Monthly Archives: July 2014

Oriel Ballerina Pattern Released

I am having a pattern summer; not only am I releasing a number of patterns in English I am also working on a collection of new ones. The next one in the queue for releasing is my Oriel Ballerina, first … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Autumn Symphony Pattern Released

I am delighted to release the Autumn Symphony pattern after the test knit has been completed, with so many beautiful versions.  The cover pictures are taken by Familien’s in-house photographer Petter Berg. The Norwegian pattern will be published later this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Nora Sweater Pattern Released

Thanks to my test knitters whom assisted in improving my Nora Sweater Pattern and to my vigilant technical editor Heather Zoppetti of Stitch Sprouts.  The cover pictures are taken by photographer Kim Müller of dancer, Francesca Golfetto. The English pattern … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nora Sweater Knitted by Yelena Malcolm Dasher

I was delighted that Yelena Malcolm Dasher wanted to take part in yet another of my test knits, since all her project photos are equally stunning. Just take a look at these photos as well as her project page on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Viking Knits & Ancient Ornaments by Elsebeth Lavold

It has been a long wait for a new knitting book by Swedish designer Elsebeth Lavold, since she published the international bestseller Viking Knits in 1998. Her approach as well as use of Viking ornaments is ground breaking. Lavold invented a lifted … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Professionally Photographed: Autumn Symphony

I am delighted to show you my Autumn Symphony Jacket with Wrap and Tweed Belt professionally photographed by Petter Berg, the in-house photographer at the magazine Familien. Especially so, since it shows the set worn in different ways. Here is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Day Trips on the Fjord

Summer is here, and I have been enjoying several day trips on the Oslo Fjord. The last one was to visit my mum holidaying on Lågøya, an island not far from Drøbak. A short ferry trip is ideal on a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Oriel Ballerina knitted by Elena Troshina

Russian knitter Elena wanted, to my delight, to take part in the test knitting of the English Oriel Ballerina pattern in my group on Ravelry. I had been admiring her photos on her project page as well as the lace … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tudor Roses by Alice Starmore

This is so much more than a knitting book. It encapsulates English history, fashion and photography inspired by members of the Tudor Dynasty and yet it is all knitting by Alice Starmore and her daughter Jade Starmore. Both are famous … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment