Category Archives: knitting

Knitted Icelandic sweater, ehm, for the indoors…

My childhood in Norway was kept warm by pretty, though bulky and itchy, hand-knitted sweaters. After knitting a few warm (and less itchy sweaters, thank you new yarns) sweaters myself, I realised I often didn’t wear them…. as too warm.

Knitted Icelandic sweater, ehm, for the indoors…

My childhood in Norway was kept warm by pretty, though bulky and itchy, hand-knitted sweaters. After knitting a few warm (and less itchy sweaters, thank you new yarns) sweaters myself, I realised I often didn’t wear them…. as too warm.

Louis Vuitton cable turtleneck COPY

Ooo-oooh there is some gorgeous stuff out there, take this modern though traditional, feminine yet edgy sweater, by Louis Vuitton… I apologize to LV for copying it instead of buying it. Obvious r€a$on$, but also for wanting to try cables, and

Louis Vuitton cable turtleneck COPY

Ooo-oooh there is some gorgeous stuff out there, take this modern though traditional, feminine yet edgy sweater, by Louis Vuitton… I apologize to LV for copying it instead of buying it. Obvious r€a$on$, but also for wanting to try cables, and

Traffic safe beanie and scarf

Around here (Belgium) primary schoolchildren have to wear reflective neon vests in winter so as to be visible in the darkness/mist. These vests are not so pretty and thus not hugely popular. Especially older children and teens will not wear

Traffic safe beanie and scarf

Around here (Belgium) primary schoolchildren have to wear reflective neon vests in winter so as to be visible in the darkness/mist. These vests are not so pretty and thus not hugely popular. Especially older children and teens will not wear

Norwegian knitted jacket -free chart

I keep embarking on these mega knitting projects that keep me frustrated busy for months. Latest finished knitothon: a self-designed cardigan with various Norwegian-style patterns. It’s not as gorgeous as I had hoped for but am very pleased it (being finished! and

Norwegian knitted jacket -free chart

I keep embarking on these mega knitting projects that keep me frustrated busy for months. Latest finished knitothon: a self-designed cardigan with various Norwegian-style patterns. It’s not as gorgeous as I had hoped for but am very pleased it (being finished! and

hundreds free Norwegian knitting charts/patterns on FB’s Koftegruppa, here’s “Finn”

The obsessively  intricate Norwegian knitting patterns usually have a name, the place they’re originally from, or a person’s name. When I joined the Facebook knitting group Koftegruppa, I saw they have a huuuuuuge database of Norwegian knitting patterns, hundreds… and

hundreds free Norwegian knitting charts/patterns on FB’s Koftegruppa, here’s “Finn”

The obsessively  intricate Norwegian knitting patterns usually have a name, the place they’re originally from, or a person’s name. When I joined the Facebook knitting group Koftegruppa, I saw they have a huuuuuuge database of Norwegian knitting patterns, hundreds… and

Granny crochet cardigan – with a modern twist

I fell for this ‘simple’ pattern by Phildar: a crochet cardigan, with granny lines instead of squares. I opted for colder colours though. It’s a pleasant summer cardi to wear, in cotton. But it took me a whole year… a

Granny crochet cardigan – with a modern twist

I fell for this ‘simple’ pattern by Phildar: a crochet cardigan, with granny lines instead of squares. I opted for colder colours though. It’s a pleasant summer cardi to wear, in cotton. But it took me a whole year… a

Stocking Squish Sweater

The inspiration was Spacecurry’s blanket but then as a sweater! I’ve chosen the pattern Alska by Cirilia Rose as it resembles my vision most (sketch). But I followed the waist decrease/increase from Paper Dolls by Kate Davies, for a waisted body. My intent

Stocking Squish Sweater

The inspiration was Spacecurry’s blanket but then as a sweater! I’ve chosen the pattern Alska by Cirilia Rose as it resembles my vision most (sketch). But I followed the waist decrease/increase from Paper Dolls by Kate Davies, for a waisted body. My intent