Monthly Archives: May 2018

Cahal Pattern Released

I am thrilled to announce that my Cahal pattern – from my Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk Collaboration – has been released in English, in addition to Norwegian, on Ravelry and on Loveknitting. A number of wonderful test knitters have helped me correct and improve … Continue reading

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New Design: Var

Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk commissioned 4 new designs and this was the first one I completed. I had help from British knitter Jean Molloy, who also knitted a sample for my Norwegian knitting book several years ago, to knit the center parts, while … Continue reading

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Wilma Lind Jackets Knitted By Kari and Sissel

Kari Kvalberg (left) posted this photo in one of the Norwegian knitting groups on Facebook last week and I was so thrilled to see her and Sissel Hellum, both wearing their Wilma Lind Jackets. They are Norwegian, but this amazing … Continue reading

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New Design: Sirona

Sirona is Celtic for Star Goddess, the name for this fitted pullover with an intricate central cable surrounded with smaller cables and seed stitch. The round neckline needed a crown and was given an I-cord bind off decoration. Sirona is … Continue reading

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Wilma Lind Next Chapter

Author, “Åsted Norge/Crime Scene Norway” television presenter and former Police Inspector Hanne Kristin Rohde has just published her new Wilma Lind crime in Norwegian, the fourth in the series. Hanne Kristin has sold more than 250 000 books in Norway but … Continue reading

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New Design: Vaga

I am delighted to show you another new design. Vaga, named after the Celtic Goddess of the River Wye is this pullover with cables that runs over the body and sleeves. A saddle shoulder allows the swing cable to continue … Continue reading

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Iglu Knitted by Beth

Now, look at this fantastic fade project. This is Beth, aka yarnbeth, living in South Carolina in the US and her test knit version of my design Iglu. She made a swatch with her fade options from her stash and … Continue reading

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New Design: Ogma

I have been following the popular Fade movement in knitting and wanted to have a go myself. Now, which yarn should I use I pondered before I had the epiphany to ask Shireen Nadir of The Blue Brick since she had … Continue reading

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Donia Pattern Released

Seven test knitters have completed their versions of my favourite poncho, Donia. It has been wonderful to see the garment knitted in different colours, with and without sleeves, with a pocket, with a different colour on the cable parts and … Continue reading

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