The kelp seaweed is one of the fastest growing organisms on earth. It grows up to ten times faster than bamboo. Grown in aquatic farms around the world in coastal communities, kelp often provides income for fisher men and women outside of the fishing season. This inspired the brand AlgiKnit to explore how the seaweed could be used within the textiles industry.

In order to create a yarn out of this resource, AlgiKnit extract alginate from the kelp seaweed, and combine it with other renewable biopolymers....

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