Tag Archives: Linda Marveng

Cloud & Congress – Part 2

My apologies for the post notice you may have received earlier.  It was a glitch – truly!  I am using Thor’s PC and he’s been having some “issues” with it.  In any event, let me try again. ___________________ I haven’t … Continue reading

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Three Examples of Excellent Narrative Pattern Writing

I love the reductionist-style knitting patterns from Continental Europe.  Drawing from the Norwegian knitting patterns of my youth and the reductionist-style German knitting patterns, I created my Neo-Norsk pattern construction method.  (See my blog posts The Reductionist Pattern, A Very … Continue reading

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Weaving in Another Language: Vocabulary

I had a Norwegian speaking family where knitting was commonplace and, in fact, never even looked at an knitting pattern in English until I was almost 30 years old.  Now while my wrist heals, weaving has again captured my attention.  … Continue reading

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“Can You Make One For Me?”

  I was asked this question by a woman who came up to my table in my favorite coffee spot as I sat quietly sipping a latte and knitting.  (No, that’s not me in the black & white picture!  The … Continue reading

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Marveng’s Milanese Shawl Pattern: A Review

I recently finished the “Milanese Shawl” pattern by Linda Marveng and wore it on our day trip to see Oregon’s famed Multnomah Falls.  The falls were spectacular – as was the Milanese Shawl. If you visit Linda Marveng’s pattern page, you will … Continue reading

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On the Needles

I recently read a blog post by a knitter who routinely shares the status of both her projects and books she is reading.  She always ends with “So what’s on your needles?  What are you reading?” Here’s what’s on my … Continue reading

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Pattern Design

Mormor (grandmother) rarely used a knitting or crocheting pattern, and my mother – on the few occasions I saw her knit (never crochet) – never used a pattern.  I never saw either of them write a pattern. I remember Mormor taking measurements … Continue reading

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