Monthly Archives: June 2015

New Design: Alva

I wanted to design another poncho, since the first one I made – Mohair Poncho for my book – is so popular but whether it is due to the design or the styling or both, I am not sure. Just as … Continue reading

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Drammen Strikkefestival and Up-coming Workshops

Yes, I have taken part in another knitting festival! This time in Drammen, approximately 40 minutes drive west of Oslo, organized by Norsk Strikkeforening/Norwegian Knitting Association. It was their first festival since the Association was set up last year, and … Continue reading

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New Design: Sculpted Frost

This last design in the series was only finished in the evening before the photo shoot. My vision was clear, but the knitting less so. Both the sleeves and the back was easy to plan and quick to knit, unlike … Continue reading

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Summer Leaves Sweater Published in Familien

The Norwegian pattern for the Summer Leaves Sweater has finally been published in Familien in their latest issue. The photo is from the first, of three, photo shoots and taken by Esten A. Borgos (see them all on the link above). A … Continue reading

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New Design: Hertha

Jaggeryarn Zephyr Lace 2/18 is a divine mixture of 50% merino and 50% tussah silk, I love. This time, I chose the shade Mulberry, held it double and designed a shawl with collar, a continuation of the design Bech, this time … Continue reading

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New Design: Nuala

I love this intricate woven lacy stitch pattern by Lynne Barr. I found it so well suited to the cable structured Rowan Softknit Cotton and selected a color which captures summer in an instant; a turquoise called Marina. The stitch pattern is … Continue reading

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New Design: Quamara

I discovered Zenta by the Danish yarn company and agents Permin last December, and was instantly drawn to the vivid lime color as well as their full shade card in a luscious wool and silk mixture: 50% wool, 30% silk, 20% nylon, 50 … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Familien Strikk Photoshoot

Would it stop raining for our scheduled photoshoot for Familien Strikk on Friday 29th May? It did, it was sunny but still cold. To plan the event I had booked photographer  Eivind Røhne, hair & make up artist: Sissel Fylling and … Continue reading

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