Emdal Studio Tapestry Blankets

Textile art dazzling enough to hang outdoors

One look at Signe Emdal’s contemporary scarves and it’s clear that they’re artwork as much as vehicles for warmth; the emotion-based color choices and nature-inspired patterns scintillate with an energy. In our interview with the artist back in 2014, the Danish textile artist explained how her vintage German knitting machine from the ’80s set physical limitations (including her self-imposed mission to be 100% no-waste) yet …

Knit Merino Wool Hats from Rustic Threads

Super-soft, dip-dyed beanies made by hand in Joshua Tree

Inside a small boutique called The End, in the arid desert of Old Town Yucca Valley, CA, we stumbled upon some hats that beckoned to be touched and held. The hats are knitted by Taylor Elyse Compton, a Joshua Tree resident, who has a small studio called Rustic Threads. Compton sources 100% merino wool—softer and lighter than other wools, and without the itchiness—from Ohio, which …

Adidas Consortium FW ’14 Primeknit Pure BOOST

Two limited edition colorways combine all of the German brand's top running tech

Adidas‘ Primeknit technology continues to impress, slowly picking away at the knit market almost entirely dominated by Nike—and the latest release for FW 2014 from their limited edition Consortium line is sure to help in the endeavor. Two new colorways of the Primeknit Pure BOOST shoes make use of nearly all of the brand’s most buzz-worthy technologies, including a fully knit upper, BOOST foam cushioning …