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Featured: Summer in Norway by Astrid Troland for Biches & Buches

Featured: Summer in Norway by Astrid Troland for Biches & Buches

We've had a beautiful cherry blossom season in Japan this year, and now Spring has officially arrived, and we are enjoying the nature in full bloom. The weather has been getting warmer, but still it can be a little chilly in the mornings and at the end of the day. So I have been craving for a lighter sweater, and Summer in Norway might be the perfect choice! We have asked some questions to Astrid Troland, who is the designer of this beautiful sweater, and also the owner of the yarn brand Biches& Buches, which is used for this garment....

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Follow up on Craft Guide to Sydney and Melbourne

Follow up on Craft Guide to Sydney and Melbourne

While we were finalizing and printing the Summer 2019 issue, kind readers shared their concerns about some shops in Sydney and Melbourne mistreating BIPOC customers, and their unwillingness to correct their actions. At that point we were unable to change the contents of the print magazine, but we decided to make some modifications to the PDF version that you can download from Ravelry. (A free download code is included in your print copy. Please check the last page.) Please note that those shops are still listed in the craft guide, but their locations have been deleted from the Google Maps...

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Featured: Wings of the Dove by Joan Forgione

Featured: Wings of the Dove by Joan Forgione

Since the release of our spring/ summer edition of amirisu magazine, we are so grateful for  the lovely feedback that we are getting. And it is so much fun seeing everyone's pieces popping up on SNS! We were running a KAL on Instagram (which ended on the 25th August), and one of the most popular shawls was the Wings of the Dove, designed by Joan Forgione. Knit with Freia Yarn's Ombre Merino Lace, the gorgeous flow gradient colors matches the lace pattern beautifully, and the softness of colors is just dreamy. So today, we would like to introduce Joan, and...

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Featured: Geo Point Hat by Dallas Ann Prentice

Featured: Geo Point Hat by Dallas Ann Prentice

Here in Japan, spring is in full bloom, and we are surrounded by the fresh greens and so much colors of flowers. It is so inspiring! I have been going through my stash, and picking out cheery colors that fits my mood, and feeling so happy. Although we are shifting on to a warmer weather, I know that some of you are still getting snow! Also if you are in southern hemisphere, you are probably looking forward to the sweater-wearing weather, which is  just around the corner. On this blog, we are featuring Dallas Ann Prentice, the designer behind Geo Point Hat. This unique hat...

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