Monthly Archives: January 2012

Lusekoften fra Setesdalen (a traditional Norwegian sweater)

Last night I plowed through a stack of knitting and weaving patterns and came across the pattern my grandmother used in the early 1960s to make  me a lusekofte (literally translated “louse jacket”).  I have pictures of me around 5 … Continue reading

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Hello e-world of fiber enthusiasts!

I hope to exchange ideas for various fiber arts with other fiber enthusiasts.  I especially look forward to seeing pictures of others’ creations and will share some of mine. I first learned to knit when I was about 5 years … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Pea or the Prince and the Sheep?

Knitting for someone allergic to wool but who wants something warm but using only natural fibers can be difficult.  I was asked to design a pair of fingerless mittens for someone who is both allergic to wool (claimed he itched madly … Continue reading

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