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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. Farida Cloete
    July 19, 2019 @ 2:57 am

    Too beautiful and ingenious, simply love it. Thanks so much for sharing.

  2. #TCKnewtricksKAL | Tin Can Knits
    August 11, 2017 @ 2:11 pm

    […] to knit a bobble tutorial! Grafting Garter Stitch? Try the Lowlands Hat! Pinhole Cast-on? Try the Vivid or POP blankets. Colourwork?  Try the free Clayoquot Toque… and learn more about how to knit […]

  3. kiwigirl42
    June 18, 2013 @ 12:16 am

    have just ordered a copy of your book. I love every pattern in it which is very unusual. can’t wait to get it

    • Emily Wessel
      June 21, 2013 @ 3:34 am

      Thanks for the lovely compliment! We must have a shared sense of style :) ~ Emily

  4. Truly Myrtle
    May 29, 2013 @ 2:12 am

    I LOVE it! What to knit first?! It’s another goodie.

  5. Julie
    May 28, 2013 @ 4:39 pm

    such a gorgeous blanket, and these are amazing tips, especially for a first time big blanket knitter (like myself). thanks so much!

  6. itwasjudith
    May 28, 2013 @ 2:26 am

    I was thinking of pre-ordering the print book. I have no ravelry account, would I still be able to receive the e-book? cheers!

    • Emily Wessel
      May 28, 2013 @ 7:54 am

      If you pre-order the print book now, I can send you an email with a link to download the ebook! You don’t need to have a ravelry account!
      Cheers – Emily

      • itwasjudith
        May 28, 2013 @ 12:24 pm

        thank you Emily!

      • itwasjudith
        May 29, 2013 @ 8:05 am

        Great, I pre-ordered the book this morning. Looking forward to receive the link, I hope to take one of the patterns with me while travelling. Cheers!

  7. monsteryarns
    May 28, 2013 @ 1:05 am

    I have ordered my copy and can’t wait for it to arrive. All the patterns look beautiful, airy and elegant. I aspire to knit like you!