Monthly Archives: January 2014

Arcade Vest in Familien

On the cover of the latest issue – no 3 – of the Norwegian magazine Familien is my Arcade Vest in the bottom left corner, photographed by Esten A. Borgos. The straight vest is inspired by Haider Ackermann’s architectonic style and jewel … Continue reading

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Leila Hafzi for Sandnes Garn

Leila Hafzi is an award winning Norwegian Haute Couture designer who is acknowleged for her elegant and sensual wedding & ball gowns. It is hard not to be captivated by her floating creations, I think. Just look, and then read, the photographer … Continue reading

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New Design: Oriel Ballerina

I was instantly drawn to this light turquoise color in the stunning Jaggerspun Zephyr Wool-Silk 2/18, a merino and tussah silk mixture in lace weight, at Handweavers Studio in London, many years ago. The delicate color filled my mind with visions of ballerinas in … Continue reading

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Workshop Schedule 2014

I am holding a Lace workshop this weekend in Oslo, and have been asked to give dates of all the upcoming ones. So I decided to write a blog post about them. New, this spring, is my weekend Knit Design … Continue reading

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Amirisu Submission for Fall/Winter 2014

I have wanted to submit a design to Amirisu for awhile now, and after an encouragement from one of my Ravelry friends, I needed no more convincing. Amirisu is a stunning digital  magazine dedicated to knitting & related crafts, and the … Continue reading

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Seamless Knitting by Anna Verschik

I have been waiting impatiently for this beautiful book to arrive from the Apollo Bookstore in Tallinn, Estonia. Anna Verschik is a linguistics professor, and an avid designer with her own blog; “kuduja” which means knitter in Estonian. It is fascinating reading, … Continue reading

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2013 My Discoveries

My essential discoveries of 2013, illustrated by a photo taken from our terrace by my husband, were: Blogging is fun, thanks to all my readers! I also want to thank Jean Moss for letting me take part in her blogtour … Continue reading

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Photo Shoot Pics – Part Four: Nora Sweater

I am ever so pleased with the photos Kim Müller took of Francesca Golfetto wearing the Nora Sweater. The outfit was planned carefully since I desperately wanted to include the science-fiction sculptural shoes by Camilla Skovgaard, which were bought on sale … Continue reading

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New Released Pattern: Regal Purple Jacket

Happy New Year! The test knitting is coming to an end, and I have released the English version of the Regal Purple Jacket in my Ravelry Store. I want to take this opportunity to thank all my test knitters! The … Continue reading

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