Archive | August, 2013

A way of doing a different check and tartan for knitting. AW13 trends for knits.

Checks for Winter 2013

Winter is coming! Yay…… well I know it means it’s getting colder but for knitters, winter is so full of knitting  goodness that I think all knitters have a little happiness when Winter or at leat Autumn or fall if you are American is coming. Go on admit it, you love a bit of cold […]

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A new start….

So a while ago, if you have been following along, you’ll know that back in July, the website had a brand new launch. With that, the summer has been a bit of a busy time. The book has been designed and the swatches have been knitted, the website changeover has been done and with our holiday […]

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Vintage Update for AW13

If you are following along with the Design and Trends area on our Resources Page, you’ll know about the sophisticated hoarder [click here to go to the theme page] theme. It’s a confusing trend, unless like me you have spent time around the Spitalfields Market area of East London [ as in London England ]. […]

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featured diary of the behind the scenes. Twisted Angle News and all about Vicky's life and Twisted. The diary of a Fashionknitster

A New Studio…

So I’m sure some of you are wondering why the silence this week, whilst there is so much going on? Well we have had to move again. Yep Tim and I are off to a new place tomorrow and in true Hong Kong style, they can deliver a fridge the day after we order it, […]

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Harpers Bazaar UK May 2013 Florals

More Flower Power

So the main trend for Summer 2014 are florals…… really that’s it. The power of flower motifs and colours will be all over everything with embroideries, prints, buttons, details, in all types of colours and styles. The key for SS14 will be light and summery but closer to home, AW13 will be more regal with […]

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Nina Ricci knit gloves AW13

Glove Inspiration

So I’ve been focusing on gloves for a week or so and my journey to get behind these unusual and somewhat scary accessories for knitting has turned out to be something wonderful. But I shouldn’t ignore the wealth of inspiration that made me eventually take the plunge. For AW in any year, gloves are a […]

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Marc Jacobs knit gloves AW13

The Glove Confusion

So you have to start knitting gloves at some point don’t you? Well to be honest, they always made me a bit nervous. You always see people with a handful of DPNs and such little rounds with a ton of loose ends and contrast yarn all over their samples……. frightening!Well I couldn’t avoid them any […]

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AW13 Purple colour Jean Paul Gaultier

Purple is the colour…..

For AW13, all shades of purple were spread throughout the catwalks. It is definitely one of the key colours to be looking at for design developments from bright, red based pure purples through CMYK traditional bright purples and down to blue based plum based dusky purples. All shades are acceptable as long as it’s a […]

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