Feather Islands Socks

Sock inspired by the novel Fjäderholmarna (Swedish for Feather Islands) by Zacharias Topelius. Knitted in bulky weight yarn these sock knit up very fast and they make a perfect last minute gift. This post contains affiliate links. Shallow Feather Islands Far out in the Gulf of Bothnia, almost midway between Sweden and Finland are some […]

St Lucy’s Crown

St Lucy is celebrated in Sweden and in Swedish speaking parts of Finland. She is celebrated on December 13 with parades and songs. Every school and kindergarten class had their own parade and one lucky girl got to be Lucy and wear the candle crown. This girl usually had long blond hair, and that was […]