The Gothic Window Pink, with a beige bottom, hat, knitting kit
The Gothic Window Pink, hat, knitting kit Design Kerstin Olsson 1962.
Recreated by Solveig Gustafsson 2008, revised by Pernille Silfverberg 2016.
Merino wool/Angora 50/50.
The Gothic Window Pink, hat, knitting kit
Design Kerstin Olsson 1962. Recreated by Solveig Gustafsson 2008, revised by Pernille Silfverberg 2016.
Merino wool/Angora 50/50.
Textile designer Kerstin Olsson was linked in 1958 to the company Bohus Knitting. Her early patterns produced only in a position such as color Wild Apple. Gradually she pruduced designs thar were translated into a number of colors. Green Mist, Grey Mist, Brown Mist and Blue Mist are different colors of the same scene.Kerstin olsson could compose patterns with up to thirteen shades of the samr color and worked with fondness by slippages in the same shade.
The patterns are developed in collaboration with Solveig Gustafsson company Solsilke and based on studies of the original pieces in the museum collection. Stick packs are delivered by Pernille Silfverberg company AngoraGarnet.
In the original pattern, "work description" with associated color chart knitters used, indicated bust size, lenght and width axis only schematically. It was important to get more inches than the number of stitches to sue. In combination with the often complex patterns required great knowledge. Much was left to stand scanning to be resolved.
We have chosen to do job descriptions more detailed, all for the coonvinience of today,s knitters. Stick package models are also slightly revised and above all more relaxed. A Bohus Knitting design often came to be used flr several different garnments, e,g both pullover, cardigan, hat/beret and wristlets. The pattern could also be varied in many different colors. This variation is also reflected in the newly developed collection. The garments are knitted with knitting needles 2,5 in a ply Danish finullsgarn or 50 % angora and 50 % merino wool, which is dyed by hand by Pernille Silfvenberg. One size.
Bohusläns Museums ambition is to create an opportunity for those who want to self-stick and wear a Bohus Knitting garments as close to the original as possible. Stick packages with patterns and yarn sold only through Bohusläns Museum and AngoraGarnet.
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