ITSUKO KOSUDA Profile English


Itsuko Kosuda was born in the city of Daisen, in Akita Prefecture of Japan. She is a knitwear designer, and has her own craft shop and knitting school in central Tokyo since 2006. She graduated from Akita National University, majoring in education. She is extremely interested in knitting sweaters and other knitwear since she was a child because she had a very unique, petite body size. So she liked wearing fitted sweaters that knitted by herself and own way without any official lesson. Then after she got the official qualification of a hand-knitted instructor during her full-time housewife. And then private knit school was open in her house since year 1992. She joined several exhibitions such as Tokyo design FESTA, during this period I was noticed by a certain design manufacturer company. This is one of mile stone for her. Then her work of a craft was introduced in the several books. Also her own books were published year 2008.Also She was nominated as a design director for qualification of a hand-knitted association. After these activities, a general corporate international craft society was found by her and her group in January 2013 . This society is here for expanding various craft as well as fancywork. To do so, own and group exhibition were held in Tokyo. Also She was introduced by NHK which is Japanese public Television year 2014, This is her present situation. She is charmed this craft which is created from only one string. This craft can make the infinite shape and design. Gradually, the material is attracted by the natural material of the silk and others. It is art, but suits for wearing. This is Original knit, but it is suits for emphasize the person’s existence sense. Today She has kept knitting and enjoying the condition which disagrees as art and useful weaa

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