Monthly Archives: August 2013

Crafts Market

Last Friday, I went to the Crafts Market in Oslo. There were ads in the national newspaper stating the 3 days, opening times and location. But I had already received first hand information here on my blog, from the two … Continue reading

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3 Patterns in Familien Strikkebok

I am proud to present my 3 patterns in Familien Strikkebok, that came out in Norway on Monday. It is a magazine even though the name implies that it is a Knitting Book, though all the 124 pages makes it … Continue reading

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Letters on Food Exhibition at The Thief

On Tuesday The Thief, a unique hotel in Oslo which promotes Norwegian art & design, and DogA/The Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture presented a new selection of young industrial designers in a pop-up exhibition called “Letters on Food” focusing on serving … Continue reading

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Designerkollektivet

A group of Norwegian designers set up a Collective in 2009, first with a pop-up store but now in a permanent shop in Glasmagasinet, a department store in Oslo.  The shop has recently been launched and contain some stunning pieces … Continue reading

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Beaded Lace by Tilli Tomas

This is pure luxury in a skein, pure silk yarn hand painted in a rich jade shade with added petite glass beads. Yes, it is not Swarovski crystals which is what Tilli Tomas did add to another silk yarn years … Continue reading

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Heather Lace Ridge

Another vibrant shade of Perle/Pearl, the fantastic 4-ply/fingering pure cotton yarn by Hifa, I could not resist! It is called Røsslyng/Heather after the plant, but you can see more tempting colours here: ull. What am I designing with it? A … Continue reading

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Open Triangles Wristwarmers & Cowl Pattern Released

The pattern rights have reverted to me from the magazine Familien and I am thrilled to release this pattern in both Norwegian and English in a downloadable pdf format available from my Ravelry store. The diagonal triangles with an opening on … Continue reading

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Mulberry Silk Jacket by Åsa Lóa Larsson

I am thrilled to show you another stunning Mulberry Silk Jacket, this time knitted in a lush red-orange Tussah Tweed by BC Garn, see garn, also a pure silk, with a black contrasting neck- and sleeve band picking up one of … Continue reading

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Gol Stave Church

Gol Stave Church is one of less than 30 remaining stave churches in Norway dating from 1200, and was moved in the 1880’s from Hallingdal to Oslo, presently the  Norsk Folkemuseum/Norwegian Folk Museum at Bygdøy. “The congregation at Gol had grown … Continue reading

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