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WTS Unlocks Indigo Knitwear Solution

With TENCELModal with Indigo Color technology, the world of indigo is expanding. The spun-dyed fibers are colorfast, allowing them to be used in more applications—including knits—thereby bringing the blue hue to more categories.

World Textile Sourcing has adopted these indigo modal fibers for a knit apparel collection. The U.S.-based sourcing firm is the largest manufacturer and importer of Peru-made fashion to the American market, producing more than 2 million garments per month in its 15 partner factories. WTS also has a long history of using TENCEL™ fibers, working with a wide range of the wood-based cellulosic materials.

The company’s design director Diana Alvarado chatted with Carved in Blue about the collection WTS produced and her experience working with TENCEL™ Modal with Indigo Color technology.

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This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit