I think most Norwegians really have longed for spring this year – it has been a looooong winter, and we have had more snow than we usually have. But finally, the temperature is steadily above zero and the last weeks have actually had pretty warm&sunny days causing the first spring flower to blossom! So here…Read More
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My first published pattern – a sneak peak!
Sorry for being absent for more than a year! The reason is not only a busy life…but a major reason is that I decided to write down more of my designs to see if anyone was interested in publishing it. And then it is important not to show of anything in advance! And now the…Read More
Kaffe Fassett exhibition – in Norway
Yesterday I finally convinced the family to go to Hadeland Glassverk, an old glass work funded in 1762 and still operative. It is run as a combined glasswork and a visitor center which this summer also housed an exhibition of works by Kaffee Fassett;” Kaffe Fassett 50 Years in Colour Exhibition”. I have knitted long enough (and…Read More
The Tussilago Hat
The yellow yarn I bought in Paris from Madelinetosh has a remarkable colour and when I started to knit a beret with cables/lace pattern, it reminded me of one of my favourite flowers; the Tussilago (although the colour is called Daffodil!). Tussilago farfara (commonly know as Hestehov in Norwegian, coltsfoot in English) is one of the first flowers…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
I have sorted most of my stash yarns. Some of them are from the earliest knitting product back in my teens! But many of them are high quality yarns I could not leave when visiting knitting stores… I saw that my favourite wool type is probably merino wool, followed by angora/wool/silk mixes. And I have…Read More
January is one of my favourite months; in Norway the minutes with daylight increase day by day and we know that the worst part of the winter is over. Or it is to be said that often face a couple of cold months before we can welcome the spring. So I feel the January must…Read More
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