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  • Fashion FTY

    PORTS for FTY2018

    Many awards were given to Pitti Immagine Filati 83 for the FTY2018 contest: a training internship in Shenzhen was assigned by PORTS, another sponsor of this edition, to Ellis Jaz of the Royal College…

    July 6, 2018
  • Fashion FTY

    Trafi Creatività Tessile for FTY2018

    One of the sponsors that this year supported Feel the Yarn in the awarding of the students who took part in the contest is Trafi Creatività Tessile who assigned a three-month internship to Büke…

    July 4, 2018
  • Fashion Featured FTY

    Their first day at FTY2018

    Here they are! The 26 students coming from 14 top fashion schools just arrived in Florence to take part in the Feel the Yarn 2018 contest! A whole week for learning more about fancy…

    June 25, 2018
  • Fashion FTY

    Feel the Yarn 2018

    Yarn training experience and design award for future knitwear designers A new and richer edition for our contest at Pitti Immagine Filati 83 (June, 27-29): 26 spinners for 26 students coming from 14 fashion…

    June 21, 2018
  • Blog Eye on the street

    Feel the Yarn 2013

    For this year's project, each student has designed and produced 2-3 knitted outfits inspired by the theme 'PULL-LOVERS. A new feeling for knit', using yarns from one of the participating Italian spinning companies.…

    June 26, 2013
  • Blog FTY

    Being spoiled for choice

    And in the end students have chosen the yarns for realizing their july dreams. Friday has been dedicated to look at the companies’ collections and select the yarn which fit better with the concept for the contest. Not…

    March 26, 2012
  • Blog FTY

    The importance of being social

    Last Monday I met the students taking part to the Feel the Yarn contest: it was a great opportunity to explain in details what I’m doing and what people are supposed to do here.…

    March 22, 2012
  • Blog FTY

    Take a walk on the yarn side

    Two days passed among factories, raw materials and industrial processing in Prato, the biggest textil cluster in Europe. The aspiring knitwear designers have moved their first steps in knitwear fashion starting from the very beginning till the…

    March 21, 2012
  • Blog FTY

    Once upon a time…

    Today has been a great day for Feel the Yarn! 20 students from the best international fashion schools have started their training period for the FTY 2012 contest. Their full immersion in yarns, trends and knitting…

    March 19, 2012