December 2: Nordic Noel

A look at the designs of Arne & Carlos, including their annual advent calendar and new Norwegian Wool from Rowan.

Which advent would you like to make? Christmas Balls? Mini Sweaters? Something Else? Leave a comment on this post – two lucky readers will win three skeins of Rowan Norwegian Wool plus Norwegian Wool Books One & Two. You have until 8am on 12.3.21.


  • Bernadette Ray

    02.12.2021 at 08:24

    I love the new Christmas balls!

  • Shirley Smith

    02.12.2021 at 08:27

    I would love to make the 24 new Christmas balls 2021!

  • Anita Roesler

    02.12.2021 at 08:56

    I like the Christmas balls from last year. Also love the mittens.

  • Bonnie Malone

    02.12.2021 at 09:20

    The Advent Calender balls are just wonderful. Arne and Carlos are so talented

  • Chelsi Roberts

    02.12.2021 at 09:44

    I would make the sweaters because I love miniature things.

  • Carol Powers

    02.12.2021 at 09:55

    I have loved making the Christmas balls (have the book), time to knock out a few more. Those tiny sweaters are adorable!

  • Debbie Walker

    02.12.2021 at 10:08

    The ornaments are so pretty. I would love to try to make some

  • Melissa

    02.12.2021 at 10:09

    I like the ornaments!

  • Debbie walker

    02.12.2021 at 10:09

    Love the ornaments. I would like to try to make some

    • Keely

      03.12.2021 at 13:57

      Congratulations! You’re a winner!

  • Ana Johnson

    02.12.2021 at 10:13

    I would love to make Advent Calendar 2020 24 Christmas Balls! They are all so pretty !

  • Mary Bass

    02.12.2021 at 10:22

    Christmas balls! Although for me it would be more like 24 balls in 24 years!

  • Sherry Irvin

    02.12.2021 at 10:35

    Unknown both look like fun.

  • Machelle

    02.12.2021 at 10:52

    Love those little sweaters. They are so cute !

  • Jennifer Walker

    02.12.2021 at 10:55

    I love the 2020 Ornaments! But those birds!!! May have to get that book!

  • Tina Stone

    02.12.2021 at 10:57

    I really like their advent sweaters, but the only other time I’ve done an advent was needlepoint candy ornaments back in ’99.

  • Jennifer Smallwood

    02.12.2021 at 11:04

    Christmas balls, but the sweaters are pretty cute too.

  • Ellen McKenzie

    02.12.2021 at 11:28

    I love the mini sweaters !!

  • Tammy Adamson

    02.12.2021 at 11:45

    Love the Christmas ornaments!! So cute.

  • Laura McMahan

    02.12.2021 at 11:46

    Christmas balls would be so fun!

  • Darci Gates

    02.12.2021 at 11:49

    I love them both but if I could design my own it would be Crochet Horse Advent! ❤️ I’m still just learning but Amigurumi horses are too cute!

  • Pattye McAbee

    02.12.2021 at 12:04

    Mini sweaters for me!!

  • Sarah O. Steele

    02.12.2021 at 12:14

    Christmas Balls! I have their ORIGINAL 55 Christmas Balls to Knit book, but love the 2020 and 2021 designs.

  • Judy Bland

    02.12.2021 at 12:35

    Both look like fun.

  • Jody Ortiz

    02.12.2021 at 12:49

    I want to knit the balls!!!

  • Tammie Hulsey

    02.12.2021 at 13:06

    I love the Christmas balls! Those are definitely being added to my list!

  • shelly minton

    02.12.2021 at 13:21

    I really love the sweaters – the idea they could be little gift pouches is wonderful!

  • Tina Saner

    02.12.2021 at 13:21

    I’d go for the advent sweaters, so cute ! It would be my first try at stranded color work.

  • Susan Martin

    02.12.2021 at 13:43

    Wish I was there.

  • Carolyn Munholland

    02.12.2021 at 13:49

    The tiny sweaters ❤️❤️

  • Jessica G Harlow

    02.12.2021 at 13:51

    I’d totally do the 24 New Christmas Balls! They are all so cute!

  • Sarah Bailey

    02.12.2021 at 13:52

    I would love to make the Nordic sweaters. I really like the colors. Beautiful yarn!

  • Marilee Camerer

    02.12.2021 at 14:34

    I love the Christmas balls!!
    Do they have crochet patterns?

  • Mary Bourne

    02.12.2021 at 15:38

    Sweaters! But I really like the birds.

  • Shawna Lancelot

    02.12.2021 at 15:49

    I would love to make the Christmas balls!

  • Donna Miller

    02.12.2021 at 17:03

    I would LOVE to start on the Christmas balls in January!!!! Goals 🙂

    • Keely

      03.12.2021 at 13:56

      Congratulations! You’re a winner!

  • Kathy Plummer

    02.12.2021 at 17:41

    I have knit one Christmas ball and will be doing som more. I also want to try a few sweaters.

  • Juanita Juanita

    02.12.2021 at 17:52

    I would love to make the mini sweaters. 💖

  • Gwen Lemoine

    02.12.2021 at 18:37

    Oh the miniature sweaters look like they would be fun . ….especially with the yummy colorful wool!🥰

  • Jennifer Elkhair

    02.12.2021 at 19:50

    I love the little sweaters!

  • Cari Deen

    02.12.2021 at 20:00

    I like both. It’s hard to decide, but if I had to pick one, I think I like the 2020 ornaments.

  • Courtney Wilson

    02.12.2021 at 20:27

    I love the ornaments and the sweaters!

  • Betty Schlotthauer

    02.12.2021 at 23:16

    I love the new Advent Sweaters for 2021!

  • Mary McAnulty

    02.12.2021 at 23:44

    I would make the Christmas balls. I have the book they published several years ago.

  • Someyeh Mirambeigui

    03.12.2021 at 03:09

    I really like the teal and white hat on the cover of the New Nordic Rowan magazine!!! Thank you so much!

  • Nyree COFFMAN

    03.12.2021 at 05:50

    I would have to start now to complete ornaments for next year but I just LOVE the tiny sweaters advent!

  • Sheri Blaylock

    03.12.2021 at 07:28

    I love the advent balls! They are so pretty!

  • Keely

    03.12.2021 at 14:07

    Congratulations to our lucky winners!

    Debbie Walker & Donna Miller