Friday Knitting Inspiration. Coohem.

//Friday Knitting Inspiration. Coohem.

Friday Knitting Inspiration. Coohem.

Happy Friday!

This week I am fascinated by Coohem, a Japanese knitwear brand. The brand emerged from Yonetomi Seni Co. company that has been in textile business since 1952. The company has its own absolutely unique style and stands out among other knitwear brands with their design aesthetics and technical innovations. The brand has developed an absolutely innovative approach to creating knitwear. Yonetomi Seni Co. has been working for decades creating its own knit textile techniques. As a result of this work “Yonetomi Tweeds” were born – innovative and original knit tweed fabric. The fabric is created by combining various yarns – mixing different fibers, textures and colors.

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Yonetomi Tweeds. Photo: www.coohem.jp

The knitwear created with this fabric is absolutely fascinating! Classic knit tweed jackets, vests, dresses, sweaters and skirts…

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Collection: Autumn/Winter 2010. Photo: www.coohem.jp

The knit tweed creates a firm and steady fabric that can be turned into beautiful structured garments.

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Collection: Autumn/Winter 2010. Photo: www.coohem.jp

Coohem combines classic knitwear techniques with their own innovative approach and mixes traditional knit fabric with their knit tweed to create unique and outstanding knitwear pieces.

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Collection: Autumn/Winter 2010. Photo: www.coohem.jp

This is why I love knitwear so much – there are no rules, no boundaries and no limits to what you can do with yarn in your hands! I hope you are inspired to experiment this weekend with your skeins and needles!

Find more inspiring knitwear on brand’s official website www.coohem.jp.

Have a great weekend!


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By | 2016-04-10T08:27:10+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Knitting Inspiration|13 Comments

13 Comments

  1. Tracey March 4, 2016 at 9:55 am - Reply

    Just beautiful!!!
    Happy Friday dear Alina.

    • Alina March 4, 2016 at 6:47 pm - Reply

      Thank you, dear Tracey! I hope you will have a wonderful weekend!

  2. Zeta March 4, 2016 at 3:16 pm - Reply

    Oh I’m definitely inspired to play with yarn!
    If only I had more time…..

    • Alina March 4, 2016 at 6:47 pm - Reply

      Yes, time… Always the main obstacle to overcome in knitting!

  3. Katherine March 5, 2016 at 5:34 am - Reply

    You find such interesting knits! so clever – these are just fascinating, and I love the tweedy yarn. Thank you for sharing these with us!

    • Alina March 5, 2016 at 10:15 am - Reply

      You are so welcome, Katherine! I am glad you like these posts, I really enjoy putting them together!

  4. sustainablemum March 5, 2016 at 8:43 am - Reply

    You find the most amazing designers! I love the structure of these knits.

    • Alina March 5, 2016 at 10:19 am - Reply

      Yes, I fell in love with structure as well. Usually knitwear drapes and “flows” around the body, so this technology of knit tweed is really intriguing!

  5. Debbie March 5, 2016 at 4:39 pm - Reply

    oooooh you describe knitted wear perfectly. i adore the short black jacket, the one with the gold stitching?? that is something i would wear and enjoy!!! have a beautiful sunday!!!!

    • Alina March 10, 2016 at 9:50 am - Reply

      I am glad you love it, Debbie! I love this jacket as well, it has this vintage look around it and is very similar to classic Chanel.

  6. Julie March 8, 2016 at 10:47 am - Reply

    Ooh, the texture!! this is really inspiring, I bet that something similar could be achieved in hand knitting with holding different types of yarn together. Magic!

    • Alina March 10, 2016 at 9:52 am - Reply

      Absolutely! Hand knitting doesn’t have any boundaries at all!! Except for the time of course…

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