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Kaiku by Ronja Hakalehto

Kaiku by Ronja Hakalehto

Have you picked up your copy of the new issue yet? We can't wait to see your Issue 25 projects! In today's post we are checking in with  Ronja Hakalehto, the designer of Kaiku, the colorwork beanie/toque featured in Issue 25. The pattern is simple and there is only one chart, but playing with color can make it look much more complex! This project would also make for a wonderful winter gift. amirisu: What was your inspiration for this design? Ronja: I've had this design in my mind for some time and the theme of this issue matched perfectly with it!  amirisu: What, if any, challenges did...

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Linii by Bérangère Cailliau

Linii by Bérangère Cailliau

Let's check in with the designer of Linii, Bérangère Cailliau. The placement of the accent lines on Linii bring a stylish and sporty touch to this understated pullover. The open neckline and subtle puff sleeves make this a design simple enough for everyday while still incorporating some fun details. amirisu: What was your inspiration for this design? Bérangère: For this design, I wanted a mixed sweater, easy to wear and to personalize with its touch of color. amirisu: What, if any, challenges did you encounter during the design process?Bérangère: None amirisu: If you were to knit this design in another color, what would it be?Bérangère: I...

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Sock Club 2023 – Call for designs!

Sock Club 2023 – Call for designs!

We are looking for sock designs that are attractive yet practical and, of course, are engaging to knit! For the amirisu Sock Club, we release an exclusive, limited-time sock kit every month from spring to late fall. Each kit includes a new original pattern and yarn, and knitters can join in whenever they like by purchasing a kit during the month it is available. Our 2022 Sock Club has come to an end, and we are excited to get ready for next year! Even though socks are small, there are so many techniques to try that the possibilities are endless....

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Lisianthus by Teti Lutsak

Lisianthus by Teti Lutsak

This time we're checking in with Teti Lutsak. She designed Lisianthus, the elegant dickey in Issue 25. Lightweight yet warm, it is a wonderful piece for adding an extra layer of coziness to your outfit without any extra bulk. If you're not a fan of ruffles, no worries! When you make your Lisianthus you can skip the front ruffle and show off the hidden cable detail instead. Keep reading to learn more about Teti and her design! amirisu: What was your inspiration for this design? Teti: The design was inspired by the delicate yet very architectural embroidered French blouses with frills and high collars. On...

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