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Latest update : 2012-12-21

World Tricot

It's a beautiful story, almost a christmas tale. Once upon a time there was a dynamic young woman that decided to settle in Franche-Comté, in eastern France, in order to give work to disadvantaged women.

That woman, Carmen Colle, teaches them how to knit but also how to create unique patterns. Her business, World Tricot, grows thanks to the orders of parisian Haute Couture houses.
But one day, one of these houses is mistaken and steals a pattern from Carmen. A rough patch, then hits carmen and her knitters.
Today their problems are solved and a new Era begins for the Dippy Ladies of Lure as Christian Lacroix used to call them...
And for 2013, they decided to go for the Asian market. Merry Christmas Carmen ! Have a happy and audacious year for 2013 !

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