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Satsuki by Sari Nordlund

Satsuki by Sari Nordlund

The designers who joined us for Issue 23 found inspiration in many different aspects of their chosen films. Sari Nordlund found her inspiration in one of the characters (a certain beloved and mysterious forest creature) to create her cute and wearable pullover design, Satsuki. Read our interview with Sari below to learn more about this design and Sari's personal knitting motto.  amirisu: What was your inspiration for this design?Sari: The theme was favourite movies and as I have always loved anime and Hayao Miyazaki’s movies, I chose My Neighbour Totoro. I saw it the first time as a twenty-something, but I fell in love with it immediately. Now that...

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【Sock Club 2022 – Call for designs!】

【Sock Club 2022 – Call for designs!】

It seems that every day, more and more people are falling in love with sock knitting! It’s no wonder sock knitting is so popular, not only are sock projects lightweight and super portable, but they can incorporate all kinds of different techniques, too. This year at amirisu we held our first Sock Club to offer sock knitters a fresh new sock design each month. Each month of the club we released a limited-time exclusive sock kit including an original pattern and yarn. Since we had such a great response this year, we are now planning for Sock Club 2022, and...

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Fosse by Véronik Avery

Fosse by Véronik Avery

We hope you're enjoying the latest issue of amirisu! If you're looking to grab a copy of Issue 23, check with a local stockist or visit our online shop to pick up a copy. Today we're sharing our interview with Véronik Avery the designer behind Fosse, a cardigan with zig-zag cables that bring to mind veins or branches. If you haven't seen the movie that inspired this design yet, you'll be certain to recognize the costume inspired these striking cables.  amirisu: What was your inspiration for this design? Véronik: A costume worn by the actor and dancer Ann Reinking in the movie ‘All That Jazz’. amirisu: If you were...

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Amirah by Keiko Kikuno

Amirah by Keiko Kikuno

Today we're sharing our interview with Keiko Kikuno, the designer behind the elegant lace-sleeved pullover, Amirah. Perhaps her color choice gives you a hint as to which Disney princess inspired this design...? Keep reading to learn more about her design process for this functional and feminine piece. amirisu: What was your inspiration for this design? Keiko: My concept was to create a sweater that I could picture Jasmine in the movie Aladdin wearing. She’s active and kind of a tomboy, so I liked the idea of something sporty and simple, but I thought there should also be a glamorous element, too. I decided to...

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