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Episode 6: Arctic Blizzard

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Julkaistu 17 tuntia sitten

In this episode I talk about my Arctic Blizzard sock pattern for Tour-de-Sock Stage 4: how the sock is constructed, how you can modify the pattern and tips for stranded knitting. Also why I was happy to get more snow in Helsinki in April. Arctic…

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Episode 5: Tour-de-Sock

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Julkaistu 11 päivää sitten

In this episode, I talk about the Tour-de-Sock competition and show the first two pairs of socks. I also talk about Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and what that book has to do with Tour-de-Sock. Tour-de-Sock: http://tour-de-sock.com Plan A: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/plan-a…

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Episode 4: Astrum Socks

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Julkaistu 18 päivää sitten

In this episode I talk about my latest pattern release, Astrum socks: what made me design socks and how the toe-up pattern is constructed. I also talk about the crochet rug project for my balcony. Astrum socks Odensjön Socksby Suzanne Sjögren Crochet rug in Koukutettu

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Episode 3: Osculation Shawl

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Julkaistu 25 päivää sitten

In this episode I talk about my Osculation Shawl design for Twist Collective. I describe the design path from my Flying Jib Shawl to Liinu Shawl to Osculation Shawl. I also show my current WIPs and upcoming Star Toe sock pattern. Osculation Shawl Liinu Shawl Flying Jib Shawl Kaiku Exploration…

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Episode 2 Jyväskylä Knit Fest

Birkenwasseranhöhe knits
Julkaistu kuukausi sitten

In Episode 2 I tell about my trip to Jyväskylä Summer Knit Festival. Jonna Hietala interviews festival teachers on Laine cruise: Heli Rajavaara, Anna Johanna, Veera Välimäki, Julie Asselin, Nathan Taylor and Melanie Berg. Mentioned in this episode: Osculation Shawl Kaiku Wrap Lehtokerttu Top…

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Episode 1: Alignment Sweater

Birkenwasseranhöhe knits
Julkaistu kuukausi sitten

Birkenwasser knits is on YouTube! Check out Episode 1 where I talk about my latest design, Alignment Sweater, and the inspiration and design path towards it. I also talk about a couple of current projects, and there's a little giveaway as well! In this episode I talk about Alignment Sweater Tauride…

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Alignment Sweater

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Julkaistu kuukausi sitten

I have a new pattern published on Ravelry:AlignmentSweater! This sweater is knitted seamlessly top-down. The top of the sweater is decorated with aligned Vikkel braids and the neckline, hem and cuffs also feature Vikkel braids. The sweater has a flattering, boxy shape with tight-fitting ¾

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Scrap Buster Kaiku

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Julkaistu kuukausi sitten

My Kaiku wrap was published in Taito magazine issue 3/2018. It was a collaboration with Lanitium ex Machina, and I used their Alpaca Silk Linen for the sample. While I was waiting for Nea to dye the yarn, I worked on a prototype using WalkCollection Linea that has the same fiber content.

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Tegna

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Julkaistu 2 kuukautta sitten

My May was filled with Madelinetosh projects: I participated in MadMay 2018 SALs (Stitch alongs - both crochet and knit accepted) in Madelinetosh Lovers Group on Ravelry. One of the SALs was General Sweater (work any sweater in Madelinetosh) and I decided to knit the super popular Tegna by Caitlin…

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Vanilla Reversed with a sock blank

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Julkaistu 2 kuukautta sitten

I had my first attempt at painting a sock blank a couple of months ago at Kässäkerho Pom Pom Super Weekend. Obviously, I was anxious to get the sock blank on the needles. I painted the sock blank with a fade in mind, thinking that I would knit two socks at the same time, unravelling the sock…

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Kaiku

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Julkaistu 2 kuukautta sitten

Taitomagazine issue 3/2018 includes my Kaiku wrap pattern, among all the other lovely crafts ideas, instructions and articles. Kaiku wrap is an easy introduction to lace, with simple eyelet rows and eyelet mesh creating a striking end result. This wrap is easy to knit, but it will keep you…

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Ephemeris

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Julkaistu 3 kuukautta sitten

Ephemeris was my third project from Pom Pom Quarterly Vivid Winter issue. It is an asymmetric triangle with mosaic details in two colors. Perfect opportunity to use two precious Lanitium ex Machina Merino Tussah skeins. These skeins have been in my stash since the first Kässäkerho Pom Pom Super…

