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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: 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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