Pom Pom, yarn, and brown paper packages tied up with string – what do
they all have in common? They are, of course, some of our favourite
things, but they also arrive on your doorstep because of those
teeny-tiny bits of paper – stamps!
This issue Pompom's contributors have designed their knits using a postage
stamp as inspiration. Where possible, each design uses a yarn which
originates from the same country as said stamp and these ten patterns
are certainly something to write home about. Each stamp has been
re-imagined by Elena Skoreyko Wagner and her playful paper cut
illustrations are dotted around the knits and throughout the issue.
You’ll also find Pompom's resident columnist Anna Maltz musing on the
connection between stamps and knitting style, Meghan Fernandes exploring
how snail mail links our long-distance knitting relationships, and
artist Grace Chin explaining her process as a paper artist. There is also a
tasty pie recipe by Rebecca Lawrence – a perfectly portable parcel of