Monthly Archives: December 2011

My model Kari-Anne

Kari-Anne Næssø came like a whirlwind into my life, when I was desperate for a model for the photo shoot on a Friday in September. I had several ballerinas that could work on the weekend but none that could work … Continue reading

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Yarn shops in Oslo

Here is a list of my favorite yarn shops in Oslo: NØSTET MITT at Storo Shopping Centre, take the Kjelsås tram or the tube there, approx 15 min from the city centre, www.nostetmitt.no  They have a large selection of Rowan yarns, Artesano … Continue reading

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Gingerbread – Pepperkaker

I wanted to share this popular Christmas event with you all, a successful attempt to build the world longest gingerbread train at Oslo Central Train station. It was 4 tracks wide with a total of 617 carriages and measured 206 … Continue reading

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Swatches from My Book

Here is a small selection of swatches I made in preparation for designing garments for my book. I love knitting cables and my favorite yarn for making any aran garment is Mostly Merino Lightweight Yarn, made of 77% merino/fine wool … Continue reading

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Make-up Artist Line Sekkingstad

Professional make-up and hair styling was a priority for my book, since I wanted hairdressing and make-up for different occasions well fitted to the knitted garments. After exhausting all my contacts and asking all the make-up artists I had contacted … Continue reading

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My model Francesca

From the very beginning, I wanted professional dancers with their total body awareness as models for my hand knitting book. Their elegance, pose and superb posture has attracted me from my childhood days. The last few years we have seen … Continue reading

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Finishing Techniques

After several years working as a PR consultant for architectural firms, I decided it was time to find a job related to my hobby, read obsession of, knitting. I found an ad in an Rowan Magazine where they advertised for … Continue reading

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