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Fana Mitts and Breads

Thor requested a pair of fingerless mitts he could wear when he played the guitar.  He asked that they be low enough so as not to interfere with strings when playing and curved to match the slope of his knuckles.   … Continue reading

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Long one of my favorite traditional Norwegian patterns is the Fanakofte. Here is a portrait of my mother wearing the Fanakofte and hat knit for her by my grandmother. This would be around 1938. My grandmother also knit me one; … Continue reading

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