Tips, Yarn

Missoni high fashion and the humble variegated yarn

One of the big draws for knitters who get to London this summer is the Missoni exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum where you can see a selection of the beautiful, colourful knitwear the company is famous for and learn a bit about the ideas behind the designs. A few lucky people, including this… Continue reading Missoni high fashion and the humble variegated yarn

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Patterns, Yarn

Behind the scenes: Creating a pattern collection

In the first of our occasional looks behinds the scenes of the yarn industry, we talk to Annabelle Hill, sales and marketing director at Stylecraft about putting together pattern collections. Why do yarn companies produce pattern collections alongside their yarns? It is important to have the right yarn at the right price, in the right… Continue reading Behind the scenes: Creating a pattern collection