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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. Marie
    November 21, 2014 @ 1:17 pm

    sooo nice pattern and the wool of old maiden is perfect. I live in Germany and am a big fan of her wool. Lilith is a great colour artist and fits perfect to these beautiful pattern! By the way I just knit your Harvest. It fits perfectly. Never knitted such an exect fitting piece. Thank you for that beautiful piece.

  2. Sitka Spruce Hat – DK weight pattern hack | Tin Can Knits
    November 21, 2014 @ 12:12 pm

    […] love Old Maiden Aunt’s yarns, and enjoyed a visit to her studio in West Kilbride last summer.  This particular colourway is ‘lon-dubh’ (blackbird), […]

  3. littleblackdogsa
    July 30, 2013 @ 1:31 am

    These are so pretty, I am nearly drooling!! :-) Wish I was there!