Kari Steihaug | Large-scale Installations

Large-scale installation of knit sweaters by Kari Steihaug

Fiber artist, Kari Steihaug, uses vulnerable materials to create a sense of universe within each of her large-scale installations. Her ability to convey profound meaning through old and decaying garments presents onlookers with an endless sense of wonder. Steihaug is a Norwegian fiber artist and graduate of the National Art Academy of Oslo. She is […]

Kendra Haste | Wire Wildlife Sculptures

Kendra Haste working on sculpture of elephant head made from galvanized wire

Kendra Haste is a modern animal sculptor who uses galvanized wire to to create reproductions of diverse animals that range in size from small to impressively large. Her manipulation of wire to create lifelike work truly conveys a sense of life and spirit that exists in each of her subjects.   Kendra Haste was born […]

Tara Donovan | Transforming Common Objects

"Untitled (Styrofoam Cups)" Sculpture by Tara Donovan, created from styrofoam cups and hot glue, hung to a ceiling and covering the entire room.

Brooklyn-based American artist Tara Donovan creates site-specific installations that can make you question the commonest of materials. She uses a variety of everyday objects to create whimsical and intriguing pieces of artwork that look anything but common. At DeNada, we’re inspired by her creativity in transforming bland materials into incredible pieces of art. A true New […]

Joana Vasconcelos | Extravagant Sculptures

Large and colorful crochet sculpture hanging from high ceiling

Joana Vasconcelos is a Portuguese artist who explores disparate themes like feminism, consumerism, and architecture through larger-than-life installations and a range of materials that bring deeper meaning to her work. At DeNada, we are intrigued by Vasconcelos inventive and experimental use of knits to spawn an artistic commentary on social issues.    Joana Vasconcelos was […]

Moonrise District | Warmth Project

Female models sitting around the fire all wearing handmade knit designs by DeNada. Jeimy of Moonrise District wearing the slate gray open wave hooded infinity. Alex wearing the cream mix and white woven knit infinity scarf and Tasha of The Glossier wearing the black and white brick patterned knit infinity scarf. Handmade from a soft alpaca blend. Designed in Washington, DC and hand-knit in Peru. Photo by Moonrise District.

Our friends at Moonrise District recently created the Warmth Project, a creative collaboration among photographers and other creatives to capture the essence of warmth, in its many different manifestations. Warmth was inspired by the fire in us all, and sought to capture what drives a person. We have worked with Moonrise District in the past, and we are […]

Holiday Events | Downtown Holiday Market

Photo of shoppers and vendors at Washington, D.C.'s Downtown Holiday Market.

The weather is cold, the nights are long, and the holiday season is finally upon us! What’s the best way to prepare for the impending holidays? We think it’s heading to the D.C. Downtown Holiday Market to pick up some cozy knits for your friends and family! While you’re there, treat yourself to some warm alpaca knits – This is […]

Holiday Gifts | For Him & For Her | Guide

Male model wearing the cozy black and white patterned blanket scarf and the black bubble stitch alpaca knit poncho. Female model wearing the taupe gray and black fringe knit cowl and the black drop stitch knit oversized collared shawl. Handmade from a soft alpaca blend. Designed in Washington, DC and hand-knit in Peru.

The holidays are right around the corner! Having trouble finding the perfect holiday gifts? You’re in luck – DeNada is here to help! We’ve collected some of our favorite alpaca knits for every individual to help you find the perfect gift! For Her Our knit cowls are perfect for your favorite woman. Whether the fringe cowl […]

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale | Retail Events

Female model jumping in the air excited about DeNada's Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale. All alpaca knits, 40% to 75% off. Female model wearing cozy and warm cream mix and white bubble stitch blanket scarf with fringe. Handmade from a soft alpaca blend. Designed in Washington, DC and hand-knit in Peru.

We’re excited about Thanksgiving, it’s the perfect day to spend quality time with friends and family. But, we’re even more excited about Black Friday! Our Black Friday Sale – aka our BIGGEST sale of the year – begins on Friday, November 27th, 2015 at 6am and runs through Cyber Monday, November 30th, 2015 ending at 11:59pm EST. […]

Autumn/Winter 2015 Lunch Presentation

The DeNada studio, set up and decorated for the lunch celebrating the launch of DeNada's 2015 Autumn/Winter Collection.

This past Sunday, we at DeNada hosted a private lunch to present our Autumn/Winter 2015 Collection to prominent local creatives in the DC community who we admire for their career endeavors. We’re always fond of a launch party, but with this collection we chose to use a more intimate setting for our celebration. Because owner and […]