Tagged: knitting

Knitting for dolls

Åse Bence learned to knit for her dolls as a child; now she passes the gift on to others Kelsey Larson Copy Editor Åse Bence learned to knit in Norway when she was five...

The man in the “Marius Sweater” has passed away

On July 6, 2009 Marius Eriksen Jr. (86) passed away in Oslo. The popular Norwegian “Marius Sweater” (Mariusgenseren) was named after this well-known skier, pilot, model and actor. His mother Birgit “Bitten” Eriksen loved to knit, and designed...

Norwegian sweaters for man’s best friend

Thanks to his owner’s knitting skills, Ole the chihuahua will stay warm all winter By Carstens Smith Norwegian American Weekly “If I can knit a Scandinavian design, I can knit anything,” says Angela Ringquist....