Monthly Archives: October 2014

Zest Shawl Pattern Released

I know it is not the season for summer shawls made in cotton, but a huge dose of color is necessary at this time of year, hence I am releasing my Zest Shawl in English as a downloadable pattern on Ravelry. … Continue reading

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Sneak Peak – Made By Me Photoshoot

I know hoping for sunshine late in October in Oslo is pushing my luck, but I actually did. Oh well, instead we had lots of rain during our photo shoot at Hvalstrand Bad – yes, that is a beach restaurant with a … Continue reading

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Submissions & Deadlines

I am finishing off another design just in time for the photoshoot tomorrow, and I have started work on submissions to Wool People 9, published by the American yarn company Brooklyn Tweed, and to Interweave Knits. The first company accept submissions by e-mail while … Continue reading

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Autumn Symphony Knitted by Tone Cecilie Nystrøm

Tone Cecilie Nystrøm, aka ToneCecilie on Ravelry, test knitted this gorgeous version of my Autumn Symphony Jacket with the wrap, and a self composed hat in March. These fabulous photos are taken by her daughter, Sara aged 12. I was … Continue reading

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Yarns from Mondial

More than a week ago I received a large bag filled with lovely balls of yarn from the Italian yarn producer, Mondial organized by their Scandinavian agent, a former yarn company owner himself, Thomas Kvist (read: yarn ambassador de luxe). Mondial is one of … Continue reading

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New Design: Cable Round Sweater

This sweater is not new, since it was published in Norwegian in issue 2/2014 of Made By Me, but I would like to share my ideas behind it, and the photos my husband took of me wearing Cable Round Sweater. Here … Continue reading

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New Design: Lyre Bolero

Fairly new that is, since it was recently published in the Norwegian magazine, Made By Me in their autumn issue 2/2014. But I am keen to show a few more views of it and how the cummerbund works with the bolero. … Continue reading

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My Ystad

I wanted to share some of my photos from Ystad in southern Sweden, where we stayed for a night before we took the ferry to the Danish island of Bornholm. Just as Police Inspector Kurt Wallander, in Henning Mankell’s crime books … Continue reading

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Strikkesidas Favoritter

Hot off the press, is this book with 60 patterns made by members of the Facebook group Strikkesida/Knittingpage and selected by a jury, consisting of its founder and moderators: Aase Lynne, Kari-Anne Dal-Pedersen and Torill Strand, in addition to designer Sidsel J. … Continue reading

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