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 […]

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 […]


Knitting tour Tour testimonials and pictures

Tour testimonials and pictures from our previous tours: amazing people, breathtaking nature, fabulous experiences and … Icelandic knitting! “Our group from Boston had a wonderful hiking/knitting adventure with Helene Magnusson. EVERYTHING was perfect. The guesthouse, food, hiking, knitting and most of all Helene. She is a terrific guide who taught us much about the Icelandic […]


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Maison en turf islandaise et tricoteuse

Les maisons en turf islandaises sont remplies d’histoire. Il y a peu d’endroits où j’aime autant tricoter que dans la baðstofa - la pièce principale où l’on travaillait, filait, tricotait, mangeait, dormait, où l’on naissait et mourrait -, entourée des souvenirs de temps révolus, rappelant à la mémoire vieilles traditions de tricot et contes. Lors de mes voyages […]