Monthly Archives: May 2019

Behind the Scenes: Photoshoot at Oslofjord Museum

Monday morning was cold with grey skies when model Emma Ross, Michael and I set off from our house in Ørje, driving to Vollen, Asker for the photoshoot at the Oslofjord Museum. We were early but photographer Eivind Røhne had already … Continue reading

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Cablewing Sweater in Familien 10/2019

I am delighted to have yet another design the Cablewing Sweater featured in the bi-weekly Norwegian magazine Familien. It is the second time the sweater is published in the magazine, first time was the special issue Familien Strikkebok from August 2013 with … Continue reading

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Corra Knitted by Siret

I was thrilled to see the amazing photos Siret took of her daughter wearing Corra, “… at the end of the world – at the Panga cliff. Panga cliff is the highest bedrock outcrop in western Estonia and its islands. … Continue reading

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New Design: Vela

Last summer I received a Facebook message from the acknowledged designer Elsebeth Lavold (Viking Patterns author)  that she and her husband musician-turned-photographer Anders Rydell would drive past our house on their way to her relatives in Norway, from their home in Stockholm, Sweden. She … Continue reading

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Corra Pattern Released

The test knit of Corra, made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, has come to an end, and the pattern has been corrected as well as improved. I am delighted that the pattern is now available in both Norwegian and English in my … Continue reading

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Catwalk at Fefor Strikkefestival 2019

The highlight of the Strikkefestival/Knitting festival at Fefor Høifjellshotell/High Mountain Hotel at Vinstra in the Gudbrandsdalen was the the catwalk. All the designers were asked to have at least one model for the catwalk, as you can imagine this was easier … Continue reading

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Strikkefestivalen at Fefor 2019

For the first time I attended the Strikkefestival/knitting festival at Fefor Høifjellshotell/High Mountain Hotel at Vinstra in the Gudbrandsdalen. Designer Kari Hestnes asked me last year if I wanted to attend and hold workshops as well as a talk there, … Continue reading

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Oydis Sweater Pattern in Japanese

My popular Oydis Sweater pattern was published in English and Norwegian in 2016.  Above you see it photographed by Eivind Røhne, worn by Alexandria Eissinger with makeup & hair by Sissel Fylling and jewellery by Kaja Gjedebo Design, at the Ekeberg Restaurant in Oslo. … Continue reading

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Next Photoshoot Venue: Oslofjord Museum

My next photoshoot will be on Monday 27th of May at the Oslofjord Museum  in Asker, on the west side of Oslo. I got the idea last year after seeing designer Nina Granlund Sæther post a lovely photo from the beach … Continue reading

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