RenataZ Knitware, Mendenales, NM
PO Box 694 Medanales NM 87548 | 505.685.4536 |
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About Me:

I began to knit when I was 8 years old. In Germany, where I grew up, it is part of the culture, so to speak.

Renata Zimmerman, KnitwearWhen I came to the United States of America, I learnt to knit on a home knitting machine. It enabled me to use fine yarns that can be mixed and matched. I always strive to produce lightweight, smooth garments made out of thin yarn combined with novelty yarns.

A knitting machine/loom is essential for this kind of knitwear. I am one of the few people who produce garments on a home knitting machine/loom. There is no computer or motor involved in the process.

I make coats, jackets, sweaters, scarves ... you name it. Each one-of-a-kind piece is knitted and finished by hand. handloomed garment, green button detailThe attention I pay to details such as buttons or pockets, gives my creations their special, unique touch.

I get the ideas for shapes and color combinations from my surroundings and my daily walks in nature. Due to the high elevation here in New Mexico, there is constant change in the colors and shapes in the landscape where I live. This constant inspiration keeps me going and supplies me with endless possibilities for my future knitting projects.