Monthly Archives: January 2013

3 Book Patterns in English

I am delighted that my publisher Cappelen Damm has given me permission to release 3 patterns from my book “To rett en vrang. Designstrikk” in English on Ravelry. It was a fairly easy choice based on popularity of the designs, … Continue reading

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In Trend Knit 2013 S/S

Finally, it has arrived! My garment inspiration source number 1, it was sent to my old address – despite me changing the address months ago – so my husband became a courier bringing it back from London to Oslo. It … Continue reading

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My Book Out in Finland

My book title “To rette en vrang. Designstrikk” literally translates to “Two knit one purl. Design knit” but the Finnish title – which I cannot pronounce – translates to “Time to Knit! Modern and classic knitting models in the style … Continue reading

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New Yarn Related Discoveries

One of my recent discoveries is Design Seeds, found with a bit of aid from one of my Facebook friends. Every day I receive an e-mail with not only one stunning photo and a color swatch to match, but two. … Continue reading

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Professionally photographed: Open Triangles Cowl and Slouchy Hat

I am very pleased to show you some more professional photographs of my designs, published this week in issue number 2 of the Norwegian magazine Familien/The Family which includes 28 pages of knitted accessories. Two of the designs are mine: … Continue reading

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Eligia Top & Cowl in Clotheshorse Magazine

It has been a long wait for the Winter issue 12/13, but it was worth it to see my design so beautifully styled and photographed! My Gothic lace pullover has been named Eligia Top and the cowl, fittingly Eligia Cowl. … Continue reading

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New Design: Cablewing Sweater and Cowls

Cablewings surrounded by lace gives this sweater a flowery expression. In a flattering A-line with lace in each side, and a double round neckband, the pullover is knitted in the round to the armhole in a classic cream colored pure … Continue reading

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Knitwear design Workshop by Shirley Paden

A Comprehensive Guide to Handknits published by Interweave, is the book I use as my design guide & bible, and it is in constant use. Shirley Paden in an extremely talented Master Designer, whose designs have featured in Interweave Knits, … Continue reading

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Twist Collective Submission

I am currently preparing a submission to the American digital knitting magazine Twist Collective for their Fall 2013, fifth anniversary issue. I chose Tosh DK in Posy for my swatch, inspired by their beautiful mood board as you can see … Continue reading

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