Monthly Archives: November 2015

Interview with Designer Tanja Luescher

Tanja Luescher is one of the 335 designers taking part in the Indie Designer Gift-A-Long on Ravelry so she asked me if I would agree to an interview, or maybe even a swap? Great idea, I thought. Tanja, aka Wusel1811 on … Continue reading

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Interview with Designer Hanna Maciejewska

I was so lucky to meet the fantastic designer Hanna Maciejewska, aka hada131 on Ravelry, at the Wollness Weekend in the beautiful hills of the Pielach Valley, 1.5 hour outside of Vienna in Austria. Even before we met we exchanged experiences and … Continue reading

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What is Indie Design Gift-A-Long; GAL?

That is the question I asked myself, last year, as I watched all the commotion, not only in the dedicated Indie Design-Gift-A-Long group on Ravelry but also in other groups. Why are you not taking part as a Designer? One of … Continue reading

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Wollness Weekend Photographed by Dominik Matyas

All the brilliant photos Dominik Matyas, bydominik.com, took at the Wollness Weekend, at Hotel Steinschalerhof, 1.5 hour outside of Vienna, are ready. He has captured the fun we had so well. Above are the organizers; the Austrian Yarn Club founders and some of us … Continue reading

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Familien Julens Småstrikk with 3 of My Designs

On Monday the special issue, Familien Julens Småstrikk/Christmas Small Knits is published with my designs; Hertha, Nuala and Syndra, to my utter delight. The shawl Hertha with loose sleeves, stunningly worn by Anne Dorthe/Team Models with hair and make up by Sissel Fylling, jewelry … Continue reading

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Strikkehelgen/Knitting Weekend in Stavanger

Yes, I have had yet another superb weekend in Stavanger, in south west Norway. I have spent most of the time teaching two workshops; Japanese Patterns and Lace Knitting at the Stavanger Bibliotek/library – the very heart of the city. I … Continue reading

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Aine Knitted by Designer Shireen Nadir

My jaw dropped when I saw all the divine photos designer Shireen Nadir posted on her blog, TheBlueBrick of my design Aine photographed not only in Rome with a magnificent backdrop but also on the cruise ship going there. Aine is part of … Continue reading

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Interweave Knits Winter 2016 with my Inverness Sweater

I am so proud to have been selected to have a design in the Classics Issue – Interweave Knits Winter 2016. My design is the Inverness Sweater – which introduces the A light in winter chapter – a classic Aran, has a … Continue reading

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