amirisu operates two brick-and-mortar locations in Japan. Walnut Kyoto is our a flagship store in Kyoto, and Walnut Tokyo is our location in the Minami Aoyama area in Tokyo. If you've visited us in Tokyo in the past, please note that from June 2021 we have a new location (see below for details).

We carry various imported brands including Brooklyn Tweed, Woolfolk, Madelinetosh, Qunice & Co., and Hiyahiya, as well as products from Japanese companies such as Tulip and DARUMA. We also have our own original products and yarns, and carry several brands and products that are available no where else in Japan. We continue to expand our selection to complement projects introduced in our magazine and other newly released patterns.

We regularly offer knitting classes and occasional workshops, follow us on Facebook or Instagram for updates.



Located in the heart of Kyoto, our flagship store carries a wide selection of products and is also home to many sample garments and projects from amirisu magazine. Feel free to stop in during your next sightseeing trip to Kyoto.

Address: 745 Kikuya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, take the stairs up to the 2nd floor
Phone: 075-708-7210 (during business hours)
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00-16:00*
Closed: Sunday and Monday
Parking available for 1 vehicle.

* From Thursday, March 28th, 2024, WALNUT Kyoto will operate with shortened hours (11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m). We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. This change is temporary, please check our Instagram account for further updates.

 ・Customers are encouraged to bring their own shopping bags. Paper shopping bags are available for a small fee.
・Yarn winding: As a rule, we can wind up to two skeins per person as a service in-store. However, please understand that when the shop is very busy we may not be able to offer this service as we operate our shop with only a few staff members. 

TOKYO (Google Map)

We reopened our Tokyo shop in a new location on June 10, 2021. The Tokyo shop features our original yarns and products as well as regular new arrivals of imported yarns and notions.

Address: DeLCCS Minami Aoyama 1F-2, 3-8-5 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-6910-5753 (during business hours)
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00-17:00
Closed: Sunday and Monday
Located between Omotesando Station and Gaienmae Station

 ・Customers are encouraged to bring their own shopping bags. Paper shopping bags are available for a small fee.
・Yarn winding: Yarn winding is self-service. We are happy to explain how to use the shop equipment, so please feel free to ask a staff member if you would like to wind some of your new yarn before leaving the shop.

Tax Refunds for International Customers

International visitors to our shops may be eligible to receive tax refunds on qualifying purchases. (Minimum purchase of ¥5,000 before tax, additional conditions apply. Details are available in-store.)
Our shops use an app called Pie VAT for these refunds. You can read more about this app at the link below:

If you are interested in receiving a tax refund for your WALNUT purchase, please be sure to bring your passport and consider installing Pie VAT in advance. Please note that the refund procedures must be completed before leaving the shop.