Monthly Archives: August 2012

Bergere de France

I have received yet another shade card with tiny yarn cuttings to study and admire! This time it is from the French yarn company Bergere, soon available in Norway. I have been translating a number of their patterns into Norwegian, … Continue reading

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Parallel Practises in Fashion and Architecture

Skin & Bones, was the name of a captivating exhibition I went to at Somerset House in London in 2008, marking the launch of the Embankment Galleries with their barrel vaulted space, which was extremely inspiring but equally thought provoking. … Continue reading

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Arne & Carlos Exhibition at Doga

Just like the British artist couple Gilbert & George, Arne & Carlos has become a conceptual art piece in themselves. They are multi talented and have an impressive ability to adapt into different directions from fashion to book production to … Continue reading

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Whole Wood

Or rather “Hel Ved” in Norwegian is the title of an unlikely bestseller written by author Lars Mytting published by Kagge, last year, which is still close to the top of the list nearly a year later! Initially 4000 copies … Continue reading

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Pom Pom Magazine

The second issue of Pom Pom quarterly is out and I have chosen to subscribe to this charming craftsy knitting- and crocheting magazine, established in London 2012, printed on recycled paper of good quality. This is the second issue edited … Continue reading

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Wollmeise – One of My Favourite Yarns

Yes, it is one of my favourite yarns too! The number of fans the German Wollmeise yarn has, seems to be increasing all the time. It is one of those discoveries you hear about through other knitters and whose reputation … Continue reading

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Reunited with My Belongings

Removals was Saturday 30.th of June from our old flat in Brentford Dock in Greater London and estimated arrival in Oslo was the beginning of week comencing 23.rd of July. As you might have guessed that did not happen instead … Continue reading

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Shibui Knits Geometry

Geometry is the name of the latest collection of patterns from Shibui. It is hard not to be captivated by it. Geometry is “An ode to angles, simple shapes, and the art of mathematics, Shibui Geometry is a modern collection … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time Vol 2. Vintage Knitting Patterns 1930 – 1959

This marvellous book came out last autumn but it has taken me awhile to get my hands on it. Susan Crawford & Jane Waller has collected, re-written, updated and re-sized 80 stunning classic patterns for women. Both the original and … Continue reading

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