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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. Guignard
    February 25, 2022 @ 6:41 am

    Bonjour, Qu’appelez-vous tricot boîte de conserve ?

    • Alexa Ludeman
      February 25, 2022 @ 3:21 pm

      We named ourselves Tin Can Knits because we are a partnership that is long distance. So we pictured ourselves like 2 children with tin cans and string, talking over long distances.

  2. New Knitters, Begin Here! | Tin Can Knits
    February 24, 2022 @ 6:00 am

    […] just a little piece of knitting with no particular purpose. You just want to figure out casting on, knitting, purling, and binding off. Those are the most important basics, and if that seems like too much, […]

  3. How to Knit Lace – an introduction to lace knitting | Tin Can Knits
    June 23, 2015 @ 12:00 am

    […] free learn-to-knit series with 8 patterns and in-depth tutorials covering knitting techniques from how to knit and purl to how to knit your first sweater and […]

  4. Free pattern Friday: Oats | espacetricot
    August 30, 2013 @ 7:58 am

    […] Can Knits has made available a great selection of online tutorials (e.g. How to Cast On (video), How to Knit (video), How to Purl (video), How to Bind Off (Video), How to Knit Your First Scarf, How to Weave […]

  5. How to Knit | Accessories
    August 2, 2013 @ 4:59 pm

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