The ninth edition of the “Feel the Yarn” contest is scheduled for Pitti Immagine Filati 83 (June, 27-29) with a slightly new formula. More than 50 students from 10 International fashion schools have applied this year to participate, submitting their general portfolios, together with the concepts and sketches for the knit outfits they would lke…
Wang Yanjun won the Feel the Yarn 2016 contest. The special prize offered by Salvatore Ferragamo has been assigned to Yan Wen.
2 students per school, for a total of 13 schools and 22 between mills and companies enrolled: these are the numbers of the 2016 contest branded Feel the Yarn, that heated up the motors few weeks ago towards the finish line on the next June 29th, Pitti Filati.
MASTERS OF LINEN® spinners, suppliers of linen excellence to the knitting industry, support our Feel the Yarn contest.
Last Friday at Pitti Filati the award ceremony of this year contest took place: Verena Winkelmann from Hochschule Niederrhein and NG Siu Mui from The Hong Kong Polytechnic won the competition!
SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Japan is a leading manufacturer in the computerized flat knitting machine industry.
During next Pitti Filati (July 1-3 2015) Feel the Yarn 2015 is going to show all the creations made by the 21 young designers coming from the most famous international fashion and design schools.
Stefanel Group, one of the most important fashion company where knitwear products are significantly listed in its catalogue, is offering a stage opportunity to the student who will be ranked as second at the Feel the Yarn contest.
Feel the Yarn 2015 contest is supported and sponsored both by the mills you can find listed in this post and by other organizations, such as CELC Masters of Linen, the European Confederation of Linen and Hemp which promotes products made using European linen and certified Masters of Linen 100% Made in Europe.
Feel the Yarn allows students coming from the most famous international fashion schools to test their skills as well to promote them. At the same time the contest allows the mills to meet young knitwear designers and to establish new collaborations.