"Baltimore yarn-maker raises nearly $100,000 for COVID-19, BLM"
By Jennifer Franciotti for WBALTV 11
After Karida was honored as a GoFundMe Hero for raising $100,000 to start the NFC Momentum Fund to benefit organizations working toward justice, equality, and empowerment, our local news organization featured her and Neighborhood Fiber Co.

"Superwash & non-superwash: The indie dyer perspective".

June 16, 2020

Read the interview from Making Stories with Karida about our switch from superwash wool to GTOS-certified organic Merino.






"Everyone uses Ravelry": why a popular knitting website's anti-Trump stance is so significant"

By Aja Romano for
June 27, 2019
Karida Collins of Neighborhood Fiber Co. is quoted extensively regarding her experience in the knitting community and why she supports Ravelry's decision to disallow the white supremacy rhetoric of supporting Trump on its pages.


"Pomcast 59 + Karida Collins of Neighborhood Fiber Company"
Interview by Meghan Fernandes for PomPom Quarterly's Pomcast
April 4, 2019
PomPom Quarterly's US correspondent Meghan Fernandes interviews Karida Collins about starting a hand-dyed yarn company and using Neighborhood Fiber Co. to raise money and awareness for important causes, as well as Collins' take on the 2019 social media discussions on inclusivity and diversity in the global yarn community.


"All Knit Up in Sweater Instagram"
By Alexandra Lange for The New Yorker
Feb. 4, 2019
Neighborhood Fiber Co. owner and founder, Karida Collins, weighs in on current trends in the knitting industry, including conversations about race that have been occurring on social media sites, such as Instagram.


"addressing racism, one skein at a time"
Feb. 2, 2019
An interview with Neighborhood Fiber Co.'s owner and founder, Karida Collins, by blogger Dallas Anne Duncan 


"Baltimore-based Craftswoman Karida Collins makes brilliantly colored wools named for neighborhoods in the city"
Br Trish Richman for
A look at Neighborhood Fiber Co. owner and founder, Karida Collins, as a craftivist.



"Mondawmin is a color. So are Federal Hill, Sandtown and other neighborhoods at this Baltimore yarn store"
By Brittany Britto for The Baltimore Sun 
Feb. 15, 2018
A close look at Neighborhood Fiber Co. and its founder, Karida Collins. 



YarnStories, Episode 112: Neighborhood Fiber Co.
Published by Miriam Felton on YarnStories Podcast
April 4, 2018
An interview with Karida Collins about being a new working mother and the progress of Neighborhood Fiber Co. 


"Knitting Resistance: Baltimore’s Neighborhood Fiber Co. Supports the Symbol and Means for the Resistance"
By Amer Eve Anderson for Bmore Art
Feb. 16, 2017
Neighborhood Fiber Co. is a socially-conscious and involved company. Owner and founder, Karida Collins speaks about how she uses her business as a means of resistance.


"How Does a Yarn Dyer Work?: Baltimore-based craftswoman Karida Collins makes brilliantly colored wools named for neighborhoods in the city."
By Jacob Brogan for
April 19, 2017
Speaking on the Podcast Working, Karida Collins speaks about dyeing yarns and building up Neighborhood Fiber Co. as a business.



"Not your mother's yarn: Small batch, artisan, and hand-dyed"
By Becky Logan for
Nov. 14, 2016
Karida Collins is profiled as a Woman in Business. 



"Karida Collins, Owner of Neighborhood Fiber Co spins success"
Oct. 18, 2015
An interview about Neighborhood Fiber Co. with owner and founder, Karida Collins.