Barcelona Knits will gather more than 30 national and international brands in an unique space to offer both products and services related with the art of knitting. Wool producers, small artisans, spinners, indie dyers, prestigious designers, accessory designers for knitters and publishers will come together at the fair
Barcelona Knits has the objective of spreading and giving visibility to artisans, designers, small producers and to inaugurate the wool season with an unique experience for everyone: exhibitors, work-shoppers and visitors.
In order to enjoy even more the Barcelona Knits’ experience, there will be a variety of entertaining activities during the weekend.
Lucía Ruiz de Aguirre Rodríguez, aka @luymou is a knitwear designer from A Coruña. She has designed an exclusive pattern only for this fair, knitted with La Bien Aimée Merino Singles in a special color, also created exclusively for Barcelona Knits. We just want to see millions of Vicens’ Shawls all over the world!
About Vicens Shawl
When I was asked to design this commemorative shawl for the yarn festival, I saw it clear that it had to be a garment that represented the city, and there is nothing more representative of Barcelona than modernism, and no one represents it as internationally as Gaudí does. So I resorted to my favourite piece by the architect, which happens to be one of his less well-known ones, the Vicens House, as I rediscovered its triangle-shaped ceramic veneering, that reminded me of the lotus flowers.
I also figured that the shawl should be apt for all kinds of knitters, experienced and not, and that it should be able to grow in case anyone opted to use more yarn than it was originally designed for. And that’s how the Vincent shawl was born, a simple and enjoyable shawl, with a modernist twist that I hope you enjoy knitting.
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