- Kyoko Nakayoshi, founder of Cotton & Cloud
Featured on KnitScene’s List of ‘8 Designers to Watch in 2012’
Knit Unique - Timeless Style
Cotton & Cloud is all about knitting with a fresh approach and timeless designs.
Hailed as one of the designers to watch by KnitScene, Kyoko Nakayoshi came to the UK in her early teens. She transformed her career as a healthcare professional and founded Cotton & Cloud to focus on hand knitting and designs that you won't find anywhere else. Kyoko now lives in London where the vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere fuels her creative imagination.
Cotton & Cloud is a unique blend of Japanese & Western cultures. Often using seamless and short-row knitting techniques, the designs offer a tactile experience of innovative knitting, producing elegant and wearable knitwear for all ages.
A champion of fun, ethical and creative living, Kyoko designs with yarns from companies who are leading the way in eco-friendly raw materials, focusing on new discovery and making heart-warming and lasting things by hands.
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This website showcases Cotton & Cloud designs for creative knitters all over the world allowing you to browse and buy all your favourite original patterns.
Cotton & Cloud designs are regularly featured and sold throughout the UK and US in knitting magazines and books, as well as in many independent knitting shops around the world.
If you have any questions or feedback about Cotton & Cloud please don't hesitate to get in touch.