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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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Aviate by Karel Chan

Aviate by Karel Chan

Today we're talking with Karel Chan, the designer of the compact cowl Aviate in Issue 25. Her design uses two different yarns and two different stitch patterns. When worked in similar colors like our tone-on-tone sample, this creates a chic, low contrast look that subtly highlights the different textures of each stitch pattern. amirisu: What was your inspiration for this design? Karel: I love playing with unexpected lines and angles while still preserving the stability and integrity of a given piece. With the theme "sculpture," I thought of the sharp lines of modern sculpted art and knew I wanted to find a way...

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Ritardando by Miki Teragaki

Ritardando by Miki Teragaki

Today we're talking with designer Miki Teragaki about her shawl design Ritardando with its brilliant balance of color and form. Miki's designs are always so fresh and fashionable that you can throw one on to elevate any outfit with ease. amirisu: What was your inspiration for this design? Miki: I created the design based on a sketch I made with a bunch of varying triangles arranged together. Now that I teach lessons at WALNUT Tokyo, I have the opportunity to meet many different knitters and spend more time working with them. I wanted to create something that would be simple and fashionable for beginners, while still being enjoyable for more experienced knitters. I...

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Kamon by Ksenia Naidyon

Kamon by Ksenia Naidyon

amirisu Issue 25 is now available! Our 2022 Fall/Winter issue was photographed at the Kyoto Kyocera Museum of Art, the perfect location for this collection of elegant and artistic designs. We hope you enjoy reading the magazine as well as knitting and wearing the designs!Starting from today, on this blog we will share interviews with each of the designers who participated in Issue 25.In this first installment we talk to Ksenia Naidyon about Kamon, a dramatic scarf with a lots of texture. amirisu: What was your inspiration for this design? Ksenia: Mesmerizing shapes and patterns of modern sculpture are created not only with stone, plaster or...

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