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JimiKnits.com Knitwear Design


Representation matters!

If you’re on Instagram, check out these tags: #blackpeopledoknit #blackgirlsknit #representationmatters #blackknittersofinstagram #blackyarndyersofinstagram #blackcrafters #pocknitters


Missy Bimbamboum - Ravelry: NappyknitterB, Instagram: @nappyknitter

Designer, teacher and fantastic knitter. Feature: sock design, sweater knitting and photography.



Denise Twum - Ravelry: Awurama, Instagram: @niceyknits

Knitwear designer. Feature: chunky knits.



Sandhya S - Ravelry & Instagram: @swatchophile

Knitwear designer. Feature: chunky knits.



Emonie - Ravelry: HopkinsStudio Instagram: @hopkinsfiberstudio

Indie yarn dyer, spinner and weaver. Feature: spinning fibre and sustainable yarns.



Steve Malcolm - Ravelry & Instagram:  @mrhugzzz

Hand knitwear designer - Feature: sweaters and cables. 



Knitwear designer, Jeanette Sloan has written an incredible article about diversity in the crafting community. Check it out here: https://jeanettesloan.wordpress.com/2018/10/17/black-people-do-knit-the-diversknitty-conversation/ She also has a list of POC crafters and designers: https://jeanettesloan.wordpress.com/poc-designers-crafters/

Here are a few links to blogs, fellow crafters, indie yarn dyers and other things that I find interesting. I’ll be updating this page occasionally to keep it nice and fresh!

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