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Self Service SS 2014 Fake Bobble idea for hand and machine knitters

Bobbles with a twist

Well for winter we all love a good bobble, and here at Twisted we are no different. I have a bobble fest jumper coming up this winter which I can’t wait to show you, but for summer, how do you include a bobble? Well make a fake one of course. This jumper is blowing up […]

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AW14 knitting trends for hand and machine knitters Wes Gordon

AW14 knitting

So the fashion weeks have been and gone [almost] and I wanted to talk about the knitty opposites coming this winter. Yep AW14 will be a season of opposites knitting. For those of you who love the simple life, then you are in luck. It looks like there will be lots of streamlines, simple shapes […]

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W Magazine December January 13 14. SS14 Flowers floral trends

Flowers are just everywhere

Well I know that it’s Christmas and at this time of the year you are probably more concerned with finishing off the last of your Christmas gifts, or organising events, or just wishing that Santa will bring you all the lovely things on your list. Well yes I have to admit that I am too, […]

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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

Hello Stranger…..

So I know its been a while since I wrote a post but I thought I should really  tell you what’s happening. So some of you might know that I’ve been in Hong Kong for a while because Tim has a job here. Well after some consideration I’ve decided to set up a business here, […]

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Valentino 2014

Oh for the love of Knitting!

If ever there was an inspirational collection for 2014,  or any season in fact, this would be it! Valentino Summer 2014 show was purely colourful. All the inspiration, print, graphic, trim, detail and effects any designer could want as an inspirational starting point. This sort of collection could keep someone going for months. Knitting is […]

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I want to feature YOUR knitting

You know I was sitting down doing a bit of knitting and pattern planning on my sofa at the weekend and I was suddenly taken by the fact that design really isn’t about designers, it’s about everyone! Whilst I was taking a naughty break on Pinterest, I’m scrolling through my phone at all of the […]

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Tracy Reese SS14 Lace trend

Exciting looks for lace lovers!

One of the biggest trends for SS14 will definitely be lace. So those of you knitters who love a bit of lace, get ready. There will be all sorts of lace from the simplest eyelet based ideas to the most complex, all over or intricate ideas. So whatever level of lace knitter you are, now is […]

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Altuzarra SS14

The Summer Idea! Fringing!

OK so I know we’re not even into Winter here in the northern hemisphere, but if you didn’t know, the catwalks for SS14 are happening at the moment and Fashion Week is one of my busiest times of the year. So I’ve been trawling through designs and pictures and shows over the past couple of […]

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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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AW13 Joseph

Animal Prints….. Still here!!!

Last year, I launched the first community book based around colour work and motifs for trends. Last year was Animal Prints, mainly due to loads of trend research and was timed to be released because of the AW12 trends, but the most surprising thing was the length of time this has continued. Can you believe that this […]

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AW13 fashion trend prediction. Trend forecasting

AW13 Sophisticated Hoarder

For those of you unfamiliar with an area of East London called Shoreditch, this trend may be a little alien to you. As a fully engulfed Londener I’m loving that this trend is now covering AW13.   To gain the basics, Shoreditch is home to some of the best craft, fashion and  vintage shops in […]

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AW13 fashion trend prediction. Trend forecasting

AW13 Gothically Sensitive

A dark trend sweeps the catwalks for AW13. This trend pulls it’s inspiration from the theme of ‘Gothic’, taking parts of romanticism, architecture and disturbing nightmarish figures. The colours are simple in shades of black as a main, grey, navy and ‘almost black’ purples and greens. Other than the colour palette, all other rules are […]

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AW13 fashion trend prediction. Trend forecasting

AW13 Dandy Man

AW13 ‘Dandy’ is a term referring to men who were rather extravagant in their dress across the years. Still moving with fashion and dressing with a masculine basis, these men would somewhat feminise their clothes with oversized accessories, sometimes ornate, feathers and trims that were popular at the time. Well then came the 40’s and […]

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AW13 fashion trend prediction. Trend forecasting

AW13 Pop Art

AW13 An eclectic mix of colours and texture, bringing in the theme of Pop Art. There are no holds barred here. Graphics are a very strong theme throughout through single motifs, tessellated repeats, strong graphical shapes or more regular themes such as animal prints or florals being used in bold ways or with random colours. […]

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