ITO BAMBOO LEAF Embroidery Pattern

The Bamboo Leaf pattern is a small decorative embroidery design for pillowcases, clothing or simply as a wall hanging in the embroidery frame. Thanks to the silk embroidery Yarn ITO Iki, the embroidered image has a beautiful shine that changes with light and creates light and shadow effects. The monochrome version in grey looks almost like a watercolor painting. The variations in green tones are more naturalistic. The pattern gets more depth by using light and dark hues, even if they are chosen abstractly.

YUKIKO Triangular Shawl AYM Kokedama #11 Pink

This is the perfect project for beginners, who want to try their hands on triangular shawls!


As promised, another free ITO Rakuda pattern for you! The MITAKA scarf pattern is so simple it is suitable even for absolute beginners, yet the result is chic and stylish.

ITO IWAKI Wrist Warmers

We’re super excited about our new yarn line, ITO Rakuda, a dreamy mix of wool and camel fiber. It is gloriously soft and full-bodied, plumping up nicely during its first dip in the handwash bucket.

ITO wants to spread the excitement with two free patterns for Rakuda. First up, IWAKI Wrist Warmers. You know what they say: “Cold hands, warm heart.” Now you can have warm hands, too! This super simple pattern can be whipped up in no time with just one cone of ITO Rakuda.

ITO Zome Gima

You can make these pretty little coasters in no time. All you need is the ITO weaving loom and some thin yarn (approx. 8 m / 9 yds). ITO Gima (held double) or ITO Zome Gima are perfect for this project.


Cotton yarns are great for interior accessories - coasters, table runners, place mats, bowls, bags... ITO's three cotton qualities, classic Gima 8.5 and new kids Mizu and Zome Gima couldn't be more different and make combined for interesting and unusual results wabi-sabi style!

ITO Zome Gima

There are two new special additions to the ITO assortment: ITO Zome Gima and ITO Mizu.
Both yarns follow the Japanese aesthetic of wabi-sabi and are quite unusual for western knitters for sure.

Japanese Knitting Pattern - Graph

The basics of Japanese Knitting Patterns are explained in this introductory article.

ITO Serishin

Developed in Japan the long-awaited new palette of 10 colors for ITO Serishin has arrived!

Sequence Knitting by Cecelia Campochiaro

The concept of Cecelia Campochiaro’s technic is simple: take a sequence of stitches and repeat them again and again. Depending on how you repeat them, different fabrics can be created. While a few of these fabrics are familiar, many are new to the knitting world.

ITO Gima 8.5new colors 2016

ITO spring collection 2016 brings new colors! ITO Gima 8.5 is coming in six new trendy shades. ITO Washi gets two new anticipated colors: Denim refines the blue hues and Enji adds a classic red. Both qualities are available from January 15th 2016.

Accessory Yarn Masaki

Accessory Yarn MASAKI is the new art-yarn-line of the Japanese fashion label M&KYOKO. The unusual collection includes 24 qualities that surprise by innovative materials and special structures. Modern high-tech fibers, such as holographic nylon ribbon meet classic high-grade natural fibers such as silk, mohair and alpaca. Traditional Japanese craftsmanship and manufacturing methods are transferred into contemporary yarns.

Cooperation ITO & Jana Huck / Scarf Rheindrops

Inspired by the minimalistic elegance of Japanese Design Jana Huck created three scarfs in cooperation with ITO yarns. The designs inspire to playful experimentation and convince by their absolute modernity.

ITO Knitting Magazine No. 3 PLAIN KNITS

With PLAIN KNITS, we introduces 13 knitting patterns for simple basics: cuddly winter pullovers, business cardigans, silky summer tops. The focus is on beautiful materials, noble fiber combinations as well as simple patterns and well-fitting designs for a timeless wardrobe. There are 10 pullovers, tops and cardigans...

OTSU Beanie

Inspired by the great new fall colors we have designed the cozy OTSU beanie, the perfect fall companion. There are two versions: knit it either in SENSAI held triple (multicolored version in Lilac, Tangerine & New Blue) or with one strand AWAYUKI and one strand SENSAI (blue version in new blue) held together. With over 40 SENSAI colors and 16 AWAYUKI colors, there are endless combinations possible. We are looking forward to seeing your version!


There are 20 new colors for the favourite qualities AWAYUKI, KINU & SENSAI.

ITO Accessories Collektion Needle Case

5 beautiful and useful storage accessories in Japanese minimalistic design. For knitting projects and yarn storage as well as for the daily use at home and on the road.

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