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Kitchen Stories by Dianna Walla

Kitchen Stories by Dianna Walla

Today we're speaking with Dianna Walla about her chic colorwork cardigan design for Issue 23, Kitchen Stories. The colorwork motif calls to mind a wintery scene and draws inspiration from traditional Nordic knits as well as the Norwegian film the cardigan is named after. amirisu: What was your inspiration for this design?Dianna: The film that inspired this design was set in Norway in the post-war period, so I was definitely inspired by the kind of knitwear that was popular in mid-century Norway. I started with the idea of the traditional all-over colorwork cardigan, or kofte, but instead of using the most typical combination of...

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【Call for Submission】amirisu + Brooklyn Tweed book project!

【Call for Submission】amirisu + Brooklyn Tweed book project!

【amirisu + Brooklyn Tweed book project】 Brooklyn Tweed and amirisu have been collaborating since before amirisu became a company in 2014 and we have carried BT yarns in our shop since day one when we opened our brick-and-mortar shop over seven years ago. Over the years we have expanded to carry wide variety of yarns in our shops and we even developed our own yarns, but our love for BT’s woolen spun yarns has never faltered. We want to knit with Shelter, Loft and Quarry, and we want to make a book with them! Our in-house designers are excited about...

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Michèle by Rievive

Michèle by Rievive

The Japanese edition of amirisu Issue 23 was released earlier this month on November 6, and the English version has been released today, November 13. The twelve elegant designs in this issue are all inspired by each designer’s favorite film. We are excited to showcase the designs here on our blog by sharing some short conversations with designers who contributed to this issue. Today we are talking with Rievive about an elegant boatneck pullover Michèle and her favorite movie. So, let's start the interview! amirisu: What was your inspiration for this design?Rievive: Since the theme for this issue was about finding inspiration in films...

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Issue 23 – Fall Winter 2021

Issue 23 – Fall Winter 2021

Issue 23 will be released on November 13th. This issue features twelve film-inspired knitwear designs created by some of ourfavorite designers from Japan and abroad. Participating designers: Véronik Avery / Helga Isager / Keiko Kikuno / Sari Nordlund / Paula Pereira /Rievive / Nataliya Sinelshchikova / Orlane Sucche / Dianna Walla / yamagara /amirisu Feature: Designers’ Favorite FilmsDiscover more about each of the films that inspired our designers. You may finda new favorite yourself! Plus, a contribution from Lori Ann Graham, a look at our new Tokyo shop, anintroduction to machine quilting, and more.A4 size, 130 pagesPrinted in Japan. Download...

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