Gretha Mensen

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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
’Wild Sea’ uses cables and half-brioche stitches to form a fascinating wave pattern that evokes gusts of wind whipping the surface of ocean waters.
Knitting: Scarf
Knitting: Scarf
The lively design of 89 Harbor reflects its origin, as it took shape while i was overlooking a harbor busy with tourists, ferries, and fisher-people coming and going throughout the day. Using stitch patterns based on my ‘Rocas’ shawl, this rectangular scarf with crisp i-cord edges features graphic diagonal lines created by short rows and eyelet...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
‘Liberty Ferry’ is a design rich in both graphic impact and symbolic meaning. Sweeping diagonal lines cascade down to an elegant braided cable, creating a rhythmic, classic pattern that is perfect for either solid or tonally dyed yarns.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Relaxing garter with an easy lace pattern makes this shawl easy to knit and wear. The shawl is fully reversible with an equally pretty pattern on both sides.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Humo is worked flat from the top down, starting with a garter tab. Stitches are increased along the edges to create a crescent shaped shawl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
When Sylvia of Wol met Verve dyed me this beautiful speckled yarn i knew it had to be a shawl in half brioche but in the easy way I learned as a child.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Niebo - Polish for sky
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the Spanish dunes, beaches and boardwalks this shawl came alive and is knitted in a soft woolen yarn with a touch of luster.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Zilt shawl & scarf is my contribution for Indie June by LoveKnitting.
Knitting: Scarf
A beach in Denmark called “Saltum,” a gathering with friends, and a special yarn purchase all came together to inspire this design. Its eyelets evoke the waves rolling onto the shore at Saltum and its ridges suggest the ripples in the sand left by those waves. 
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A beach in Denmark called “Saltum,” a gathering with friends, and a special yarn purchase all came together to inspire this design. Its eyelets evoke the waves rolling onto the shore at Saltum and its ridges suggest the ripples in the sand left by those waves.
Knitting: Cowl
Undulating, organic rhythms create an extra-warm, cozy cowl that takes its name from the Polish word for ‘waves’.
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is named for Esthwaite Water, a sapphire lake set in the verdant hills of northern England. From this region comes the Baa Ram Ewe yarn that inspired the design: a heathered fiber that is at the same time sturdy and soft to the touch.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat is named for Esthwaite Water, a sapphire lake set in the verdant hills of northern England. From this region comes the Baa Ram Ewe yarn that inspired the design: a heathered fiber that is at the same time sturdy and soft to the touch.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Dohne (do-knee).
Knitting: Cowl
Amici - Italian for ‘friends’.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Amici - Italian for ‘friends’.
Knitting: Cowl
The Rhine is a European river that flows from Switzerland to Holland. Our home countries…
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
iSea is a squishy garter shawl with stripes and eyelets. It’s worked flat from the right tip to the left edge with a curved top edge.
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by a Spanish harbor became this elegant cable & lace cowl to life. A fragile colored and powdery feeling silk/merino yarn gives the cowl it’s softness and luster.
Knitting: Cowl
Onweer - Dutch for ‘thunderstorm’
Knitting: Cowl
Vacation, a time to slow down and enjoy the simplicity of life.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Pattern update 9 march 2017:
Knitting: Cowl
This design is a collaboration with SnailYarn.