December 2018 - FIONA ALICE

December 01, 2018

Fiona Alice is a Canadian knitwear designer, originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, but now resides in Helsinki, Finland.

Fiona has always loved to travel and often incorporates inspiration from new cities and landscapes into her designs.

While she was living in London, England, Fiona published her first book, Take Heart: A Transatlantic Knitting Journey, with Pom Press in 2015. Fiona is continuing to work with knitting publications and yarn companies while also exploring her new home in Finland.

Stop by the shop to see the Gneiss sweater as seen in Amirisu Issue 14, the Virva collection as seen in Laine Issue 3 and the Tuli cowl.



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