Amirisu is a beautiful knitting magazine from Japan. If you are after earlier issues please contact us and we will see if we can obtain copies for you.
Issue 27 Fall/Winter 2023
Each of the twelve knitwear designs in this issue feature unique and subtle details inspired by music.
Participating designers: Ainur Berkimbayeva, Alice Caetano, Alma Bali, Cecilia Flori, Derako, Eri Shimizu, Keiko Kikuno, Megumi Sawada, Mizuho Komiya, Rachel Illsley, Rievive
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Special Feature: Interviews with Fiber Artists
We speak with two of our favorite artists, Julie Weisenberger of Cocoknits and Cassandra Harada of Harada Wool, about the businesses they have developed and their visions for the future.
Plus, an interview with beadwork artist Madison Holler, a project from Lori Ann Graham, two sewing projects (a machine-quilted project bag and a tea cozy with details any wool lover will enjoy), and much more.
Format: A4 size / 130 pages / Perfect Bound / Printed in Japan
Issue 26 Spring/Summer 2023
Inspired by the landscapes of Finland, the sea, and the many forms of water in nature, Issue 26 features 12 refreshing knitwear pieces perfect for summer.
Emily Greene / Fiona Alice / General Hogbuffer / Inese Sang / Karen Miller of Mrs Moon / Kitman Figueroa / Pope Vergara / Ronja Hakalehto / Sari Nordlund / Susanne Sommer / Veera Välimäki
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Craft City Guide to Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki has a strong knitting culture and a wonderful climate where you can wear hand-knits almost all year round. We share some of our favorite places in the city and talk with three Finland-based artists
Plus, an interview with an artist who creates animals from fabric, a machine-quilting project, an introduction to international yarn festivals, and more!
A4 size/ 130 pages/ Printed in Japan
Issue 25 Fall/Winter 2022
This issue features twelve knitwear designs created with special attention to silhouette and pattern in subdued shades. Photographs were taken on location at the recently renovated Kyoto City KYOCERA Art Museum. Paired with the magnificent architecture of the museum, each design is truly a work of art.
Alice Caetano, Bérangère Cailliau, Bristol Ivy, Hiromi Nagasawa, Karel Chan, Ksenia Naidyon, Miki Teragaki, Miyuki Watanabe, Paula Pereira, Ronja Hakalehto, Teti Lutsak, amirisu
Feature: Special Interviews on Fashion & Knitting
Amirisu interviewed designers and owners who have successfully combined their passion for hand-knitting, fashion and creativity to create successful businesses. In addition, it is a book full of handcraft information such as;
- Lori's handmade project, how to make a sewing machine quilt cushion cover,
- how to make a crochet basket,
- and an introduction to Japanese Kintsugi.
- A4 size, 130 pages. Comes with a Ravelry download code. All patterns are Japanese sentence patterns and charts. It's not a knitting pattern.
- A PDF download code is included in the print copy.