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New Design: Wa

My collaboration with Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk that started last autumn continues and I was delighted when they asked me to make four new designs for yarn kits to be launched at Oslo Design Fair at Lillestrøm 30. August to 2. September. The result is … Continue reading

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Elfa Pattern Released

The test knit of Elfa is coming to an end and I have released the English pattern. On Ravelry you can have a look at the different versions of it, with fascinating names such as “Carolin” meaning Wood Duck or “Ask … Continue reading

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New Design: Wilma Lind Jacket

Who is Wilma Lind, you ask? If you are Norwegian and have read the crime books by Hanne Kristin Rohde, you will know that she is a fictitious Police Inspector in Oslo. Author Hanne Kristin had the real job for … Continue reading

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Ravelry Group 4th Year Anniversary

My Ravelry group is now 4 years old! There are now more than 1400 members and my fear that only a few would join was needless. I am so pleased to have attracted so many knitters! It has been another … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Photoshoot at Ingierstrand Bad

On Monday I had a photoshoot at Ingierstrand Bad, just outside of Oslo, with an amazing crew. The weather was perfect; warm and sunny. The restaurant, open for private parties during the weekdays and for the public at the weekends, … Continue reading

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Idunn Pattern Released

The next pattern I have released in my Ravelry store in English is Idunn, made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk’s yarn kits. The pattern has been test knitted and I am thrilled to see all the finished projects on Ravelry. Idunn was brilliantly photographed by … Continue reading

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Halli Pattern Released

I am pleased to release the English pattern of Halli after the test knit in my Ravelry group. The pattern has been corrected and improved. It is available to buy on Ravelry and on Loveknitting. I have enjoyed seeing the different versions of … Continue reading

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Andor Pattern Released

The first of four designs I made for Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk; the poncho Andor has been test knitted and released in English. You can see some of the finished versions here: Andor. The Norwegian pattern is only available in a yarn kit … Continue reading

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Oslo Knitting Festival

Yes, this time the festival was in my city of Oslo, Norway. The premises the organisers of Oslo Knitting Festival had chosen was perfect, the Oslo Public Library, not only is it central, with high ceilings, plenty of sofas and cold … Continue reading

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Hillesvåg Stand at Oslo Design Fair

Yes, I know it was back in the beginning of September, but I am trying to catch up with all the knitting related events that has happened during the last two months so far. Oslo Design Fair, opened Thursday 1. … Continue reading

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