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The Artisan – Helga Isager

Helga Isagers new book The Artisan just arrived in my mailbox and it is beyond beautiful. I’ve been in a bit of a slump when it comes to knitting lately. In fact I have spent most of my knitting time planning my vegetable garden. Apparently I need to daydream about Summer and light and all […]

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Khaite and some thoughts on simplicity

The brand new ready to wear line Khaite has got me sighing so hard. More specifically that boiled Cashmere oversized cardigan in the above pic *insert moan*.  From what I can demise it is produced locally in the US, with at least some of the sweaters knit by hand (!) in New York City, which is a […]

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Knit Wit Magazine

I am so amazed at the jump the knitting world has taken in recent years. Instead of a few big companies owning everything there is a large amount of dyers, spinners and retailers doing their own thing. It feels like this community has grown into a proportion that can afford to take itself seriously, not just as an awesome craft but as an industri.
An industri as a positive thing isn’t a regular thought for me as it connotes thoughts of accelerated consumption, pollution and people working under bad conditions. But from what …

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