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Featured: Moonlight by Megumi Sawada

Featured: Moonlight by Megumi Sawada

We are so excited to release our newest issue of amirisu magazine next week. It is full of spring-summer knits! But before that, we would like to introduce a very talented designer from Issue 15. Megumi Sawada lives in Tokyo, and while working as a system engineer during the day, she is obsessed with knitting. She often visits us at WALNUT Tokyo, and we always have a lovely time talking about yarns and what not. So, lets start the interview!   amirisu: What was the inspiration for Moonlight? Megumi: I've always loved the feel of Woolfolk Får, and wanted to make a...

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Featured: Anagram by Amy van de Laar

Featured: Anagram by Amy van de Laar

Lately I have been so inspired by everyone's Me-Made-May posts on Instagram. Me-Made-May was started by Zoe of So Zo, and is a challenge in which you wear your me-mades more often through May, and encourage people to develop a better relationship with their handmade wardrobe. Although I am not participating this year, I have been thingking more about my wardrobe, and hope I feel more confident, so that I could join in next year. Today on the blog, we introduce Amy van de Laar, the designer behind Anagram from our latest issue. Her shawls, hats, and other accessories are all so beautifully textured, but...

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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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Featured: Hachinosu by Andrea Mowry

Featured: Hachinosu by Andrea Mowry

I can't believe how fast February and March have gone by, and how quickly the season of sakura has arrived. Since our release of amirisu Issue 15, we have been getting so many kind comments and cheers, and we are so grateful for all your support. For this issue, as always, we have asked the wondeful designers about their inspirations for the design, which never fails to facinate us. And this time around, we also asked about their recommendations on yarn shops and other places in their city! How exciting! So, today we are introducing Andrea Mowry, the designer behind Hachinosu (It means Honeycomb...

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