lørdag 28. februar 2009

Just enough ruffles

Just enough ruffles for a Saturday evening:

Ruffles scarf

Pattern: Just enough ruffles (Ravelry link)
Needles: US 6 / 4.0 mm
Yarn: Wool/acryl blend (50/50), 1.2 skeins = about 160 yards (144 m)
Mods: none, but I'm not to happy with the result.

Fun to knit. I knitted backwards on the purl rows and didn't make any purl stitches at all. :)

Nothing on my needles right now - what are you knitting?

fredag 27. februar 2009

Norwegian music today

What's hot:

What's not:


Ready for felting

My big socks are ready for felting. They have been for almost a week - maybe it will happen this evening (?).

Felted socks

Wonder if they ever will fit me:

Felted socks

I'll give you the pattern if they do...

Thank you for all your nice comments on my last post.

Have a great Friday!

onsdag 25. februar 2009

Beautiful mittens

Look at my new beautiful fingeless mittens:


I really love the result!


Great free pattern: Susie's Reading Mitts
Needles: US 2½ / 3.0 mm
Yarn: Wool/acryl (50/50), 0.7 skeins (about 200 yards)
Mods: None

Ravel it!

tirsdag 24. februar 2009

Blushing Buttercream Pettiskirt GIVEAWAY!!!!

Just so cute:

Blushing Buttercream Pettiskirt GIVEAWAY!!!!

New scarf on my needles:


No time for blogging, I'm knitting!

søndag 22. februar 2009

Destashing weekend over

The third place goes to team OSLO - YAY!

Some weekend - very fun!

I knitted:

A hat

Bigfoot socks (I am going to felt them)

Big scarf

Small scarf

Better photos and more about patterns, needles and yarn another night -
I want to knit on my socks. :)

fredag 20. februar 2009

Regional Destash Competition

The members of the Craft forum "Hobbyboden" (Norwegian) is having a regional destash competiton starting this evening. I'm in team Oslo and we are ready to fight (read:knit) of the competitors from the rest of Norway.

I'm ready with heavy yarn and big needles - the competition is judged by weight.


Destash hat

Wool-yarn for felting:

Destash socks

In the meantime I'm knitting socks:


The yarn is beatiful, soft merino wool that I got from Karipia. Love, love, love it!

Ravel it!

And YAY! we sold our flat today :D

Have a nice weekend!

torsdag 19. februar 2009

Lace scarf

New on my needles:

Lace scarf

The yarn is Love(ly), gifted by Vickie Howell. It's beautiful and soft - Bamboo and Silk - Yummy!

The pattern is my own "One row lace scarf" and it looks beautiful so far.

Ravel it!

tirsdag 17. februar 2009

søndag 15. februar 2009

A day on the couch

Wearing my new tights:


Not happy with the pattern (I have problems with Drops patterns every time), but the tights fits me and are warm and nice to wear.

Free pattern: Tights
Needles: US 6 / 4.0 mm
Yarn: Sandnes Garn Smart, 7.8 skeins = 845 yards (770 m)
Mods: No ribbing in the sides, but I made a ribbing (k2,p2) before casting of.


New on my needles

Fingerless mittens:


Have a nice week! :)

lørdag 14. februar 2009

Happy Valentines day


Happy Valentines day!


fredag 13. februar 2009

Fast forward

Progress on my tights:


Crappy pic, but look: The sun is shining! :)

For a minute I can forget that it's over 3 foot snow and -15 degrees Celsius (5 F) outside.

The yarn is Smart from SandnesGarn.

Ravel it!

Have a nice weekend! :)

torsdag 12. februar 2009


I'm knitting tights to keep me warm. It's really cold here now, even when the sun is shining.

It's knitted top down:


Very easy knitting that's moving along really fast. :)

Ravel it!

tirsdag 10. februar 2009

Kerttu socks

Finally pics of my Kerttu socks:

Kerttu socks

Pattern: Kerttu socks (Ravelry link)
Needles: US 4 / 3.5 mm
Yarn: Sandnes Garn Smart, 1.3 skeins = 140 yards (130 m)

Kerttu socks

My Mosey-legwarmers are done, and I've startet knitting tights(!)

lørdag 7. februar 2009

Interweave Knits preview

Interweave Knits preview for Spring is up:

So - anything you'd like to knit?

I'm not sure...

fredag 6. februar 2009

Finally Friday

And finally - a picture of my new hat:


I like it!

Pattern: Star Crossed Slouchy Beret by Natalie Larson (Ravelry link)
Yarn: Sandnes Garn Alfa, 2.1 skeins = 140 yards (125 m)
Needles: US 10 / 6.0 mm and US 11 / 8.0 mm

The Kerttu socks are done and pics are comming soon.

The Mosey legwarmers are back on the needles. I have to make them longer to fit my cold feets bether.

Thanks for visiting. Have a very nice weekend!

torsdag 5. februar 2009

Mosey and an award

Finally I can show of Mosey:

Pic taken by my son.

Free pattern: Mosey
Yarn: Sandnes Garn Smart, 3.2 skeins = 345 yards (316 m)
Needles: US 7 / 4.5 mm
Mods: No pom poms ;)
I made the smaller size but wish I'd made them a little longer, maybe I will (but probably not).

And I got an award from Marianne:


Thank you so much!

Please visit Marianne she is a talented knitter and spinner. :)

It's snowing again. Nuff already!

onsdag 4. februar 2009

Kerttu socks

The socks from my last post are looking great so far. ( YAY :) )


Top-down this time.

And Yay! - real sun on my picture! :)))

søndag 1. februar 2009

Done and new

My legwarmers are done:


The pattern is Mosey from Knitty.

My new winter hat is also done (in a day):


Ravelry link

But man, this winter-time is hopeless. No light, no good pictures...

New on my needles are the Kerttu Socks, the February pattern of the Norwegian KAL "Sokker 2009".

What are you knitting?