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Emily Wessel

Hi! I’m Emily Wessel, I design fun-to-knit patterns and helpful technique tutorials. I live in Edinburgh, Scotland with my husband and two kids, where I like to run, knit, learn languages, and hang out with friends. I am co-founder and designer at Tin Can Knits -


  1. Karen
    February 7, 2021 @ 4:07 pm

    Thank you for taking the time to teach us how to value and recreate knitting handiwork. It is time well spent and gives a sense of satisfaction in being a part of a restorative nature.

  2. How to Recycle Yarn from Second-Hand Sweaters | Tin Can Knits
    February 1, 2021 @ 7:56 am

    […] yarns into balls for use. If you don’t have a ball-winder and swift, follow our tutorial on how to hand-wind a centre-pull ball of yarn. You can work with these yarns held singly or by holding two or more strands together to achieve a […]

  3. kreedknits
    August 7, 2017 @ 8:40 am

    Reblogged this on kreedknits and commented:
    A fantastic way to wind relatively small amounts of yarn!

  4. Ball Winder? « Love, Lindsaypai
    June 8, 2009 @ 9:46 am

    […] wound center pull ball. A conglomeration of this and […]