Annichen Sibbern Bøhn: Preserver of Norway’s Knitting History

Norwegian KnittingAnnichen Sibbern Bøhn:
Pre
server of Norway’s Knitting History, Wartime’s Resistance Fighter
by Terri Shea

Read Annichen Sibbern Bøhn’s remarkable story and download the instructions and charts for traditional fancy patterned knitted stockings at Knitting Daily (link below).

Left: Annichen Sibbern Bøhn and her daughter Sidsel in a promotional photograph for a new edition of Bøhn’s Norske Strikkemønstre [Norwegian Knitting Designs]. Photographer unknown. Norway. Circa 1939.
Photograph courtesy of Lillan Kassel.