Maggie Thompson's Makwa Studio
Minneapolis-based textile artist Maggie Thompson has been grappling with ideas, perceptions and systems of authenticity from the moment she was born. With a Native American father and an Irish-German mother, she's met with questions every step...
Woolpower Long Johns
Woolpower’s base layers are the top choice for the Scandinavian military—no strangers to the damp and cold. Made from Argentine merino wool and sewn in Sweden, these wool felt terry long johns trap heat and let moisture escape.
Knit Merino Wool Hats from Rustic Threads
Inside a small boutique called The End, in the arid desert of Old Town Yucca Valley, CA, we stumbled upon some hats that beckoned to be touched and held. The hats are knitted by Taylor Elyse Compton, a Joshua Tree resident, who has a small studio...
Just try and stifle a smile over the sight of socks neatly rolled up like sushi. Made in Tomoyama, Japan, multicolor Sushi Socks (patterns are knitted, not printed) come in "flavors" like octopus, red caviar, tuna, shrimp, egg, and more.
Adidas Consortium FW '14 Primeknit Pure BOOST
Adidas' Primeknit technology continues to impress, slowly picking away at the knit market almost entirely dominated by Nike—and the latest release for FW 2014 from their limited edition Consortium line is sure to help in the endeavor. Two new colorways...
Claire-Anne O'Brien's Knit Creatures
Inspired by the elusive little creatures native to the rugged, windswept mountains of Ireland's western coast, textile designer Claire-Anne O'Brien created three delightful knit animals to sell exclusively through the Emerald Isle's online design...
Hand knit in Bolivia of 100% Alpaca wool, this naturally insulating and breathable sweater from Industry of All Nations is perfect for harsh winter weather. Plus the multi-color pattern adds a bit of personality to the traditional regional design.
Launching just a few miles from Olympic Park, Nike's latest take on their already incredible HTM Flyknit trainers sees the ultra lightweight shoe take new shape in a fresh set of hues. The HTM Trainer+ collection—designed by Hiroshi Fujiwara...
In an homage to the online retailer Etsy, Natalie Rachel has produced a pair of handmade scarves that use the company's data as inspiration for the patterns. As the basis for her Data Scarves, Rachel collected figures related new members, items...
Art + Design in Miami: The Art of Craft
In our second look at the common threads running through Art Basel and its satellite fairs, we shed light on the knitted, knotted, woven and other handywork that elevated traditional craft techniques to an artistic level. While we all were taken by...