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Issue 06 – Regnbogi

Regnbogi means rainbow in Icelandic and is the name of this 6th Issue of The Icelandic Knitter. You will often see rainbows in Iceland: the weather changes so quickly that very often we have sun, rain, snow and wind, all at the same time, whatever the season is, would it be summer or winter. It has […]

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Gamaldags Icelandic lopi yoke sweater (10)

Knitting patterns and kits Gamaldags

Gamaldags, which means Old fashion in Icelandic, is at first glance a very traditional lopi sweater. A closer look however shows a refined fit with a very feminine allure and an unusually scooped neckline. Instructions for the cardigan also include tips to make a sweater as well as a shorter version, and different colorwork combinations.  Yarn used: […]

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Hiking and knitting with the Elves 2014 (27)

Knitting tour Hiking and knitting with the Elves

July 4th, 2015 – July 11th, 2015: CONFIRMED 6-day knitting trek under the midnight sun in the fjords of East Iceland, Icelandic lace and plant-dying Price: 320.000 ISKSingle supplement: 13.600 ISK, only available in ReykjavíkGroup size: 6 – 12 This enchanting tour takes us to the hidden treasure of the East of Iceland, mostly populated by elves. […]

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Islande-Ecosse (1): Edinburgh Yarn Festival

Je suis rentrée hier d’Ecosse où je participais au Edinburgh Yarn Festival. J’y enseignais 2 ateliers et avait aussi un stand où je vendais des patrons, kits et ma laine islandaise, Grýla et Love Story. Oui, oui, ce sont bien les nouvelles couleurs de  Love Story que vous voyez sur la photo! La filature m’en avait envoyé directement en Ecosse mais […]