SSKEIN clothes are made from the hair of Peruvian baby Alpacas. #k5evening
SEATTLE — Elisa Yip is the visionary behind SSKEIN, a clothing line that specializes in luxury knitwear.
“I love knitwear! It’s my favorite category to wear because it’s endless possibilities,” explained Elisa.
The opportunity to create her own brand came about in June 2020, after a professional loss. After more than 10 years at her dream job designing for Nordstrom, the pandemic led to her getting furloughed.
She admits at the time of not even knowing what a furlough was. Months later, the temporary layoff would become