The graphic designers turned knitting designers are everywhere these days – and with good reason. Gro Kristiansen behind the brand @Veslestrikk started knitting about three years ago, when her firstborn was one. Straight away, she designed her first pattern.
So how do you get all that knitting done? “Oh – I knit like this,” she says and excitedly puts her mug of coffee on the table and props her foot up on the armchair she’s sitting on, demonstrating where his head would be, whilst leaning her elbow on her knee and pretending to knit.
At 28, Mette Wendelboe Okkels is about to become a mother of three. She also has a year and a half left of medical school, alongside running her very own incredibly hyped-up (with excellent reason!) successful brand PetiteKnit, which has taken the knitting community by storm – especially in the past year.
2017 was a good year for knitting. Check out our favourites from the past year.
As a substitute teacher and child of the somewhat controversial Waldorf school (also known as Steiner school), Victoria (@husetibyen) believes that being creative and using your imagination to think differently is crucial to a child’s development.