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Photographing your makes

Photographing your makes

by Ysolda Ltd November 24, 2020

In the second part of our series on how to photograph your knitwear and makes, Kat Goldin of The Crochet Project talks us through the process and the technical side of taking a photo.
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Guest post: Ashtan's giant Orchid Thief shawl

Guest post: Ashtan's giant Orchid Thief shawl

by Ysolda Ltd Collaborator May 19, 2020

We love this incredible, wearable hug of a shawl, which Ashtan Albright knit and we enjoyed her account of the process even more. It might be just the motivation you need if you're not sure you can knit lace.
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How to Pick a Garment Without a Model for You

How to Pick a Garment Without a Model for You

by Ysolda Ltd Collaborator March 17, 2020

I wasn’t going to put the time, money, and effort into a garment that I wasn’t sure was going to fit the way I needed it and have it sit in my drawer unloved. I knew my body was the body I would continue to have, because, even though I’m non-binary trans, I’m not going to medically transition. I had to learn what would make a garment silhouette work for me and help give me the shape I wanted without having many models that were representative of me, either in body shape or gender presentation.
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Designing with Nightshades, a guest post by Whitney Hayward

Designing with Nightshades, a guest post by Whitney Hayward

by Ysolda Ltd Collaborator October 18, 2019

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A little less invisible

A little less invisible

by Ysolda Ltd Collaborator June 21, 2019

This post first appeared on Whitney’s own blog and she kindly allowed us to share it with a wider audience. It has truly brought me so much joy to see knitters making and wearing their Joy mitts and, via a knitting project, feeling seen and visible. I know that Whitney’s experiences of what it means to choose to be visibly bi would resonate with many of you. Thank you for sharing your story with all of us Whitney.
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An Open Letter to White Makers & Designers Who are Inspired by the Kimono and Japanese Culture

An Open Letter to White Makers & Designers Who are Inspired by the Kimono and Japanese Culture

by Ysolda Ltd Collaborator June 11, 2019

Introducing the first in an ongoing series of guest posts. I'm honoured that we're beginning with this vital letter from Emi Ito.

Emi has been outspoken about the cultural appropriation of the kimono in fashion and has helped many makers and designers find a less hurtful approach to naming their patterns and products.

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Steeking Strokkur

by ysoldateague April 04, 2014

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