Monthly Archives: July 2018

Photoshoot at Villa Malla: Irpa

I knew that model Emma Ross did not need to wear a wool cardigan on top of the Sigyn wool dress at Villa Malla in the sweltering heat at the end of May, but I did want to show how well they work … Continue reading

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Deep South Fibers

I follow the Designers group on Ravelry for submission calls and also for general business advice. A few months back Larissa Brown asked who deals with your print distribution? The answer from several other designers were Deep South Fibers. So I went … Continue reading

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Photoshoot at Villa Malla: Sigyn

Model Emma Ross’ favourite garment of the ten designs to be photographed at Villa Malla, was the dress, Sigyn made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk. It was cloudy when Em, Michael and I met up with photographer Eivind Røhne and makeup & hair artist Sissel Fylling in … Continue reading

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Kohno Kimono in Sommerstrikk

Sommerstrikk/Summer Knits is a special magazine from Familien that came out last Monday, with 124 pages of knitting patterns. I am delighted to have my Kohno Kimono included in the issue. Kohno Kimono was made for Interweave’s magazine knit.wear Fall/Winter 2016 and first … Continue reading

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Photoshoot at Villa Malla: Var

I have been looking forward to showing you the photos of the Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk designs taken at Villa Malla in late May. It look more like the Greek island of Santorini than Filtvet with the Oslo Fjord in the background due to the … Continue reading

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Barra Pattern Released

The last of the autumn 2017 designs made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk; Barra, has been test knitted and released. Thank you to my test knitters for correcting and improving the pattern. You can see three of the finished jackets on the … Continue reading

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Photoshoot at Villa Malla: Sirona

Sirona, was another pullover that looked magnificent on Emma Ross at Villa Malla in late May. Photographer Eivind Røhne made sure we did not have any women in bikinis’ in the background and captured all these brilliant shots. Yes, I did struggle to … Continue reading

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Ardra Pattern Released

The test knit of Ardra has been completed and you can see a number of lovely versions on the Ravelry pattern page. Thank you to all my test knitters who corrected and improved the pattern. Ardra was made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk in … Continue reading

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