Diane L. Ivey~Founder and Creative Director
Diane Ivey holds a Bachelor of Arts 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. Prior to starting Lady Dye Yarns, Diane spent about 10 years in the non-profit sector starting as an Americorps member with City Year Rhode Island and then joining the City Year Boston Staff as a Program Manager. She also became the Program Support Specialist at the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston. After attending graduate school she worked for The Boston Foundation as the Administrative Coordinator for the StreetSafe Boston Initiative.
In addition to working on the business, Diane also teaches fiber arts classes at the Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, JP Knit & Stitch in Jamaica Plain, The Cambridge Center for Adult Education, and elsewhere. A knitter for the last 16 years; dyer, spinner and crocheter for 10 years, Diane looks forward to expanding her business.
“I’m very proud of the quality and niche of my product, and I’m ready for the rest of the world to share my love of knitting with Lady Dye Yarns!”