Tag Archives: To rett en vrang. Designstrikk

Photoshoot at Oslofjord Museum: Bell Jacket

I am ready to begin to show you the photos we took from our base at the Oslofjord Museum at Vollen in Asker, outside of Oslo at the end of May. First out the Bell Jacket, this is an old pattern that … Continue reading

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Eira Pullover and White Mountain Ruana in Vårens Strikk

Vårens Strikk/Spring Knits is a special knitting issue published by the bimonthly magazine Familien in Norway released yesterday. I am delighted to have two designs: Eira Pullover and White Mountain Ruana as well as a brief interview in this magazine. Eira Pullover was … Continue reading

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Ruby Snood Pattern Released

I designed a large drapey snood in a luscious tencel, which feels like silk, for my Norwegian knitting book: To rett en vrang. Designstrikk. Ruby Snood was stunningly worn by dancer Francesca Golfetto, with hair & make up by Line Sekkingstad and brilliantly photographed … Continue reading

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Variations Shawl Pattern Released

I am ready to release another pattern from my Norwegian knitting book “To rett, en vrang. Designstrikk“, in English on Ravelry. The shawl was initially named “Sjal med variasjoner”/Shawl with variations, but I have changed the English version to “Variations”.  My … Continue reading

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Japanese Lace Jacket Released

I have been allowed by my publisher, Cappelen Damm to release two more of my book patterns in English in my Ravelry store, and here is the first; Japanese Lace Jacket, modeled by Francesca Golfetto photographed by Kim Müller. The … Continue reading

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Japanese Lace Jacket by Johanna Pyy

I am thrilled to show you the marvelous Japanese Lace Jacket, knitted in Bamboo by Novita in a fitting vintage pink by Johanna Pyy! It was the reason for Johanna buying “Nyt Neulomann!” (read: my book title in Finnish which translates … Continue reading

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Aran Bolero by Grete Jenssen

I am delighted to show you the beautiful Aran Bolero, Grete has knitted from my book “To rett, en vrang. Designstrikk” in Angora Soft in a zingy blue (30% angora, 50% wool and 20% polyamide, 50 g, 250 m/273 yds) … Continue reading

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Mohair Poncho Jacket by Irene Welde Solsvik

I was gobsmacked by Irene’s stunning Mohair Poncho Jacket, instead of sewing up the front as I had suggested she left it open and sewed a slightly longer seam at the back to hold it in place! Irene chose the … Continue reading

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Accessories – the small touches of joy!

I have been reading Hadley Freeman, fashion journalist in The Guardian, and had to laugh when she asks “how many accessories is too many accessories? When you rattle? When you have no spare hands and you haven´t left the house … Continue reading

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3 Book Patterns in English

I am delighted that my publisher Cappelen Damm has given me permission to release 3 patterns from my book “To rett en vrang. Designstrikk” in English on Ravelry. It was a fairly easy choice based on popularity of the designs, … Continue reading

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