And on Earth Fleece…

…and good wool to all. ;)


I wish all of you the very best of holidays, however you celebrate.

Trine was educating me a bit more about the ‘Nisser’ of Scandinavian lore, which the Korknisse pattern imitates. Apparently in times past one would leave out treats for the Nisse at the holidays, (i.e. rice pudding with extra sugar) so that they would bring good luck and keep the land well. Anger the Nisse, your farm might fail the next year.

Well, all I can say is I hope these little wee ones like the rum balls I made yesterday. ;)

Merry Christmas!


  1. The korknisse are just TOO CUTE!! Happy Holidays!

  2. Abbieprime · ·

    Best holiday card I’ve seen all season. A happy and merry to you too!

  3. They just make me happy… with smiles. Thank you!

    A wonderful holiday to you and yours!

  4. They are adorable! How could you not feed them some sort of treat! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you as well.

  5. how cute!!!!! (the rum balls must be why one of the signs is a bit tippy….)

    Happy Holidays!!!!!!!

  6. They are so very very cute. I finally made one too!
    Merry Christmas to you. I look forward to more of your yarny adventures next year and some new patterns from you too I hope??

  7. Did you knit a mini scarf with toothpicks?!! What’s going on there in front of the Nisse?!

  8. You found time to teach them to knit? Nice!

  9. the rachface · ·

    Hope the holiday was merry (and the Nisse legion is not angry!)

  10. Ack! So cute! Love it! Happy Holidays/New Year!!

  11. […] It’s pretty ridiculous how awesome they are to look at. I made quite a few of these wee ones last year, over 50 in fact, and over the past couple of weeks have been gradually growing a new little flock. […]


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