Tags » Linda Marveng

Back in the Saddle

Back in the saddle after many weeks of being preoccupied with wedding stuff, and being away on a truly epic honeymoon :) Feels good to be home, good to be married, and I got to celebrate my birthday in Rome. 218 more words


Three Examples of Excellent Narrative Pattern Writing

I love the reductionist-style knitting patterns from Continental Europe. Drawing from the Norwegian knitting patterns of my youth and the reductionist-style German knitting patterns, I created my Neo-Norsk pattern construction method. 1,214 more words


Weaving in Another Language: Vocabulary

I had a Norwegian speaking family where knitting was commonplace and, in fact, never even looked at an knitting pattern in English until I was almost 30 years old.  215 more words


"Can You Make One For Me?"

I was asked this question by a woman who came up to my table in my favorite coffee spot as I sat quietly sipping a latte and knitting.  242 more words


Marveng's Milanese Shawl Pattern: A Review

I recently finished the “Milanese Shawl” pattern by Linda Marveng and wore it on our day trip to see Oregon’s famed Multnomah Falls.  The falls were spectacular – as… 423 more words


On the Needles

I recently read a blog post by a knitter who routinely shares the status of both her projects and books she is reading.  She always ends with “So what’s on your needles?  213 more words


Pattern Design

Mormor (grandmother) rarely used a knitting or crocheting pattern, and my mother – on the few occasions I saw her knit (never crochet) – never… 476 more words