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Visit at Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk

Yes, I have finally been to visit Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk at Hjelmås, outside of Bergen. Just to clarify, it is not that I have not been invited before, but because it is far from where I live, on the west coast of … Continue reading

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Fruity Knitting Podcast Episode 67

I listen to and watch a number of podcast when I knit, especially close to a deadline when I tend to set aside hours of knitting to finish off the design. Fruity Knitting is one of my favourite shows, due to … Continue reading

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Bergen – The Norwegian Knitting Industry Museum

I was so delighted when I was invited to give a presentation at Norsk Trikotasjemuseum/The Norwegian Knitting Industry Museum at their knit night on Tuesday 28th. November, since it took me to Bergen on the west coast and close to Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, which … Continue reading

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New Design: Aibell

The time has come to reveal my new designs, made in collaboration with Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, in their divine pelt wool yarn Tinde and Sølje. The Norwegian pattern and yarn kit will be launched at Fagstrikk Messa/Knits Trade Fair in April 2019. … Continue reading

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Ataraxia Again

I did promise to show you how Ataraxia looks on me, so here are a number of the photos Michael took last summer, at the beach in Ørje, before I sent off the sample. You will probably be as surprised that … Continue reading

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Sigyn Pattern Released

The test knit of Sigyn is coming to an end and I am in awe of all the gorgeous versions that have been made. Several of the 22 test knitters have modified it, some have just changed the length while one … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Photoshoot at Vigeland Museum

On Monday, I had a photoshoot at the Vigeland Museum, next to the Vigeland Park in Oslo. The brick building, with a majestic ceiling height, was built in the 1920’s in a Norwegian Neo Classical style. “The museum is the result of … Continue reading

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New Design: Nemetona

I am thrilled to show you my new design Nemetona, knitted in the divine The Fibre Co. Cumbria, that I chose as part of my payment for designing Stonethwaite for them. Nemetona and four new designs for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, plus returned designs … Continue reading

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Merino Vest Wrap Pattern Released

Merino Vest Wrap is an old design made for my knitting book, published in 2012. I wanted some new photos for it so I included the garment in the photoshoot we had at Villa Malla in May. Photographer Eivind Røhne brilliantly captured … Continue reading

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O-Chem Tunic in Interweave Knits Winter 2019

I am so thrilled to have my design O-Chem Tunic in Interweave Knits Winter 2019. It was yet another design submission that was accepted by editor Meghan Babin. Yes, this is the Science Issue, hence the name O-Chem Tunic. In the intro, … Continue reading

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