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Arrows Sweater by Åse Lund Jensen Knitted with Isager Spinni Yarn

Arrows Sweater (and My Love Letter to Isager and ÅLJ)

When I bought the wonderful book ÅLJ by Marianne Isager, I was instantly captivated with this lovely light sweater in blueish color. The book is celebrating the famous Danish knitwear designer Åse Lund Jensen who died way too early in 1977 and left her yarn business to the young and talented Marianne Isager who was…

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Knitted Indigo Cowl

My most important project these days was a knitted cowl (Or a neck warmer? I honestly don’t know what the difference is. If you do, please comment.) for a friend. Some time ago, she fell in love with the color of the handspun yarn that was hand-dyed with indigo. I wanted to be extra careful…

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Silk and Merino Mix Scarf in Purple

One of the projects I’ve been working on lately was a knitted scarf in purple and white. I used two handspun yarns. One of them was a mix of naturally dyed purple merino wool and pretty white silk. This yarn was a two-ply, woolen. I loved how shiny the yarn was thanks to the added…