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The stories of Terhi Laitakari patterns

We approached pattern designer Terhi Laitakar in the hopes of making three patterns: Vittujen kevät, Kyrpien takatalvi and a combo combination of these patterns, Vittujen kevät ja kyrpien takatalvi.

After the discussion, the collaboration was agreed upon and Terhi began to design our patterns almost "freehand". And as we know, when you give a free hand to a skilled author, she usually turns out to be nothing but perfection!

Terhi presented the patterns she designed in a wonderful way and it was clear from the presentation that it was fun designing these! Whether she wrote the stories behind both patterns, named the patterns and all the different options, patterns and color combinations in a fun way!

As the final patterns, we chose a pattern called Jääkukka, a pattern called Timber, for Kyrpien takatalvi and the color scheme Jäämyrsky as the color of the first product. A version called Tuhero was chosen as the pattern for the Vittujen kevät, with the pattern Puskapalovaara and as the color scheme Onnenapila, a super pink tuhero.

Terhi herself introduced the patterns with the following phrases:

Vittujen kevät

Vittujen kevät! Things threaten to spill into the street and the church boat capsizes. Can the vitutus be waxed or planed off or should it just be allowed to run rampant? On the other hand, the most beautiful flowers grow in soft soil. Now we need something stronger than a man to remove the vitutus! Fleshy shamrock or tenacious and brave first flower of spring, pimpsflora: "Vittujen kevät"

After all, it is like the most beautiful flower in itself, and now it also grows lucky clovers!



Kyrpien takatalvi

When the cold Kyrpien takatalvi threatens to become a permanent state of being and the freezing state of mind frosts even the balls on icicles. The serious face is frozen by permafrost and the steel ice of vitutus raises a horn (kyrpä) to the forehead. No amount of scraping in the world seems to be enough.

For acute and chronic vitutus, you need a sturdy lucky tool: "Kyrpien takatalvi"

Even if you dye it in cooler colors and the balls are perhaps a little bluish, you can still stand upright; a man's condition is maintained when a skarf is wrapped around him and a beanie swings at the end of the knob and a little drip drips from the spout.

The flower pattern of Kyrpien takatalvi is both a lucky clover and an ice flower pattern frosted by frost - the interpretation is free.

Get to know the products made from patterns from this link.