Lopi set for Bjarni doll (3)

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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Solblom Icelandic tam Eastern (5)

Knitting patterns and kits Sólblóm

This lovely tam is a quick and happy knit. Two versions of the same tam are offered:  the first one with an allover stranded motif is a good project to practice colorwork whereas the second version uses all sorts of decreases and increases to create decorative embossed leaves. You probably guessed already that Sólblóm means sunflower […]

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SheepRoundUp

Knitting tour Spinning and knitting the Icelandic wool

Departure: 13th – 20th September 2014 (day 0 to day 7) 7 days working with Icelandic wool with short easy walks Price: 285.000 ISKSingle supplement: 13.000 ISK, only available at ReykjavíkGroup size: 6 – 12 This early fault tour will take us through the whole process of working the Icelandic wool: rounding and sorting the sheep, […]

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Cartes postales du tricot trek au pays des Elfes 2014

Les Couleurs de l’Islande durant le Tricot trek au pays des Elfes 2014 et un groupe de tricoteuses parfaitement normales (pour reprendre l’expression de Sylvie qui se sentait enfin « normale » parmi notre groupe de tricoteuses forcenées!)      Juste une tricoteuse traversant un ruisseau Sieste tricot dans les vestiges d’une ferme du temps des sagas Une […]