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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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Issue 25 - Fall/Winter 2022-

Issue 25 - Fall/Winter 2022-

This issue features twelve knitwear designs created with special attention to silhouette and pattern in subdued shades. Photographs were taken on location at the recently renovated Kyoto City KYOCERA Art Museum. Paired with the magnificent architecture of the museum, each design is truly a work of art. Participating designers: Alice Caetano / Bérangère Cailliau / Bristol Ivy / Hiromi Nagasawa / Karel Chan / Ksenia Naidyon / Miki Teragaki / Miyuki Watanabe / Paula Pereira / Ronja Hakalehto / Teti Lutsak / amirisu Feature: Special Interviews on Fashion &Knitting We talk to designers and business owners who have combined their passion for handknitting, fashion, and creativity to create successful businesses. Plus, a...

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Cosmology DARUMA Collection 2022

Cosmology DARUMA Collection 2022

COSMOLOGY DARUMA Collection 2022 is now available! Get a copy from a local stockist or directly from amirisu here:North AmericaRest of the world We collaborated with two of our favorite designers, Kiyomi and Sachiko Burgin. With their unique individual perspectives on the theme "Heavenly Bodies," they created pieces with inspiration from the Milky Way, aliens, fluffy weightless textures, and more. The eight cosmic knitwear designs in this collection are playful, heavenly, and super cozy. Details8 patterns: 2 sweaters, 2 cardigans, 1 hoodie, 1 cowl, 1 hat, 1 pair of socksDesigners: Kiyomi Burgin & Sachiko BurginFeatured yarns: GENMOU, GEEK, Wool Mohair, Falkland Wool, and Silk Mohair, all from...

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Conflux by Susanne Sommer

Conflux by Susanne Sommer

Today we're talking with Susanne of SOSU Knits who designed the fabulous Conflux shawl/ vest in Issue 24. This design can be worn upside down, as a vest, or as a shawl, but no matter how you wear it, it is guaranteed to be a cozy statement piece! Susanne tells us about the challenges of making this design, the start of her knitting journey, and introduces us to her favorite Austrian sweet treat, too. If you have an appreciation for the sweeter things in life, make sure you read until the very end. amirisu: What, if any, challenges did you encounter during the design process? Susanne: As this a somewhat...

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