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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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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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