Icelandic lopi sweater: origin, history and design


“The Icelandic lopi sweater is made from unspun Icelandic wool (lopi) in natural colours and knitted on circular needles, with a band of pattern around the yoke and a section of the pattern repeated around the lower part of the body and the end of the sleeves.” This is the definition of the lopapeysa given by  Ásdís Jóelsdóttir author of the book Icelandic lopi sweater, origin, history and design: This book is a version of the key results from a larger and more comprehensive study which was published in Icelandic in 2017.

“Icelandic lopi sweater, origin, history and design” by Ásdís Jóelsdóttir, Reykjavík 2018

Soft cover, 15 x 20 cm / 6” x 8”, 80 pages

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