Monthly Archives: March 2013

Button Hunting at Easter

It is Easter, and I am on a button hunt. I do know that it is the not the kind of hunt you are supposed to be on during Easter, but not unusual for me though! Where do I go? … Continue reading

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The Thief in Oslo

Who? Not who, but what; A new luxurious hotel located at the waterfront at Aker Brygge/Wharf. Named The Thief because of its location at Tjuvholmen/Thief Island which used to be a home to criminals and shady dealings back in the … Continue reading

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New Design: Cable On Scarf

I finished this scarf a few months back, but had initially planned to use it as an accessory to the Arcade Vest. But since I opted for a round neck instead of a v-neck, and its natural light grey color … Continue reading

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Yarn Newsletter – Jimmy Beans Wool

I have recently discovered Jimmy Beans Wool online – yes, I was looking for more yarn, Tosh DK actually, and found it – and hence their excellent newsletter. It has a magazine feel with an incredible amount of useful information. … Continue reading

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New Design: Arcade Vest

Yes, it is finally finished (= FO: finished object) and I am pleased with the result. A straight vest inspired by Haider Ackermann’s strict architectonic style and jewel colors. Arcades made by twists and cables, framed by double moss/seed stitch … Continue reading

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Signature Knitting Needle Revelation

I have had a knitting revelation;  I have tested my new jewel colored knitting needles, made of aircraft quality aluminum from Signature Needle Arts, and they are marvelous! I have previously been an addict of Addi Lace circular needles, with … Continue reading

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Frosting

The snow is melting, but we still have days when the frost grips leaves, branches and trees. I love the look of the frost – frozen in time but only for a very short time and photographed the trees in … Continue reading

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A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns

This book, written by Barbara G. Walker – an influential knitting expert, author and feminist – was first published in 1970 by Schoolhouse Press and has been in demand ever since. It is part of a series of four encyclopedic … Continue reading

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Professionally Photographed: Patent Poncho

As promised, I am pleased to present the latest of my finished designs beautifully photographed by Esten Borgos on behalf of the Norwegian magazine Familien/The Family which will publish my Patent Poncho together with the Cablewing Sweater and cowls in … Continue reading

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