Errata

Files purchased after the date indicated have been corrected and an update has been sent. If you find a mistake in a pattern, please let us know so we can make the necessary corrections.

Brennu-Njáll – errata

 16.02.2012: Chart A row 9 ; chart B row 34.

Brynja – errata

  • 21.10. 2010: in the body, after the ribbing, change to MC and bigger needle and k 2 rows in St st.
    Sleeve cast on: 26(28,32,36,38,42,44) sts. Clarification: Picot row ends with a yo.
  • 11.11.2010 Long version, size M, body, CO 152 sts not 148. Back sts between markers are the same in both short and long versions: 20(22,24,28,30,32,34) sts
  • 31.01.2012: more detailed explanations to work short rows and chart

Icelandic Color Knitting (Salka 2007) – errata

  • p. 40: marks in the chart corrected, so that central motif is black and orange rose, not green and pink diamonds. Clarification: marks added for the sleeves.
  • p. 109: Increases and decreases are knitted as follows: Between a and b decrease on both sides *1 st in each garter once (twice) and after 3 garters 1 more st, repeat 5 (4) times from*. Between c and d, increase on both sides *1 st in each garter two (four) times and 1 st in each second (third) garter three times (once), repeat four times from*, increase 1 more st in each garter 0 (4) times. Between d and e, increase on both sides *1 st in each garter once (twice) and after 3 garters 1 more st, repeat 5 (4) times from*.
  • p. 110 and 112: DELETE 4 mm crochet hook.
  • p. 111: Finishing (…) Pick up 50 (60) 70 sts at mid-sleeve.
  • p. 117: Needles: (…) 6 mm double-pointed needles MISSING.
  • p. 119: Color chart and colors in the instructions don´t match. The right colors are the ones figuring in the instructions p. 120.
  • p. 120: UPDATE from wool producer ÍSTEX: bright red 0078 and red 9009 are both replaced by red 0047.
  • p.140: sizes indicated in chart pattern D for 4-6(6-8)8-10 instead of 2-4(4-6)6-8. Written instructions correct.
  • p. 141: Tension: 10 x 10 cm (…) equal 29 sts and 30 rows.
  • p.142: Sleeves (…) Increase 1 st on each side (at the beginning and at the end) in every sixth (sixth) seventh row 12(13)14 times.

Icelandic Handknits – errata

It is very frustrating to see mistakes in a pattern book. Mistakes do happen however at every stage of the making of a book, even after test-knitting and tech-editing when book is being layed out and charts redrawn. It’s frustrating and I’m very sorry for the inconveniences it may cause.

  • p 10: Picture caption: Halldóra is wearing the upphlutur.
  • p 21 Checkered beanie Chart A: st 1 /rows 18 and 19: should be k tbl instead of k2tog
  • p 25, 30: Leaf mittens, slouchy cap & scarf: the material listed in each pattern is for the whole set, used in proportions of about 15% for the mittens, 25% for the cap and 60 % for the scarf.
  • p 33 Leaf Mittens Chart A2: the blue leaf motif on rows 10 to 18 /sts 28 to 56 has been accidentally mirrored. Please read rows 10 to 18 as follows: sts 1 to 27 from right to left, and sts 28 to 56 from left to right
  • p 36 Skagafjörður mittens: inc for thumb gusset (…) knit next 4 rnds* 4(5) times – 40(44) sts
  • p 45 and 49 Nordic leaf mittens: Sizes women S(M,L). Rose pattern C: some sts should be worked with CC1 not MC in order to keep the rose symmetrical: sts 9 and 27/row 8 ; sts 16 and 20/ row 15; sts 15 and 21/ row 16
  • p 57 Perluband: Halldora beaded chart: extra line of beads on row 9 should be deleted and O letter is missing. As consequence, there are 14 rows missing in the blank chart as well and the row numbering should end with 221 not 207.
  • p 59 Picture caption: New fallen snow on the idyllic Icelandic church in Þingvellir
  • p 63 Skautbúningur: Yoke decreases: a third dec rnd is missing: in last rnd before BO steeks p sts, dec 3 sts in the rnd (4 in size XXL) = 94,102(110,118,122)132,140,143 sts
  • p 68 Caption missing under picture: “It is Halldóra Bjarnadóttir’s mother, Björg Jónsdóttir from Hof í Vantsdal, who knitted the jacket for her daughter with a 3-ply band. Visitors will usually not notice it is knitted unless they are told especially. The Textile Museum in Blönduós HB569″
  • p 90 Icelandic soft shoes: Dec in every rnd, k to 3 sts before EOR
  • p 93 Step Rose cushion 16″/40.5 cm square
  • p 103 Togara socks: Toe: Rnd 1: *Knit to 3 sts before m, ssk, k2, k2tog* twice, k to EOR
  • p 118-119 Margrét triangular shawl: Missing symbol in chart key: k on RS and WS (garter st borders).Chart A: st 19 /row 3: should be k instead of k2tog. The red frame indicating the repeat is missing around the sts 16-21 /rows 19-25.
    Chart B: st 12 / rows 25,27,29,31,33,35: should be ssk instead of k2tog
    Chart D: missing yo on st 32/row 3
    Major mistakes in chart C:

