Its beautiful shine and drape couple with warm insulation in cold weather, cool comfort in heat. Vikinginspired knits from elsebeth lavold knitting. Her third book, viking patterns for knitting, was an instant success and published in six languages. Elsebeth lavolds silk wool combines the ancient softness and warmth of silk and wool with the added strength of modern nylon. A selection of her books that include patterns to compliment her yarn and stunning locations for the photography. With more than a decade of added experience and continued research, she is now ready to take the concept a step further. A tweedy wool and silk blend, silky wool has a soft next to skin feel and it has a beautiful raw silk like look. All in collaboration with my husband, coworker and playmate, anders rydell. Swede elsebeth lavold has received worldwide recognition for her knitwear design.
See more ideas about knitting, knitting patterns and viking knit. Elsebeth lavolds silky wool blends 45% wool, 35% silk and 20% nylon for a wonderfully soft dk yarn with a fabulous knobbly texture. This weeks giveaway is two amazing pattern books from elsebeth lavold, both having to do with vikinginspired knitting patterns. Unfortunately elsebeth lavold yarns wasnt notified by the mill of the change until 2008. There is also a link to a page with more information about the designer, and examples of her earlier work. Eslebeth lavold patterns, eslebeth lavold books, eslebeth lavold sale, eslebeth lavold book sale, little knits little knits elsebeth lavold pattern books elsebeth lavold yarn subscribe. Now, by means of clever knitting innovation which makes it possible to start a knitted knot in the middle of a sweater. Interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear mar 15, 2019.
Elsebeth lavold is best known for her timeless design work known worldwide as viking knits. The sierra mountain cowl is nice and wide providing plenty of warmth and drape. Lavold spent years researching viking knots and other ornamentation and translating those designs to knitting, the result of which became her book viking patterns for knitting. In the designers choice collection elsebeth hand selects yarns she connects with made with mostly natural or all natural fiber blends and applies her design concept, to produce a harmonious collection. This dk weight yarn makes great warm but light garments, accessories, and afghans.
Her previous books include viking patterns for knitting, described as groundbreaking and an indispensable milestone in 20th century knitting literature. The embraceable you collection designers choice, book 3 by elsebeth lavold and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Little knits elsebeth lavold pattern books elsebeth. This has led to my own yarn line, elsebeth lavold designers choice, supported by pattern books.
More information can be found about this change here. Recently published first most favorited first most projects first sort alphabetically. Look for 30% discounts on single skeins, 40% discounts on bags of 10, and 50% discounts on lavold and harding pattern books. Elsebeth lavold a leading authority on cable patterns and a skilled and creative designer of beautiful knitwear. Elsebeth lavold designers choice knitting pattern book 7 mellow tone collection you are purchasing unused store stock, minimal shelf wear. Elsebeth lavold the out of the blue collection, book 15. Elsebeth lavold is one of swedens leading knitwear designers. Erna was originally knitted in another yarn, now long gone, but i find it so pretty i really think it deserves a longer life. Elsebeth lavold has received worldwide recognition for her knitwear design. Patterns are available as pattern books, project kits and pdfs.
Ever since her groundbreaking book viking patterns for knitting was published, elsebeth lavold has been recognized as one of the worlds leading experts on cabling. Our directory links to free knitting patterns only. Little knits elsebeth lavold pattern books elsebeth lavold. Viking patterns for knitting is the result of years of research by swedish knitwear designer elsebeth lavold, who explored patterns of ornamentation found on viking artifacts, such as swords, buckles, combs, and rune stones. Viking patterns for knitting book by elsebeth lavold.
This lightweight yarn is easy to work with, gives excellent stitch definition. Jan 01, 1998 in viking patterns for knitting, ancient nordic ornamentation has been translated into an exquisite array of designs for knitters. Jun 19, 2015 often, stitch pattern books give stitch by stitch, row by row directions where crucial mistakes can often be overlooked i should know. Elsebeth lavold designers choice knitting pattern book 7. This classic elsebeth lavold yarn can be used for accessories and garments that can be worn yearround.
Elsebeth is world famous for her viking knits project. In viking patterns for knitting, ancient nordic ornamentation has been translated into an exquisite array of designs for knitters. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. So i have reknitted it in my lovely hempathy yarn, cool and pleasant with the look and drape of linen but composed of cotton, hemp and viscose making it less hard on the hands. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can. Often, stitch pattern books give stitch by stitch, row by row directions where crucial mistakes can often be overlooked i should know. Little knits elsebeth lavold silky wool 5560% off sale at. Featuring 14 projects, clear instructions and charts, inspiring color photos, and 60 viking motifs. Elsebeth lavold gives an instant understanding of how and where the yarn is going through her clearly drawn graphs so you can knit her creations or design your own. Instead, we display her current designs in gallery form, and some of her earlier work can be seen at the separate page about the designer link at the bottom of.
More than twenty yarns have been launched with lavolds name on them, and she has to date created twentysix books with design support for her yarn line. Since 2003, her design efforts are primarily focused on her own yarn label, elsebeth lavold designers choice, in which she blends fibers and colors for a gorgeous range of knitting and crochet yarns. Elsebeth lavold silky wool yarn abundant yarn online. From may 5th 27th, all in stock elsebeth lavold and louisa harding yarns and pattern books will be deeply discounted. See more ideas about viking pattern, viking knit and pattern. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. A soft and lovely yarn from swedish designer elsebeth lavold. See more ideas about viking knit, knitting and knitting patterns.
Elsebeth lavold silky wool has a fabulous nubbly texture and deep, beautiful colors. Elsebeth lavold yarns publications in the designers choice collection elsebeth hand selects yarns she connects with made with mostly natural or all natural fiber blends and applies her design concept, to produce a harmonious collection. It would be impossible to show all of all of the knitwear design elsebeth lavold has created in her more than 30 years as a professional designer, or even a representative selection. May 18, 2015 from may 5th 27th, all in stock elsebeth lavold and louisa harding yarns and pattern books will be deeply discounted. Knit warm but light garments, accessories, and afghans on 4mm needles and you will be spoilt for choice with the range of deep, beautiful colours. Aug 21, 2017 this weeks giveaway is two amazing pattern books from elsebeth lavold, both having to do with vikinginspired knitting patterns. Lavold works closely with anders rydell, who describes himself as elsebeths photographer, graphic designer, general helper and, when workload allows, husband.1427 1403 501 556 242 526 1576 56 796 358 577 248 1482 410 272 398 1265 1328 211 1540 624 1203 842 538 1282 17 1073 137 752 670 268 404 1248 1517 460 135 1413 789 89 840 261 377 459 343 1197 358 900