarns. Yumiko will share her journey of becoming a knitwear designer, her evolution into working with plant fibers, and tips for styling rectangular and boxy garments. Everyone is invited.

Don't miss the chance to get an exclusive yarn-tasting kit. Reserve yours today!


Trunk Show/Meet-and-Greet (10am to 3pm)

Meet Yumiko at the DanDoh trunk show and discover her unique Japanese plant-fiber yarn collection.

How I Became a Knitwear Designer (11am)

A presentation from Yumiko as she shares her journey of becoming a knitwear designer. She will share tips she has learned over the years, how she evolved from designing with heavy wool to plant fibers, and what the future may hold.

Styling Rectangular and Boxy Garments (1pm)

Yumiko will share tips for styling rectangular and boxy garments. Enjoy wearing your finished DanDoh creation as much as the knitting process!

Three-Day Retreat

Yumiko joins SWAK as part of a three-day extravaganza filled with engaging workshops and inspirational lectures. Discover the joy of working with plant-based fibers, including topics like seaming, gauge, and fiber substitution.

Limited spots are still open for this mini-retreat, starting Thursday, July 11 so secure your spot now!