gennaio 2013

I must confess that I have been wearing a lot my CuriosaEleganza in these cold days. It is fun to have layers of clothes to feel warm and cozy, and trendy at the same time. I am wearing it today too, as a shrug on a mohair dress on skinny jeans. Yesterday I was wearing it...

Nascosto is my new pattern. I have been working on the idea of an oversize sweater with Noro Silk Garden, I was so fascinated by the color shades. I wanted to design something that would maintain somehow the same balance among color changes between the body part and the sleeves. I must confess that I fell...

In the Group on Raverly,  Kal from Italy, the new year has started and we have new projects on the way. I am participating to the kal that will knit the Varjo [shadow] shawl by Veera Välimäki. She is a really talented designer and her shawls are incredible.  I have chosen some beautiful hand-dyed yarn with natural colors...

There are special phone calls and e-mails: the ones I have had with Lucia this past week have been very special. Her enthusiasm and her joy for fibers can be felt in every word she uses to describe her yarn.  We have organized a 5 hour class on the 23rd of February in Ivrea on continental...

Among the incredible news and projects for this year, there is the collaboration with PianetaDonna. And the first free tutorial is on the MaryAnn Dishcloth, that you can find here. You can find the English version here:) Tra le incredibili novità e progetti per quest'anno, c'è la collaborazione con PianetaDonna. E il primo tutorial è sulla tovaglietta MaryAnn Dishcloth, che...

Aria d'Oriente A new pattern, a new cape -cowl with a cable and lace design. This was first presented at a special WS at Unfilodi in November. It's available in English and in Italian.  You can find all the information and pictures here. Aria d'Oriente Un nuovo modello per un cappa-collo con un motivo a treccia e traforato. E' stato presentato per la...

Wow, I am so happy about this year:) So many beautiful news:) On the 16th of March I will be in Florence at Agomago for a special class on circular needles and knitting continental. I am studying a special project with new techniques and little secrets. I am really looking forward to this event:) Wow, sono...