Riina Tomberg - Expert Estonian Knitter and Designer
- Thanks Marianne for the correction. Guess I had T on the brain ! Is
this an Estonian design or a Finnish one since it's for a Finnish
company ? Do you recognize that type of pattern ?
--- In email@example.com, Marianne Kuokkanen
> Her name is actually Riina Tomberg. But I didn't know that she has
> I have one of her jackets.thru
> Marianne in Finland
> > Expert Estonian knitter Tiina Tomberg has a sweater kit featured
> > Vuorelma.net under Knitting kits. Site is in English and Finnish.
> > Finnish designers are included of course.
> > Thanks Nancy for mentioning her earlier.
> > Karin
- Hi Karin,
it's not a traditional Finnish pattern. I'd say it's more Estonian, but
it's been around for a long time. I didn't know it was Riina's :-)
Riina has a knitting business in Estonia, she designs knitted items
based on traditional patterns and sells them. They are made in Estonian
wool yarn and knitted on domestic knitting machines. The wool is rather
She has designed this jacket for the Finnish yarn company. She has also
designed for Finnish magazines and books.
Here's a little about her (the program for a nordic handicrafts camp in
Estonia last year) and Estonian handicrafts:
> Thanks Marianne for the correction. Guess I had T on the brain ! Is
> this an Estonian design or a Finnish one since it's for a Finnish
> company ? Do you recognize that type of pattern ?