On the trail of the zeitgeist

New York City ‘Acquired! Shaping the National Design Collection’ exhibition at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, features hi-tech Stoll balaclava. What does it mean to be...

Striding towards a greener future at Yarn Expo Spring

Shanghai Sustainability took centre stage as streams of visitors explored the latest innovations. As a platform for discovery and business exchange, Yarn Expo Spring, held from...

Transforming the fashion industry at Premiere Vision Paris

Paris February show hosts 1180 international exhibitors and attracts 30,340 visitors to the Parc des Expositions in Paris. ‘A dynamic fashion industry undergoing a total transformation.’...

Pitti Time: Luxury, versatility, and responsibility

Florence, Italy A further edition marked by growth for 94th Pitti Immagine Filati: 115 exhibitors and over 3000 buyers. Pitti Immagine Filati in Florence presented luxury,...

Shima Seiki at Pitti Filati 94

Wakayama, Japan Shima’s SWG-XR WHOLEGARMENT machine will be shown in gauges 15L and 18L as well as a prototype machine in 22L at Pitti Filati. Shima...

Stoll’s Create Plus for Knitwear Lab

Almere, Netherlands Dutch design hub relies on top creative performance and patterning software with Virtual Knitting options. The Dutch company Knitwear Lab helps visions become reality....

Digitalisation meets traditional knitwear

Aidenbach, Germany Bavarian knitwear manufacturer Astrifa GmbH relies on Stoll’s Create Plus for the production of its traditional sweaters. Knitted jackets, pullovers, hats and scarves in...

Pitti Filati returns with new features and names

Florence, Italy 110 companies exhibiting, with a good proportion from outside of Italy, and many special projects. The upcoming edition of Pitti Immagine Filati 94 will...

Veritas trend book for the SS 2025 season

Paris Latest trends revealed ahead of Texworld Evolution Paris. Veritas, the trend book for the Spring-Summer 2025 season, looks at a world where each individual defends...

Shima Seiki raises the bar in Shanghai

Shanghai Japanese flat knitting technology leader introduces next generation prototype flat knitting machines to Asian markets at ITMA ASIA + CITME. ITMA ASIA + CITME, Asia’s...

Latest Shima Seiki technology on show at ITMA Asia + CITME

Wakayama, Japan Leading flat knitting solutions provider to showcase next-generation WHOLEGARMENT knitting machines in Shanghai. Leading flat knitting technology company Shima Seiki of Wakayama, Japan, will...

Cashmere transparency for Artwell with Haelixa

Zurich, Switzerland Hong Kong based cashmere knitwear producer Artwell adopts Swiss pioneer Haelixa’s physical traceability solution. In Inner Mongolia, herders have been raising cashmere goats for...

From MIT to Burning Man

Cambridge, MA, USA The Living Knitwork Pavilion is an interactive architectural installation combining textile arts and engineering on a desert landscape. Set against the vast and...

Eco-construction composite combines knit and mycelium

Newcastle, United Kingdom Mycocrete, a paste made with fungi, can be combined with a knitted textile framework to create environmentally friendly constructions. Scientists at two Universities...

Refocus for Jo Storie and BareFaced Knits

Rothbury, Northumberland, UK KnitLab North founder Jo Storie exits to focus on exciting new chapter of her knitwear design consultancy. Jo Storie, KnitLab North founder, has...

Designer perspective: ‘Color in Knitting: By Designers, for Designers’

London Knitwear designer Beth Ranson reviews Jörg Hartmann and Anna Gitelson-Kahn’s new book. Published in June 2023, ‘Color in Knitting: By Designers, for Designers’ was written...

The Knitting Leaflet Project

London Crowdsourced project enlists enthusiasts to unpick trends in knitwear. Knitters and knitwear fans are being asked to join together online to unravel the craft’s developments...

Alchemie joins forces with 42nd Cambridge Film Festival

Cambridge, United Kingdom Clean-tech leader and prominent event in cultural calendar to jointly champion environmental causes. Alchemie Technology, a leader in clean-tech solutions for textile dyeing...

Shima Seiki at the 3D TECH Festival

Wakayama, Japan Japanese leader to highlight it Digital Product Creation solutions. Japan’s Shima Seiki has announced it participation in the 3D TECH Festival, an online event...

Byborre elevates ready-to-order textiles collection

Amsterdam Dutch innovator adds new patterns and colours to offer 19 styles in 147 variants. Byborre, the pioneering textile company on a mission to transform the...