Miss Knitwear

Wrap yourself in the love and soft femininity of Miss Knitwear’s luxuriously elegant knitted lace wraps, cover ups, ponchos and throws. Nurture and nourish your beautiful shoulders with the lightweight softness of pure kid mohair knitted in sheer, diaphanous lace.

“Through my belief in treading lightly on the earth, I use only the finest quality of natural fine kid mohair yarn. My yarn is spun from the fleece of the Angora goats in the Karoo” – Candice Johnson / Miss Knitwear

Candice Johnson is an artist with a natural flair for painting and fashion illustration. Born in Port Elizabeth in 1975, Candice graduated from the Cape Peninsula School of Fashion design and technology in 1996.

“My design career began at Danco Knitwear in 1997 designing knitwear for local and international fashion industries. I have worked on all original colour concepts, patterns, yarn and fabric design. From merchandising and range building through to production for many years to follow.

Miss Knitwear was established in 2013. Candice created her first luxurious collection of fine kid mohair shawls scarves and throws, using the finest and purest quality of pure kid mohair.

“All my yarn is sourced from the Karoo and spun in my hometown of Port Elizabeth. Each exquisite knitwear piece is made in Cape Town by local knitters and factories and handfinished in my studio in Gardens.”

Combining craftmanship and love, dreams of romance become extraordinary innovations.

With a passion for design and respect for the natural world, Candice Johnson was nominated as one of the Top 5 Rising Stars for 2013 by House and Leisure magazine. Candice also showcased her collection at the Cape Town Design Indaba 2014.

In 2014 Candice incorporated locally sourced ostrich feathers to her shawl collection.

In 2015 ponchos , wraps and cardigans were added to her women’s collection and Candice continues to develop her men’s and décor Miss Knitwear collections.

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