About Ria Burns
Ria Burns designs and makes sustainable knitwear in Bristol and launched her brand in 2018. She makes small batches of artisanal clothes from local, traceable wool. After hand dyeing her garments with homegrown and foraged native plants, she handmakes each piece to create a locally made, long-lasting, and unique product that works with, not against, the environment.
Ria’s knitwear is designed for longevity and is made to be cherished, looked after, and passed on. Everything she makes is local and traceable, following the Fibreshed approach of creating soil-to-soil textiles, meaning her knitwear is made from natural fibres and is biodegradable. She also supports regenerative agricultural practices by sourcing her yarn from farms that practice this farming method.
She teaches, lectures, makes and supplies other small businesses with her naturally dyed yarn, and she services knitting machines that need a deep clean!