We Are Knitters’ All-in-One Kits

Make DIY sweaters and beanies easily, even if you're a beginner

Whether you find knitting meditative or enjoy the rebellious act of slow handmade fashion, the season is here for those of us in the northern hemisphere. Design-forward kit-making companies like Kitterly and Wool and the Gang (plus print magazines like Knit Wit) already make it easier than ever to get excited to purl, but another name in the knitting kit world, We Are Knitters has …

Started From Underwear, Now They’re Here: Baserange

The two founders on their thoughtful growth in ethically made, sustainable apparel

The pared-down, simple styles and tactile fabrics of Danish-French label Baserange’s SS16 collection feel quietly revolutionary, elevating everyday-wear into something quite a bit more interesting. The brand—whose name stands for Basic Aesthetic for Sustainable Easywear—combines laid-back French elegance with Scandinavian cool, for a versatile collection that ranges from underwear and swimwear to sweaters and soft cotton skirts in nude and “egg yellow” hues. We wanted …

Maggie Thompson’s Makwa Studio

The textile artist challenges perceptions of Native American fashion with her knitted accessories

Minneapolis-based textile artist Maggie Thompson has been grappling with ideas, perceptions and systems of authenticity from the moment she was born. With a Native American father and an Irish-German mother, she’s met with questions every step of the way regarding her identity as Native American. The RISD alum (and member of the Fond du Lac Ojibwe tribe) offers answers—through her fine art works—to the challenging …