onsdag 27. oktober 2010


Fant dette flotte mønsteret i et The Knitter oppskrifts blad. Det kalles "enschanted shrug", jeg valgte å lage et skjerf ved å bruke tykkere garn og halvere maskeantallet.
Garn: Juvel
Pinner: 4mm

Lange strømper

Lange strømper til Amanda. Skulle vært flettemønster foran og, men Amanda ville bare ha de bak.
Garn: Pt4
Pinner: 4mm
Oppskrift: Drops hefte nr 114

onsdag 13. oktober 2010

Giveaway på Fru Lunas Drømmefabrikk

I anledning salget av leiligheta har Fru Luna en give-away på bloggen sin.

mandag 6. september 2010

Birthday gift

I got this lovely packet from my birthday twin and good friend Lori in USA. Lovely yarn and a book I`ve wanted to read. Me and Lori will read it together. Looking forward for that. Thanks a lot Lori.

Blue swap - Ravelry

Kathyr65 in USA sent me this lovely BLUE packet. There is a blueberry jam as well but it was in the fridge by the time the photo was taken. Thanks a lot for a fab packet. It made my day.

Swap I have received

More info later.

Swap I have received

More info will come later.

New sock pattern books

Five sock knitting books I ordered from Amazon as a "well done exam" gift for myself. :)

Triton socks

Found this pattern in The Knitter issue 19. Loved the pattern and yarn.
Pattern: Triton socks by Jon Dunn
Yarn: Easyknits Sushi Sock Roll
Needles: 2.75mm


Socks made for a dear friends birthday.
Yarn: Seven brothers (Finnish yarn)
Needles: 4 mm


Cloth made for a swap.

fredag 3. september 2010

Neck wrap

Made for myself.


Made for a cousin.


I made this for our youngest daughter.

Yarn: Daletta

Needles: 3 mm

Birthday swap 2010 - Ravelry

This is the lovely packet I received from tricemarie in this years Ravelry birthday swap. Vogue knitting magazine, sock pattern book with lovely patterns, lovely soft yarn, m&m`s (my fave), tea, a scarf pin, a cute card and most of all a wonderful soft scarf which I can`t wait to wear as soon as it gets colder. Thanks a lot.

lørdag 17. juli 2010

Hidden in my Shoe Sock

I made those socks for my SP 15 swap partner.

Yarn: Fabel

Needles: 2.75 mm

mandag 14. juni 2010

Baby`s Bootikin

Beautiful pattern from the Knitting Vintage socks book by nancy Bush.

Yarn: Idena Babyull

Needles: 2.75 mm


Yarn: Juvel

Needles: 3.5 mm

Knitting Vintage Socks

Fancy Silk Sock

Madder Ribbed Sock
Yarn: Opal
Needles: 2.75mm, square needles

torsdag 18. mars 2010

Secret Pal 15 - refresh- Questionnaire

What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? superwash, wool, alpaca, cotton
What fibers do you absolutely not like? acrylic
What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced? Have been knitting for more than 30 yrs. Learned from mother and grandmother. Intermediate.
Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?Amazon
What’s your favorite scent?Do you have a sweet tooth? Favoritecandy? vanilla, blueberry, cucumbermelon, coffee... Chocolate with nuts, M&M`s.
What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? cardmaking
Do you spin? No. Dye? No. What kind of music do you like? Country, gospel, pop, rock, 60`s and 70`s. Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? I think so. (if yourbuddy wants to make you a CD)
What’s your favorite color(s)? white/off-white, burgundy, bluegreen, smokedpink, icyblue + any multicolor. Any colors you just can’t stand? Neon. What is your family situation? Hubby and two girls age 15 and 28.
Do you have any pets? No Are you allergic to any pets? No Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens. Yes. or ponchos? No. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? Socks, mittens, mitts, scarves, hats, shawls, cloths, What is on your needles right now? Baby socks and socks for myself.
Do you read knitting books? oh yes. What kind of books i.e. technique, pattern, fiction? Socks and mittens books. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? Sure.
Do you prefer straight or circular needles? No long straight needles, but I use double pointed needles (5 needles). Bamboo, aluminum? Yes. plastic? No. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift? Yes. How old is your oldest UFO? don`t know. What is your favorite holiday? Christmas. What winter holiday do you observe? Christmas and Easter. Is there anything that you collect? souvenir thimbles, teabags, knitting books/patterns.
Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? CookieA sock book.
What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have? No. Are there any new techniques you’d like to learn? toe-up socks, knitting two socks at same time.
Are you a sock knitter? Yes. What are your foot measurements? 21.5 cm (small foot) When is your birthday? July 13th.Are you on Ravelry? Yes. If so, what’s your ID? Aurora
Are you on KnitPicks Knitting Community? No.What’s your username?

Madder ribbed sock

I got this lovely yarn from Lori in the US. I decided to make Madder ribbed scoks from it. The pattern is in the book Knitting vintage Socks by Nancy Bush. First sock is nearly done. This is first time I try square needles and its wonderful to knit with them. Thank you Lori for the yarn and needles.

Yarn: Opal

Needles: 2.75mm square double pointed needles

torsdag 25. februar 2010

LYS # 4 swap - ravelry

Here are the goodies I got from danioma today. Thanks a lot for a wonderful packet.

I received all those goodies. Chocolate is already gone. Me and hubby enjoyed them). Can`t wait to try the hot drinks.

I love the colors at the yarn. Can`t wait to make socks from it.

Vest til gud-sønn

Den første vesten jeg strikket til min gud-sønn var for liten, så da var det bare å finne nytt garn og nytt mønster. Mønsteret er fra et ukeblad.
Garn: Juvel
Pinner: 3.5 mm

torsdag 18. februar 2010

Sock kit swap - Ravelry

This lovely packet came today from JustAli in England. I love the socks color and pattern. First time I`ve had sock yarn in a knitted roll. Never seen anything like that before. I love the pattern Ali enclosed. Think it will be my Easter knitting. Thanks a lot Ali for a wonderful packet. You made my day.

Alpaca mittens and scarf

Mittens and scarf made to match the alpaca hat I made for our oldest daughter. Mittens and scarf have same cables as the hat.
Yarn: Misti
Needles: 4 mm

tirsdag 2. februar 2010

Gifts for Lori

Those slippers are crochet for my friend Lori. Yarn: Hubro
Needles: 8mm
The potholder was knitted as well for Lori.
Yarn: Petunia
Needles: 3.5mm

mandag 1. februar 2010

Neck wrap

Made for a swap.
Yarn: Tynn alpaca and Fairytale
Needles: 4mm


Made for a God-daughter 6th birthday.
Yarn: Heilo
Needles: 4mm


Mitts made for a swap.
Yarn: Dale Falk
Needles: 3.5mm


This cloth is made for a swap.

Yarn: Bambino cotton

Needles: 3.5mm

Shawl - Christmas gift

Knitted shawl for my niece.

Yarn: Rauma Finull garn

Needles: 3.5mm


Dishcloths I made for swaps.
Yarn: Petunia
Needles: 3.5mm