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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Ce que mon sac de tricot dit sur moi

Ces derniers mois ont été bien occupés comme en témoigne malheureusement le peu de billets sur mon blog…, mais aussi tous les sacs, paniers et cartons accumulés dans un coin de ma maison… Cette semaine, de retour de vacances bienvenues, j’y ai mis un peu d’ordre et voici ce que j’ai trouvé: sur la photo […]