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Handmade in the UK – Tin Can Knits

  How exciting! Emily Wessel of Tin Can Knits has released her latest book Handmade in the UK::: a journey in lace. Emily, originally from Vancouver, says the book “an aesthetic response to the beauty and pleasure I have experienced in my new home here in Edinburgh, Scotland”. With inspiration taken from Scotland and the [...]

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Sea Urchin shawl by Kyoko Nakayoshi

This stunning Sea Urchin shawl appeared in issue 82 of Knit Today magazine. It’s by Kyoko Nakayoshi – who works under the name of Cotton and Cloud. She regularly designs for magazines, so you’ve probably come across her work before, and releases her own collections twice a year. Kyoko also has a beautiful website – [...]

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Featured designer – Jenna Swanson

It’s been a while since my first featured knitter article but this time I bring you an up-and-coming designer from Texas. Jenna’s Tadpole socks caught my eye on Ravelry a few months back – I thought they’d be a perfect design for Skein Queen Squash, Exquisite or Encore – so she kindly said that I [...]

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