The aim of the book is to explain the origins, history, and design of the Icelandic lopi sweater. The study shows that many factors have influenced the evolution of the Icelandic lopi sweater which was closely linked to the nations social, industrial, export, design and textile history. Today the Icelandic lopi sweater is held in respect and is regarded as a valuable part of Iceland’s history and culture.
Note that the book doesn’t contain any knitting patterns.
Ásdís Jóelsdóttir is a lecturer at the University of Iceland and the author of different studies about textile and design.