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Month: September, 2013

PterotactKAL 2013 Video

From July 1st to September 21st 2013, 176 Ravelry members participated in this knit-a-long (KAL).  This video celebrates the people who started their projects AND the people who finished.  Behold!  Knitting is cool all over the globe…

Workshop In Berlin

Marc Smollin Designs

Irene De La Selva

Fabiana Vardaro

First “Official” Photo Shoot/ “4K Fox” Sweater

Well, Marc Smollin Designs Look Book #1 is on it’s way, as we wrapped up an incredible photo shoot with photographer Irene De La Selva.


We were joined by four incredible models, each of whom sported two MSD looks.  My amazing friend, Fabiana Vardaro, generously donated her stylist talents to the project (along with rounding up the photographer, models, and make-up artist!).  We stomped around Kreuzberg, Berlin for a few hours and took some great shots.

A few days before the shoot, I decided to make a boat-neck sweater for one of the girls to wear.  Using more than 4,000 yards of Habu silk, I knit non-stop for 48 hours to create the “4K Fox.”  Here are a couple amateur photos I nabbed with my iPhone during the photo shoot.

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All in all it was a fantastic experience.  I am so thankful to everyone involved, and I can’t wait to do more of these shoots in the future!