florenceFlorence at any time of the year is a treat, but in winter during Pitti Filati it really is special. People watching is inspiring because the city is overrun with designers, but not just any designers they are the knitwear creators of most of our most coveted brands. Pitti filati is the ‘go to’ yarn show for all respectable design houses in Europe and much further afield. It is a particular favourite of the Americans. It is the only place to see all the notable spinners mainly European, and predominantly Italian yarn mills, showcasing the finest qualities under one roof. It is two floors of glorious stands of theatrical displays of knitwear, swatches and yarns.

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