Introducing Wenke Müller

This is Wenke’s story: it talks about her passion for yarns and knitwear. Where did you start from?  I studied at the renowned art college Burg Giebichenstein and graduated as a fashion  designer in 2008. At the SDBI FASH competition, I was able to win the recognition award  with my diploma collection. This was followed…

Feel the Contest 2021

The time has come: eventually, FTY launches a competition dedicated to young designers who are in love with knitwear. Given the extraordinary situation, we have chosen to organize an extraordinary format for 2021, which will allow the participation of anyone who aspires to be visible in the restricted world of knitwear or to start a…

Introducing @vicky.knits

Viktorija Mineikyte is an ex-FTY’s contestants. She now makes handmade knitwear with fun vibrant colours. She has created her Instagram page (@vicky.knits) with the hope to help the community with designs, patterns, and technique tutorials. In this issue we have meant to know more about her story and passion… How did your studies at NCAD…

FTY for New Designers

Let’s create a virtual place where schools, spinners and knitwear companies can develop positive connections for aspiring designers. After the positive experience of the FTY 2020 contest, we decided to invest even more in digital relations. The FB group broadens its scope and change its name: Feel the Yarn for New Designers is born. For…

Contest 2020: a digital story with real winners

The social voting officially ended on September 3, at 6 p.m., and declared the winners of the 2020 edition of the contest created 11 years ago by “Consorzio Promozione Filati – CPF” and “Pitti Immagine Filati”.  The community of the Facebook group “Feel the Yarn – The Contest”, consisting of students, experts, influencers, companies and yarn lovers, declared…