Monthly Archives: June 2013

Summer View

It is summer, at least it does feel like it some days if not all! Here is the view from our terrace on one of the beautiful days. The awning is often in use so I can sit comfortably and … Continue reading

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Milanese Lace Shawl by Nina Hove Myhre

Does the name sound familiar? Yes, Nina is nearly ready to start on project no 4 from my book and this is her Milanese Lace Shawl knitted in the original yarn Wollmeise Lace in beautiful shades of brown called “Tollkirsche”. … Continue reading

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Stitch Maps

“Stitch maps are a new form of knitting chart that use traditional symbols in a novel way: without a grid. The symbols within a stitch map clearly show what stitches to work. And – not being confined within grid squares … Continue reading

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Strikketreff/Knitting Gathering

Exactly two years and one day after Aase Lynne (pictured right below) started the Facebook group: Strikkesida/Knitting page, 70 out of more than 29 000 members, met in Oslo for a knitting gathering on Sunday 16. July. Designer Denise Samson (pictured left … Continue reading

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Shades of Winter

Shades of Winter, Knitting with Natural Wool, is a gorgeous book by Swedish designer Ingalill Johansson, photographed by Ewa K. Andinsson and published by Interweave. There are more than 35 wearable projects separated into 3 natural shades: Natural White, Gray and … Continue reading

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Professionally photographed: Summer Leaves Sweater

I am delighted to show you a couple of the professional photographs of the Summer Leaves Sweater, taken by Esten A. Borgos on behalf of the Norwegian magazine Familien/The Family. The preliminary publishing date is set to 12. August, issue … Continue reading

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Clotheshorse Mood Board

Yes, it is time again to send in another design submission to the fashionable knitting and crochet magazine Clotheshorse, this time for their Spring/Summer 2014 issue. Out of the four inspiring mood boards, one jumped right at me: “Underwater Love”, … Continue reading

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Merino Vest Wrap by Nina Hove Myhre

I am delighted to share this stunning photo of Nina Hove Myhre’s Merino Vest Wrap, from my book (available in Norwegian and Finnish), knitted in the original yarn Madeline Tosh Sock yarn in a gorgeous green shade; Tannenbaum – here … Continue reading

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Lekre masker og lekne sting

Gorgeous stitches and playful stitching is the title of Designer Sidsel J. Høivik’s new book, stunningly photographed by Anne Helene Gjelstad and recently published in Norwegian by Gyldendal. The book is like a treasure trove filled with inspiration, it is … Continue reading

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