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17th January 2023

Kaffe Fassett has continued to charm largely female audiences for years, rather like the Wing Commander in Elizabeth Taylor's At Mrs Lippincote's (1945) who leans against the mantelpiece in the Mess doing his wife's knitting and turns the heel to the delight of the officers' wives. Kaffe Fassett's early ground-breaking knitting patterns used dozens of colours and were notoriously complex, but they inspired knitters everywhere. This is his Kilim Jacket, modelled in 1992 by a young Kate Moss on the cover of Rowan Magazine 10. 

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