 Margret Chart C

  • p 123 Lace Hood: Chart B row 5 should be an eyelet row:*k2tog, yo* to end instead og k2tog, k11; there are 2 missing k2tog symbols on sts 9 and 11 / row 45
  • p 131 Lacy Skothúfa: Chart: missing ssk symbol on st 4/row 19; st 22/row 25 should be k not s2sk.

Icelandic Knitting: using Rose Patterns

  • p. 40: marks in the chart corrected, so that central motif is black and orange rose, not green and pink diamonds. Clarification: marks added for the sleeves.
  • p. 109: Increases and decreases are knitted as follows: Between a and b decrease on both sides *1 st in each garter once (twice) and after 3 garters 1 more st, repeat 5 (4) times from*. Between c and d, increase on both sides *1 st in each garter two (four) times and 1 st in each second (third) garter three times (once), repeat four times from*, increase 1 more st in each garter 0 (4) times. Between d and e, increase on both sides *1 st in each garter once (twice) and after 3 garters 1 more st, repeat 5 (4) times from*.
  • p.140: sizes indicated in chart pattern D for 4-6(6-8)8-10 instead of 2-4(4-6)6-8. Written instructions correct.
  • p.142: Sleeves (…) Increase 1 st on each side (at the beginning and at the end) in every sixth (sixth) seventh row 12 (13)14 times.

Icelandic modern lace shawl – errata

12.01.2011: a mistake has been found on line 3 of chart 4 but written instructions are correct.

Icelandic shawl from the Cathare people – errata

5.06.2012 and 7.02.2012: after rep rows 15-26, there are 91 sts and not 95 sts and after that the sts count is off by 4 sts on each side (8 sts in all) until the end of the shawl. Row 1 of chart B modified in consequence.

Olga – errata

21.12.210: color A calls for 1(1,1,2,2,2,3,3) skeins; Yoke: combine (…) 37(39,43,45,47,51,53,55) back sts.

Peysufatapeysa – errata

8.01.2011: Raglan dec method 2, centered lifted dec: At same time, the 4th row and then every four rows, a total of 7(8,9,10,11,12) times: *k to 2 sts before m, s2kp (to do so, you first have to move the m 1 st to the left), k to 1 st before next m, s2kp (to do so, you first have to move the m 1 st to the right)* twice, k to EOR.

Rósavettlingar – errata

21.11.2010: 4 mm needle is US 6 not 8. Decreases: pm after 20(22,24) sts.

Smali & Olivia set – errata

31.12.2011: Olivia’s lace coat: CO 106 sts. The chart was cut in two for clarification. Look for PDF -3

Starri – errata

6.02.2015: Mark thumb. Right mitten: k29 (not 30). Chart is correct.
Thumb chart: ignore (suppress) rnd marked 23.

Theodora’s traditional costume – errata

21.10.2010: Apron: Row 3 (WS): with red, sl 1, *p1b, p1* to 2 sts before EOR, p1b, sl 1, slide.
30.07.2011: Jacket, missing: Graft underarm sts.

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