fredag 7. januar 2011


Made for youngest daughter a year ago, but forgot to blog it.
Yarn: Daletta
Needles: 3mm
Pattern: found in a Norwegian knitting magazine

Monster longies

Monsterpants made for my 2.5 yr old nephew. I loved knitting them and plan to make a few more.
Yarn: Juvel
Needles: 3.5mm
Size: 4 yrs
Pattern: Free pattern at Ravelry. I wasn`t able to post a link here like I planned to.

Ho Ho Ho Christmas swap 2010

This is the packet I got from my partner dogrose in England. Thanks a lot for the lovely scarf I got in my wrapped gift and for the rest of the goodies you sent me.

Socks for sister

Part of Christmas gift for one of my sisters.
Yarn: Dale Hauk
Needles: 3.5mm
Pattern: Found in: More sensational knitted socks pattern book

Socks for son-in-law

Yarn: Viking sportsragg
Needles: 3.5mm

Neck wrap

I made this for a swap partner in England, for a Christmas swap. I loved that yarn. :)
Yarn: DROPS Meriono Extra Fine
Needles: 3.5mm


Socks I made from yarn I got from an American friend.
Yarn: Opal
Needles: 2.75mm

Have to find out what kind of yarn this is, next time I go home.


Knitted this last spring as a birthday gift for a cousin of me.

Hemmelig venn oktober - facebook

Dette var min hemmelige venn gave for oktober. Min venn er fortsatt hemmelig, men takk skal du ha om du leser dette.

October secret pal swap at facebook. My pal is still a secret.

mandag 3. januar 2011

Questionnaire Secret Pal 16

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? superwash, wool, alpaca, cotton
2. What fibers do you absolutely not like? acrylic
3. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in? zip lock bags
4. 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.
5. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?Amazon
6. What’s your favorite scent?Do you have a sweet tooth? Favoritecandy? vanilla, blueberry, cucumbermelon, coffee... Chocolate with nuts, M&M`s.
7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? cardmaking
8. Do you spin? No. Dye? No.
9.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)
10. What’s your favorite color(s)? white/off-white, burgundy, bluegreen, smokedpink, icyblue + any multicolor. Any colors you just can’t stand? Neon.
11. What is your family situation? Hubby and two girls age 16 and 28.
12. Do you have any pets? cat Are you allergic to any pets? No
13. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens. Yes. ponchos? No.
14. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? Socks, mittens, mitts, scarves, hats, shawls, cloths, 15. What is on your needles right now? Baby socks and a shawl.
16. Do you read knitting books? oh yes. What kind of books i.e. technique, pattern, fiction? Socks and mittens books.
17. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? Sure.
18. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? No long straight needles, but I use double pointed needles (5 needles). Bamboo, aluminum? Yes. plastic? No.
19. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift? Yes.
20. How old is your oldest UFO? I don`t know.
21. What is your favorite holiday? Christmas. What winter holiday do you observe? Christmas and Easter.
22. Is there anything that you collect? souvenir thimbles, teabags, knitting books/patterns.
23. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? Around the world in knitted socks, 100 cm needles size 3mm, 3.5mm and 4mm
24. 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.
25. Are you a sock knitter? Yes. What are your foot measurements? 21.5 cm (small foot)
26. When is your birthday? July 13th.
27. Are you on Ravelry? Yes. If so, what’s your ID? Aurora
28. Are you on KnitPicks Knitting Community? No.What’s your username?