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New Design: Lofn

Here is the final new design – for now – a pullover called Lofn made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk. Lofn is Norse for praise. This pullover is praising texture with its sideways voluptous cables and welt pattern that works like a rib. The … Continue reading

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Airic Pattern Released

I have recently released the Airic pattern. The cardigan has been test knitted and the pattern improved, thanks to my test knitters. You can see some of the lovely versions on the Ravelry pattern page. Airic was brilliantly photographed by Eivind … Continue reading

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New Design: Irpa

I have, for awhile, wanted to design a long oversized jacket, and when I discovered an intricate cable pattern online, I decided it was time. Irpa is made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk in the lovely Tinde yarn, again in their Light Brown since it … Continue reading

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Elsebeth Lavold Visit

Yes, I am excited to tell you that Elsebeth Lavold and her husband Anders Rydell came to visit us last week. They were going on holiday, driving from Stockholm and past our house to Kongsberg. Elsebeth wrote me a message on … Continue reading

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Kathe Cardigan in Familien 11/2018

I am thrilled that Kathe Cardigan has been published in the latest issue of the Norwegian magazine Familien issue number 11/2018 and has been given a bit of space on the cover. The cardigan was made for Interweave Knits Fall 2016 and it … Continue reading

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New Design: Sigyn

I know some of you have waited years for a knitted dress from me, well, here it is: Sigyn. Now, I just hope that you do not feel you have waited in vain. The reason it took me so long … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: 2nd Photoshoot at Villa Malla

Villa Malla located by the Oslofjord is a real gem, with its beach and jetty. So I decided to have yet another photoshoot here. It feels like a holiday destination, despite the fact that you can not stay over, only have a … Continue reading

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Cahal Pattern Released

I am thrilled to announce that my Cahal pattern – from my Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk Collaboration – has been released in English, in addition to Norwegian, on Ravelry and on Loveknitting. A number of wonderful test knitters have helped me correct and improve … Continue reading

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New Design: Var

Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk commissioned 4 new designs and this was the first one I completed. I had help from British knitter Jean Molloy, who also knitted a sample for my Norwegian knitting book several years ago, to knit the center parts, while … Continue reading

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Wilma Lind Jackets Knitted By Kari and Sissel

Kari Kvalberg (left) posted this photo in one of the Norwegian knitting groups on Facebook last week and I was so thrilled to see her and Sissel Hellum, both wearing their Wilma Lind Jackets. They are Norwegian, but this amazing … Continue reading

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