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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. [Woolly Adventures] 2020 in finished objects – KJHaxton
    December 31, 2020 @ 6:18 am

    […] terms of larger garments, I knitted my first cardigan – Harvest, by Tin Can Knits, in Malabrigo Rios yarn, Purple Mystery, then a Flax sweater also by Tin Can Knits in New Lanark […]

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

    […] out our tutorial). Hacking a pattern (to make your own design!)?  Start with the Flax pullover, Harvest Cardigan, Barley hat or Rye socks… then go […]

  3. elsabean
    December 25, 2013 @ 5:26 am

    I just realized that all The Simple Collection are free patterns! How very generous of you ~ love them all and hope to be knitting all of them this coming 2014!
    May you have a very lovely Holiday season!

  4. Fran Friel
    December 24, 2013 @ 12:04 pm

    Thank you for your beautiful generosity. Wishing you and your family a Joyous Holiday!

  5. Annie
    December 24, 2013 @ 11:33 am

    I really love your patterns! They are so simply classic.