Celebrating the tradition of textiles, craftsmanship, and collaboration, each knit in our library has a point of origin, a distant ancestor or family likeness, and we have named them after the rich history and natural wonders of the countries that inspired their creation:
Sverige, Norge, Denmark, Ísland, Rossiya, Éire, Alba, Nederland, England, France, Elláda, Italia, España, Canada, United States, Perú, Misr, Al-Mamlakah al-Maghribiyyah, Botswana, Nippon, People's Republic of China, India, Sri Lanka, Aotearoa, and Bahrain.
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Hesperios Knit Library:
Concept & System By: Autumn Hrubý
Research: Autumn Hrubý, Lily Gradante
System Production: Miye Mccullough
Country Artifact Text By: Julia Berick
Collage by: Autumn Hrubý
All Knitwear Design By:
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Hesperios Knit Library Artifact
The city of Delft was made famous by two enormously popular early exports: the first is what is now called delftware, a style of tin-glazed earthenware; the second is the painter Johannes Vermeer who was born in Delft. Delftware drew its inspiration from the majolica of Portugal and the porcelain of China—both of which passed through Dutch ports— and Delft became a center of their particular style from the second half of the seventeenth century. So inspired were they by porcelain from China that their work more frequently displayed scenes taken from Chinese pottery than that of daily life in the Netherlands.