Ripple Throws

Ripple Throws

  Can you feel the ripples? Small waves in water, sand and snow. Close your eyes and … and you feel the ripples in the palm of your hand.   Ripple throws are inspired by the small waves on the water surface,  furrows in the sand at the sea shore...
A Sweater Made from Thrums

A Sweater Made from Thrums

I have knitted a sweater using thrums only! And I such had a lot of fun doing it. Remember the thrums that were to good to go? Well, now I actually can wear them and I have a sweater in wool from old Norwegian sheep. I didn’t bother about the yarn ends, I just...
Norwegian Fur Sheep or Gorgeous Grey

Norwegian Fur Sheep or Gorgeous Grey

  Is it actually possible to fall in love with yarn? The answer is a loud YES! I am definitively in love with this gorgeous yarn from Norwegian fur sheep.   Aren’t they lovely? These are Norwegian fur sheep, and the ones on the photo live at Stavseng...
Norway’s Largest Yarn Mill

Norway’s Largest Yarn Mill

Almost exactly two months ago, I was so lucky to be a delegate to the biannual meeting of the Norwegian Crafts Society. During the meeting days, we had the opportunity to visit Norway’s larges yarn mill, Rauma Ullvarefabrikk. I had been buying their yarns for...
What to do with thrums?

What to do with thrums?

  What to do with thrums? This has bothered me ever since I started weaving! Lots of quite short warp threads, often in many different colors. For some years I have given all my loom waste to a kindergarten. They are happy to get hold of free crafts material and...