Blå Skimmer

Bohus Stickning. Designer:  Anna-Lisa Mannheimer Lunn

Kits for "Blå Skimmer" - The Blue Shimmer are available. To order a kit and for more information please fill out the information form below.

"Blå Skimmer" tam. Photo S. Gustafsson
"Blå Skimmer" hat & patterned scarf. Photo S. Gustafsson
"Blå Skimmer" triangular scarf. Photo S. Gustafsson
"Blå Skimmer" pullover. Photo S. Gustafsson

The Blue Shimmer is originaly designad by Anne-Lisa Mannheimer Lunn 1947, recreated by Solveig Gustafsson 1999. The Blue Shimmer on dark main color is recreated by Pernille Silfverberg 2016.

To recreate The Blue Shimmer original charts were closely studied and vintage garments carefully examined in museums and private collections to make sure that the resulting patterns and yarns would match the original Bohus Stickning garments as closely as possible.

The yarn is a 2-ply, 50% angora och 50% merinoyarn exept two of the pattern colors which are in pure lambswool. The pattern yarns are hand dyed by Pernille Silfverberg to match the original Bohus Stickning pattern colors. The main colors, a very light blue or a darker blue, are dyed at the spinning mill.
The angora comes from AngoraGarnet’s own angora rabbits.
We guarantee that the rabbits are treated humanely and live healthy lives. We also guarantee that the merino wool used is produced without the controversial practise mulesing. The angorawool is processed and spun with merino wool at a family owned mill in Denmark.

Pattern copyright: Bohus Stickning. Pernille Silfverberg, AngoraGarnet has been authorized to continue the work of recreating Bohus Stickning after original Bohus Stickning such as Solveig Gustafsson began to do in 1999.
Read more about Bohus Stickning.  See the Bohus Stickning recreated collection.

Pattern available only with purchase of yarn kit.

The description may not be copied or used to knit garments for sale, but only used for personal use.

Kits can be ordered for The Blue Shimmer:
- pullover/cardigan
- hat
- tam
- patterned scarf
- triangular scarf
- one colored scarf

All pullover/cardigan kits contain sufficient yarn to knit the largest size XL. Instructions in English or Swedish are included for both pullover and cardigan sizes XXS to XL.

For information about prices or other questions and to purchase a kit please fill out the informational form below:


"Blå Skimmer" pullover. Photo S. Gustafsson
"Blå Skimmer" dark main color pullover. Photo P. Silfverberg
"Blå Skimmer" dark main color pullover. Photo P. Silfverberg
"Blå Skimmer" dark main color pullover. Photo P. Silfverberg
"Blå Skimmer" dark main color pullover. Photo P. Silfverberg

 

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