Monthly Archives: January 2020

Oslo Design Fair January 2020

Last Wednesday Michael and I went to Oslo Design Fair in Lillestrøm, to visit the yarn stands, as well as to meet fellow designers. The theme for this trade fair was Impossible/Possible. “What if we can make the impossible, possible? It … Continue reading

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New Design: Edia

The last new design for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk is an oversized pullover called Edia with the same cable as I chose for the Gyro dress. I was uncertain which colour of pink or burgundy purple in Tinde pelt wool to choose for the cable … Continue reading

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Macha Jacket Knitted by Erdmuthe

I want to share the beautiful Macha Jacket including the cable cowl and Macha Cowl that Erdmuthe made during the test knit back in September last year. She went yarn shopping at Trollenwol in Driebergen in The Netherlands and writes on her Ravelry … Continue reading

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New Design: Rebine

Just as promised here is the skirt Rebine, designed for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, knitted in  the Tinde pelt wool yarn, using a 3.5 mm/US 4 needle by the skilled sample knitter Kristin Nygård, aka quiltefeen! One of my patrons, Tamar aka tamari.joy on … Continue reading

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Photoshoot at Mortensrud Church: Ataraxia

I am thrilled to show you the first two sets of photos of Ataraxia brilliantly taken by Eivind Røhne at Mortensrud Church in Oslo in November last year. Ataraxia was designed for Pom Pom Quarterly, Issue 27: Winter 2018 and the sample I knitted in … Continue reading

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New Design: Jendine

Next out in the series of new designs for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk is the Jendine pullover. It was made to go together with the Rebine skirt as a set, but works equally well with trousers. I chose a narrow cable that looks like a … Continue reading

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Epona Pattern Released

The test knit of the Epona has come to an end and the pattern have been released in both English and Norwegian. My test knitters did a brilliant job; correcting and improving the pattern. I was so excited to see all … Continue reading

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Ovedine in På Pinnen

I am thrilled to have my shawl Ovedine in issue 4/2019 of “På Pinnen“/On the Needle, a membership magazine for the Norsk Strikkeforbund/Norwegian Knitting Association. On the cover is a sweater called Maria by Iselin Hafseld, (yes: she is the author of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Takk for det gamle/Thank you for the old one, we say to each other when the new year approaches in Norway! It is a good custom, in my opinion to thank friends and family for making the year richer, and … Continue reading

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