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Strikkefestivalen in Fredrikstad 2019

I have been back to the lovely Fredrikstad Old Town; the oldest fortified town in Norway (founded in 1567) and in the Nordic countries, and one of the best-preserved fortress towns in Northern Europe. The Strikkefestivalen/knitting festival is in its 4th … Continue reading

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Vela in Familien 17/2019

I am thrilled to have yet another design in the bi-monthly magazine Familien, this time it is my Vela that was published in issue number 17, which came out last Friday. Above is the cover and below is the first of … Continue reading

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Vela Pattern Released

The test knit of Vela has come to an end with some stunning projects. As usual my test knitters did an excellent job of improving and correcting the pattern. The English pattern is now available on Ravelry and Lovecrafts, while the Norwegian … Continue reading

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New Design: Vela

Last summer I received a Facebook message from the acknowledged designer Elsebeth Lavold (Viking Patterns author)  that she and her husband musician-turned-photographer Anders Rydell would drive past our house on their way to her relatives in Norway, from their home in Stockholm, Sweden. She … Continue reading

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