Filmar 's Yarns among the winners of Feel the Yarn contest
The tenth edition of the Feel the Yarn contest ended on June 28th with the prize-giving event held at the Pitti Immagine fair dedicated to the knitting yarn sector.
To win the first prize (a scholarship of 5,000 euros as a contribution for the registration to the Master "Creative Knitwear Designer" by Modateca Deanna and Accademia Costume & Moda), a student of Polimoda of Florence, Camilla Conti, who had the better on projects presented by 26 other students, coming from 15 schools in 11 different countries.
The second prize was awarded to the student Jennifer Gibson of the Royal College of Art in London who used the Filmar yarns to make magnificent garments in Nile, Filoscozia, Wooly and the super-soft Cotton Cashmere. The student will carry out a paid internship at the style office of the JNBY company in Hangzhou, China: a highly formative experience that will allow her to enhance her knitwear and fashion skills.