Who We Are
Diane Ivey - Owner and Creative Director
Diane Ivey is the owner and Creative Director of Lady Dye Yarns, an indie-dye yarn company since 2010. A knitter for 18 years and a dyer, spinner and crocheter for 13, Diane looks forward to not only expanding her company but using her expertise in growth and expansion with other BIPOC businesses to grow on a national scale. She spent 16 years in the non-profit sector. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Mass Communication with a concentration in Print Journalism from Georgia College & State University. She also holds a Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in Non-Profit Management from Suffolk University.
“Our freedom and our equality is tied to each other no matter what race, gender identity, socio economics, or background. If we all want equality in pay, work, reproductive rights, and more, we must work together as one.”
Evelyn Metzler - Administrative Manager
Evelyn Metzler has a background in architectural design, drafting, and office management. She joined the Lady Dye Yarn team at the end of 2019. Evelyn is a crocheter, wife, and mother to two children. She also enjoys doing arts & crafts with her kids, gardening, and reading a good book. Evelyn resides in San Diego, California.