How to sort out a Norwegian and an English blog in the same blog? I have tried to sort that out for quite some time, and have ended up with making two. At the moment that´s the only thing that makes sense.
Welcome to my English knitting blog!
This autumn, while we were all stuck at home I had this sudden craze for designing mittens. Yes I know, it is not quite what most people have crazes for, but the again, I am not most people. Who are really?
Anyway, I ended up with 20+ new designs and I thought, ok, I will make a book. Then I got to work. And then my brain started to work on high gears and then I decided I want to make this into something more than a book.
For those of you who don´t know me, I am Anne, I am 51 years old in my passport, but just above 40 in my head. I have been designing knitting patterns for 7 years - in Norwegian. Before that I did a whole lot of translation and marketing in global companies for a couple of decades.
I have for a long time wanted to take my knitting in to the world of the English speaking knitting world. But life has been in the way - until now.
Earlier this winter I launched my mitten designs from this autumn in a digital "book" I called Mitten Bonanza 2021. And the plan was to launch in English over the summer. But I am known to turn around fairly quickly and after having amazing feedback on my designs and people coming back to me insisting that I launch in English.
So, after an intense couple of weeks, I launched in English on February 14. I just love alle the love, the feedback and wonderful people that have joined since then.
And now I want to invite you too! Wouldn't´you just love to join a wonderful knitting community with people from all over the world? We have people in the group living in all the way down under in Australia, scattered around Europe and a bunch in the different time zones in the US. I just think it is totally awesome that we can meet and get to know each other through our fantastic knitting hobby!
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