Monthly Archives: July 2013

New Design: Regal Purple Jacket

I am thrilled to present my latest design, complete: Regal Purple Jacket. The vibrant, rich purple catch my attention and demanded to be chosen out of the 62 marvelous colours on offer in Perle, meaning pearl in Norwegian, a divine … Continue reading

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The Norwegian Spirit

The exhibition shows outfits designed by Esmod Fashion School students from all over the world, who took part in a competition organized by Esmod Oslo and Dale Yarns to interpret Norwegian knitting tradition. The result of the competition is this … Continue reading

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Magic Moonlight

I just had to share this brilliant photo taken by my husband from our terrace of the moonlight, a few nights ago! He has captured the magic moonlight, so you can let your imagination roam. Let the fairy tales begin. … Continue reading

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Japanese Lace Jacket by Johanna Pyy

I am thrilled to show you the marvelous Japanese Lace Jacket, knitted in Bamboo by Novita in a fitting vintage pink by Johanna Pyy! It was the reason for Johanna buying “Nyt Neulomann!” (read: my book title in Finnish which translates … Continue reading

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On the Fjord

Summer is here and we have been out on the Oslo Fjord, by ferry this time, visiting my childhood paradise; the island of Lågøya. A private island owned by the Norwegian company Statoil, which my mother used to work for … Continue reading

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Aran Bolero by Grete Jenssen

I am delighted to show you the beautiful Aran Bolero, Grete has knitted from my book “To rett, en vrang. Designstrikk” in Angora Soft in a zingy blue (30% angora, 50% wool and 20% polyamide, 50 g, 250 m/273 yds) … Continue reading

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DUODU Norsk Strikkedesign/Norwegian Knitting Design

This marvelous Norwegian book sums up 15 years as artists and designers for the two women behind the brand DUODU; Rita Nylander and Anne Grut Sørum, excellently written by Art Historian Eva Furseth, designed by Bodil Mostad Olsen (see more!) and … Continue reading

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Munch 150

The most comprehensive presentation of Edvard Munch’s art ever displayed is currently on at the National Gallery in Oslo, covering the years 1882-1903, and at the Munch Museum, covering the years 1904-1944. Edvard Munch was artistically active for more than … Continue reading

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Check Cable Cardigan Pattern Released

It is now 6 months since the Sjakk Flette Kardiganen/Check Cable Cardigan pattern was first printed in Norwegian in the magazine Familien, and I am allowed to release the pattern this time also in English  in my Ravelry store. The Check … Continue reading

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