In my early twenties I discovered (through my knitting sister!) the fabulous world of Rowan yarn and designs. The designs were indeed different and much more diverse than most Norwegian designs at that time. In addition, the huge variation in yarn types and the colour palettes was amazing, although the Norwegian yarn was in my opinion of…Read More
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Vintage Jumper finished!
So it took two months to finished it…. but finally as we just entered into April I managed to finish my Vintage Jumper! It do not resemble the original much any more but I think it turned out pretty nice. I have made a description of the puff sleeves here: puff sleeves and for the shoulders here:…Read More
Shaping sleeves and shoulders; “seamless shoulders”
As mentioned before; I am not very fond of too much sewing so if I can knit together seams I prefer that (thus the name “seamless”…)! This is the first time I have done it for shoulder seams, and it turned out pretty nice. It was quite easy but it is important to always keep an…Read More
Shaping sleeves and shoulders; puff sleeves
In February I started on my Vintage Winter project, and now I am almost done. The jumper needed more concentration as soon as I started on the sleeves, so the number of times per week I were able to work on it decreased remarkable. Good for all other projects (such as my Leaves Throw, Trellis…Read More
Jumper is a word we do not use much, but from what I can see it means a neat sweater, often combined with a cardigan. I have decided to modify a jumper/cardigan set from the pattern book from 1951, and have selected some quite pricy yarn as I think this project deserve it! The yarn is from…Read More
I had originally decided a different theme for February, but February the 2. I stopped by my nearest yarn store and knew I wanted to realise a project I have had in mind for a while. My mother-in-law found some old knitting magazines from the 1950’s. I really like the style from that period, and several…Read More
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