Gilipeysa grey (6)

Issue Gilitrutt Collection

The Gilitrutt Collection is a collection of patterns using the beautiful Icelandic yarn Gilitrutt Tvíband. New patterns will be regularly addded to the collection. Made of soft Icelandic lambswool carefully selected by Hélène from Icelandic sheep farmers, Gilitrutt Tvíband is a plied lace that has all of the qualities of the Icelandic lopi wool with the softness. Versatile, it can be knitted on […]

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Fina hyrna, triangular Icelandic lace shawl (1)

Knitting patterns and kits Fína hyrna

Fína hyrna is a very lovely triangular shawl. The recurrent spider lace motif that you can see in many other Icelandic shawls published by Hélène is knitted from the bottom up, making a nice change for those already familiar with the motif. Stitches are then picked up along the cast on edge and the lace border knitted. As well […]

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KNITTING ON ICE

Knitting tour Knitting on Ice

October 17th-23rd, 2016: fully bookedNew departure: October 31st – November 5th, 2016 6-day knitting tour with glacier walk, hot springs, Northern lights; Icelandic lopi yoke sweater Price: 230.000 ISK per person Single supplement: 8.700 ISK  Group size: 6 – 12  This 6 day long knitting tour is a magical combination of Icelandic knitting, enigmatic nature and delicate […]

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Festival de tricot de Fanø

  Le week-end dernier était très spécial, sur la charmante île de Fanø au Nord du Danemark. J’avais été invitée pour faire des taeliers et une conférence au Festival de tricot de Fanø,une festival annuel très peuplé, organisé apr la talentueuse créatrice danoise Christel Seyfarth qui habite et a son atelier sur l’île. C’était la 11ème fois […]