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Kivitasku Vest

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Julkaistu 3 kuukautta sitten

Kivitasku Vest has a cable pattern that makes it a smart vestfor a young gentleman. It's knitted seamlessly from the top down. The V-neck looks great with a collared shirt, and you can pair it with a colourful shirt for a casual look or use a white shirt for a more formal outfit. The pattern is now…

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Tabular Sweater

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Julkaistu 3 kuukautta sitten

Tabular is on the cover of Pom Pom Quarterly Vivid Winter issue, and the minute I saw it I knew that I wanted to knit it. Jyväskylä Knit Fest Winter was approaching, so I decided to wait and buy yarn at Titityy during the festival. I was planning to use Coop Knits Socks Yeah!, but I changed my…

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My Ilana Wrap

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Julkaistu 4 kuukautta sitten

In a recent blog post on the publication of Ilana Wrap pattern in Knit Picks Everyday Wraps collection you could see a sophisticated black, gray, and white wrap. That sample was not knitted by me, though. I did receive sponsor yarn to knit a sample for myself, and here it is! Pattern: Ilana Wrap…

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Kässäkerho Pom Pom…

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Julkaistu 4 kuukautta sitten

Kässäkerho Pom Pom changed the schedule of their annual SUPERweekend from autumn to spring and we enjoyed a lovely weekend in Kuopio on March 23-25. The weekend was filled with yarns, knitting, old and new friends, chatter and laughter - and learning new things. The marketplace had some old…

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Ilana Wrap

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Julkaistu 4 kuukautta sitten

My contribution to Knit Picks Everyday Wrapsbook is a tribute to speckled dyes. Ilana Wrap gives you an opportunity to parade the wildest speckled colorways with contrasting intarsia framing the speckles on both sides. The wrap is knitted diagonally, which turns the simple change of color into a…

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Expressive Shawl

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Julkaistu 5 kuukautta sitten

Joji Locatelli's Expressive is a pretty shawl that looks like it's going to be a lot of work - and turns out to be even more. The body of the shawl is worked in twisted ribbing, with yarn over increases and decreases creating its lovely shape. It's not difficult to knit, but you have to look at…

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We love winter!

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Julkaistu 5 kuukautta sitten

Cold weather front from Siberia has created chaos all around Europe. I understand that when you are not used to see snow, it can make life difficult. However, here in Finland, we have enjoyed perfect winter weather: sun has been shining for two weeks, there's snow on the ground and the temperatures…

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There Will Be Time Cardigan

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Julkaistu 5 kuukautta sitten

There Will Be Timeis my latest release - now live on Ravelry! It is an extra wide, open cardigan with skinny sleeves. The gorgeous short-row-striped front panels are contrasted with a simple garter stitch back and contrast colour sleeves. The cardigan has a boxy shape with dropped shoulders. Back…

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Mountain Ash Shawl

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Julkaistu 6 kuukautta sitten

When preparing for the Indie Design GAL, we heard that one of the designers had gotten into an accident and couldn't promote her own patterns during the GAL. Many participating designers wanted to show support for her and bought her patterns. Natalia Sha designs lace shawls for advanced knitters,

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Jyväskylä KnitFest Winter 2018

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Julkaistu 6 kuukautta sitten

Jyväskylä KnitFestival organised its first Winter Festival on Feb 2-4, 2018. The first day of the festival wasn't easy: local traffic was on strike and there a blizzard in Jyväskylä. Not the best day for an open air market, with temperatures below -10 'C! Luckily, long distance trains were not…

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You Wear It Well Cardigan

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Julkaistu 6 kuukautta sitten

I had quite ambitious plans for the Indie Design Gift-A-Long, and they turned out to be too ambitious. This cardigan took more than 5 weeks to knit, so I only finished it after the GAL was over. I'm still super happy with the cardigan - a long, open cardigan is something you can wear with…

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X Sox

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Julkaistu 6 kuukautta sitten

I have a thing for challenges and knit-a-longs, so when Leeni Hoi announced that she's hosting a KAL for her cool X Sox design I knew that I wanted to participate. I had bought a skein of her Lystig Merino Sock in My Little Pony Overdose at the Knitmare Fest in October, and this would be the…

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