Tag Archives: Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk

Hanne Kristin Rhode Wearing Wilma Lind Jacket

This is a blogpost I thought I had written a year ago about the Wilma Lind Jacket, but for some reason did not. They do say time flies… Former Police Investigator, now author and television presenter Hanne Kristin Rohde and I … Continue reading

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Oslo Design Fair August 2018

The summer came to an end and the Oslo Design Fair opened its door on last Wednesday, at Lillestrøm. It is a day to catch up with designer colleagues as well as yarn producers, and this time was no exception. First … Continue reading

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The Complete Andor Poncho Gang

I proudly present the complete Andor Poncho gang with all 7 knitters – all colleagues at Jotun – photographed in Sandefjord this glorious summer. My Andor design was made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk and part of the first collection. The pattern is available in … Continue reading

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Photoshoot at Villa Malla: Lofn

I knew red would look marvellous on model Emma Ross. This particular red has a grey core and is a wonderful pelt wool from Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk called Sølje. The pullover Lofn is the last of four new designs made for Hillesvåg … Continue reading

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Photoshoot at Villa Malla: Irpa

I knew that model Emma Ross did not need to wear a wool cardigan on top of the Sigyn wool dress at Villa Malla in the sweltering heat at the end of May, but I did want to show how well they work … Continue reading

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Photoshoot at Villa Malla: Var

I have been looking forward to showing you the photos of the Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk designs taken at Villa Malla in late May. It look more like the Greek island of Santorini than Filtvet with the Oslo Fjord in the background due to the … Continue reading

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Barra Pattern Released

The last of the autumn 2017 designs made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk; Barra, has been test knitted and released. Thank you to my test knitters for correcting and improving the pattern. You can see three of the finished jackets on the … Continue reading

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Ardra Pattern Released

The test knit of Ardra has been completed and you can see a number of lovely versions on the Ravelry pattern page. Thank you to all my test knitters who corrected and improved the pattern. Ardra was made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk in … Continue reading

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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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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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