The story behind ozetta handmade knitwear

An excerpt from my interview for featured shop on Etsy,

My shop is dedicated to my great-grandmother Marjorie Ozetta, who taught me the foundations of knitting and crocheting when I was 10 years old. I would stay with her for weeks in the summer months, and we would wake up early to cook breakfast, watch movies, and curl up in her handmade quilts, crocheting. She always said “little Hailey, you can do anything.” I would pick up my needles every year around the holidays, but when she passed away in 2007, I picked them up and never put them down. I wanted to keep her memory alive in some way, so I opened my shop.

My work involves both knitting and crocheting, and each piece I make is full of meaning, love, and attention to detail. I get excited when I work on something new – it’s almost like I can’t rest until I finish. I attach a handcrafted, wooden Ozetta tag to each piece, which, coupled with my craftsmanship, makes it authentic and unique. I think when people read about my shop, they feel as though they are wearing a part of a story, and to me this is more important than anything.

Ozetta Knitwear was a featured shop on etsy, read my interview to know more about my shop story and inspiration!
https://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2013/featured-shop-ozetta/

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Ozetta Featured + Press

West Elm, Feature
ETSY, Featured Shop and Interview
The Simple Things Magazine, Feature
We Are Knitters, Multiple features on social media and hired blog post author
Wool and the Gang, Featured on social media
Minnetonka Moccasin, Hired for a custom designed boot cuff and DIY pattern
Minnetonka Moccasin, Multiple features on social media and blog
Yahoo Article, Feature and Interview
Mlle Bride, Feature
ETSY Podcast, Interview
Simply Crochet Magazine, Feature
The Glitter Guide, Feature
Cool Mom Picks, Feature
Buzzfeed, Feature
HGTV Holiday Gift Guide for Emily Henderson
Huffington Post, Feature
Whipping Post, Multiple features on social media
HRH Collection Blog
ETSY, Multiple gift guide features
The Adorned Article, Interview
Bringing Design Home, Interview
Unofficial Etsy Featured Sellers, Interview
Kalie Garrett, Feature
British Vogue Magazine, Feature
ETSY, Multiple features on social media
Joann Craft Stores, Featured on social media
Our Maker Life Make Book 1, Feature and Interview


S H O P
http://www.etsy.com/shop/ozetta?ref=ss_profile

I N S T A G R A M
@ozetta

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