Monthly Archives: June 2014

Familien Strikkebok Photoshoot: Shawl Sleeves

Last but certainly not least in this series of patterns to be printed in the separate issue Strikkebok by Familien in the end of August is the Shawl Sleeves. I knew the color of melange corn yellow in Ask by Hifa, … Continue reading

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Familiens Strikkebok Photoshoot: Curvy Check Cowl and Wrist Warmers

Which color do I want for a cowl and wrist warmers, I asked myself a few months back. The answer came instantly: Orange since it is so lovely together with black and other dark colors as well as giving a … Continue reading

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Familiens Strikkebok Photoshoot: Zest Shawl and Cowls

I had Francesca’s dark colors in mind when I chose the yarn colors and I knew the dark lime color as well as the cable structure of the Rowan Softknit Cotton yarn would look fabulous on her. I was not mistaken. The … Continue reading

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Familiens Strikkebok Photoshoot: Scarftex

I have completed my Scarftex, a scarf knitted in Rowan Fine Tweed together with Rowan Lima using 5.5 mm/US 9 to make the reversible cables pop. I imagined this scarf worn as a statement jewelry on its own or as a collar for another … Continue reading

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Familiens Strikkebok Photoshoot: Carla Coat

I know some of you have been waiting to see this coat finished, and I am proud to present my Carla Coat: My Carla Shoes in wine by Monica Stålvang needed a coat to accompany them on an evening out. However, the shoes demanded … Continue reading

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Familiens Strikkebok Photoshoot: Conic Coat

The triangles and blocks stitch pattern by Lynne Barr, creates shadows and a dense texture perfect for a long a-line coat with a soft and generous shawl collar, a seeded rib pattern, and a clever tuck. I have achieved my … Continue reading

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New Design: Zest Shawl and Cowls

Dark lime is the name of this attractive shade of Rowan Softknit Cotton, a deliciously soft cotton ideal for a summery shawl to be worn over a dress in the cooler evenings. An easy lace pattern shows off the cable structure … Continue reading

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New Design: Shawl Sleeves

A sleeve that ends in a shawl, worked in reversible cables with two very different sides and lined by checks, made to drape and pin together as you wish. The cables are worked half in rib, half in reverse stockinette stitch, … Continue reading

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