Author Archives: Linda Marveng

Aife Knitted by Petra Friedrich

I am so pleased to present Aife test knitted by Petra, aka Petra777 on Ravelry and petra_friedrich on Instagram. She knitted it in a divine red colour called Zimtapfel (read: Cinnamon Apple) in Blend by Rohrspatz & Wollmeise in size Medium. The yarn is … Continue reading

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Geilo Photos

I wanted to show you some more of the photos that Michael took at the ski resort of Geilo, while I was holding workshops at Strikkehelgen/Knitting Weekend organised by the Norwegian magazine Familien. When you are reading this, Michael and … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Photoshoot at Mortensrud Church

On Monday, I had a photoshoot at Mortensrud Church in Oslo. Yes, it was the day with heavy snow in Oslo (read: it felt like a whiteout) where the traffic was at a standstill. Only the make-up & hair stylist Erica … Continue reading

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Ena in Familien Kosestrikk 2019

The Norwegian magazine Familien has just published another special issue on knitting called “Kosestrikk”/Cosy Knitting and it landed in my postbox the day before we went to Geilo for the Knitting Weekend! That was perfect timing since it has one … Continue reading

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Strikkehelg/Knitting Weekend at Geilo

Friday morning my husband and I drove to Geilo, heading north-west from Ørje, half way to Bergen. I was booked to hold a talk Friday evening to the 460 attendees and workshops on both Saturday & Sunday at the Strikkehelg/Knitting … Continue reading

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Macha Jacket Pattern Released

The test knit of the Macha Jacket and Macha Cowl has come to an end and the patterns have been released. I was so excited to see the colour combination chosen by my test knitters, one of them even let her what … Continue reading

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Thia and Damara Knitted by Patricia

I am thrilled to show you Patricia’s version of Thia jacket and Damara skirt, which she test knitted for me early this spring, before the Norwegian book “Norsk Strikkedesign. Strikk din favoritt“, which I take part in with 5 designs, was … Continue reading

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Photoshoot at Oslofjord Museum: Gillah

Last out of the designs I made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk that we photographed in late May, is the Gillah knitted in the divine Tinde pelt wool yarn in Grey Purple 2111. The gorgeous and talented Kaja Kvernbakken, with hair & make-up by Sissel … Continue reading

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Photoshoot at Oslofjord Museum: Epona

Next out of the Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk designs series is the Epona pullover, worn by the gorgeous Kaja Kvernbakken, with hair & make-up by Sissel Fylling and jewellery by Kaja Gjedebo Design, captured by Eivind Røhne at the Oslofjord Museum. The background I wanted turned out … Continue reading

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Cian Knitted by Valeria

Early this year, I invited five experienced test knitters to take part in a secret test knit for my patterns going into the Norwegian book “Norsk Strikkedesign. Strikk din favoritt”, and here is Valeria’s result the Cian Pullover and Cian Cowl … Continue reading

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