Author Archives: Fleinhøy aka Lanja

Irrevocably spring!

The shawl is a top-down Faroese with Estonian cat’s paw pattern and a bell ruffle, knitted in Twinkle Lace handdyed by Easyknits.co.uk. It was intended as a summer shawl, given the colourway (Sand Dune), but I find it goes well … Continue reading

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Easter on the coast

And as for knitting…for the entire month, you can use coupon code “April” (without quotation marks) for a $2 discount on my pattern April in the Eastfold.

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Train trip through the Eastfold

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Fibre art

During the Dutch Golden Age, Quirijn van Brekelenkam painted scenes of men spinning. It seems that his compatriot Jacob van Toorenvliet (1640-1719) then painted the next step in the yarn-production process: And I’ve been working diligently on the next step: … Continue reading

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Idunn dreams of apple trees

It’s the middle of winter and the Norse goddess Idun is dreaming of apple trees in the spring. Perhaps you too need some respite from the great greyness — in which case consider casting on this cowl! Stripes, lace, and … Continue reading

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The Little Red Dragon and the Boy Clothed with the Sun

As the end of the year approaches, the exorbitant amount of stash begins to weigh more heavily on my conscience. Having excavated a half-knitted baby Bog Jacket (abandoned due to lack of yarn) I decided to frog it entirely and, … Continue reading

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Looking a lot like Christmas!

  Some classic Christmas songs in Norwegian — the kids’ version:   And the not-kids’ version:   Also, a knitting update! Sorry for the awful photography — not that I’ve ever wielded a camera with any proficiency, but it’s even … Continue reading

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