2021 is the Knit With Attitude Year Long Knit A Long! Every month we celebrate a pattern from the Knit With Attitude Anniversary Collection. To read all about it see the introductory blog post.

We are starting with Resilience by By Karie Westermann. This cute colourwork mitten and cowl set features a repeating tree motif and is knit in Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, Tinde.

Sizes: One size
Cowl: 24cm / 9.5in height; 68.5cm / 27in circumference.
Mitts: 20.5cm / 8.25in height; 18cm / 7in circumference. Designed to fit a medium-size ladies’ hand.
Yarn: Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, Tinde; (DK; 100% Norwegian Pelssau wool; 260m / 284yds per 100g skein) and Sol; (DK; 100% Norwegian lambswool; 290m / 317yds per 100g skein).
Required quantities: 1 x 100g Sol and 3 x 100g in Tinde.
Colours used in sample: Sol 8400 Ubleket (Colour A), Tinde 103 Cognac (Colour B) 2017 Lime (Colour C) 2130 Lys Turkis (Colour D).

Of course you can get creative with your own colour combos but we have helped you out with some kit ideas below, you'll find these available in our online shop:


The last autumnal colour of the trees sit surrounded by the icy blues of frozen lakes and rivers.

Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk Tinde in Lys Turkis 2130, Rødgul 2122 and Petrol 2105 and Sol – Ubleket Hvit 8400.


The warm light of a summers day filters through trees bursting with deep green leaves.

Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk Tinde in Oker 2108, Grønn 2126 and Gressgrønn 2134 and Sol – Ubleket Hvit 8400.


The first colours of spring appear in the flowers that sprout from the forest floor while the trees still sit bare around them.

Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk Tinde in Rosa 2110, Naturgrå 2115 and Mørk Rosa 2114 and Sol – Ubleket Hvit 8400.