Imori sews!

I have always loved the more, shall we say, domestic crafts, like sewing, cooking, and of course knitting. This often comes as a surprise...

Where did the time go?

Somehow between my last post and now, a few months have gone by. Is this just part of getting older, that you completely lose track of...

World Cup Fever Strikes imoriknits!

For my Southern Hemisphere friends, this is the middle of the winter and especially on the North Island of New Zealand, the middle of a...

Japan is...not about tradition

I've been thinking a lot about the relationship between "tradition" and my own designs recently. I always tell people that I make knitted...

Thinking with color

I have a problem with plum. To be more specific, I have a nearly pathological obsession with the color, plum. It's not just that I like...

Kyoto, the original inspiration

It is a bit of a cliche to say that Kyoto is the cultural mecca of Japan; every advertisement beckoning tourists (both domestic and...

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