Techniques & tutorials

Here are a few tutorials  to help you knit patterns from Icelandic Knitter. They cover many questions you’ve been asking and I hope you find then both useful and enjoyable. You will find more  tutorials on my Youtube channel You can also ask for help from fellow knitters on Hélène Magnússon Knitting Club (Facebook) or Hélène´s Ravelry group

If you find a mistake in a pattern, please contact me:


Icelandic intarsia: all the basics

Icelandic intarsia: all the basics

Icelandic intarsia: yarn management

Center pulled ball on the thumb

Provisional cast on a crochet hook

Leçon de tricot Tricoteuse d'Islande: montage des mailles en boucleDisappearing loop cast on

Steek with me (1) (Icelandic sewn steek)

Steek with me (2) (sewing a zipper)


Jogless join at color changesJogless join at color changes

YO short rows Yarn over Short Rows

Spit-plicing and color changesSpit-plicing and color changes

Lace Cast On Variation

Garter Tab Cast On Variation

Steek with me (3) (video tutorial)


Working with unspun Plötulopi

Crochet Steek

Útivist KAL (1)

Útivist KAL (2)


Útivist KAL (3)


Útivist KAL (4)

Icelandic Garter BO


Steek with me (4):
hiding the steek with a ribbon

Ladder back jacquard