Tag Archives: Knitting

Lace Cast On Variation

Please click on this image to see the video: Tips & Techniques Hélène Magnússon  www.icelandicknitter.com [...]

The never ending black Brynja sweater

This summer, I knitted an adult Brynja with a zipper for my teenage daughter: smallest [...]

One of those perfect days – hiking and knitting with Mary Jane Mucklestone

You may have seen a few pictures on my Instagram feed and know already that [...]

Knitting and hiking travels, Iceland 2015

  Spring Knitting on Ice with the Elves under the Midnight Sun between Fire and [...]


En islandais, on décline tout (quatre cas: nominatif, accusatif, génitif, datif), même les prénoms! C’est [...]

Nordic mitts

Moufles nordiques Some Norwegian judges came to visit the other day and gave my husband [...]

How much is it worth?

Combien vaut-elle? Born with the collapse of the Icelandic financial system, the knitted Icelandic Crown [...]

Icelandic intarsia knitting: yarn management

Petite leçon: jacquard intarsia, dompter les fils  As promised, here is a little tutorial on [...]

Diamond Rose, Brooch or Button

Diamond Rose, Broche ou Bouton Do you remember my Winter brooches ? You can knit [...]

My Chrismas knitting

We had a wonderful time skying. It was a real vacation, with no computer or [...]

Margot bis

Yet another Margot for Henrietta… And I have a third one on my needles for [...]

Skóleppar Scissors Keeper

The other day, I had a wonderful surprise when receiving a package from the post: [...]

Moth alert, again !

The “moth” from previous post did it again: this time it was Rosa (or Violet, [...]

Moth alert (alerte aux mites) !

A big fat moth ?Une grosse mite ? Or a little monster !!!!Ou un petit [...]


Tricot´13 pour conjurer le mauvais sort? J´en suis ce mois d´octobre avec pour thème le [...]


Sylvía insisted that I knitted a girly outfit for her friend’ s birthday. Here it [...]

Found it !

What a relief ! My camera was in my bag, exactely where I thought it [...]

Very British

I can´t help but sharing with you those fascinating pages on knitting at the Victoria [...]

From Iceland # 3

Back to Reykjavík, I got my hands on a great book. De retour à Reykjavík, [...]

From Iceland # 2

In North of Iceland, we stopped at the farm where I worked at the time [...]

Craft market

The annual Craft market in Hrafnagil, north Iceland, will open next Friday, 7th of Agust [...]

Let´s knit Icelandic

Back home, latest Let´s knit magasine was waiting for me in the mailbox with a [...]

On the go

Sur le chemin The week-alone-at-home is coming to an end. I thought I was going [...]

Wild flowers

Fleurs des champs Wild flowers picked up by Sylvía and Théa. They´ve been gone on [...]

WWKIP 2009

It´s the WWKIP ( World Wide Knit in Public 2009) this week (13-30th June). To [...]

My book, pattern # 4

Mon livre, modèle # 4 The sweater is inspired by old Icelandic shoe-inserts decorated with [...]

A FO for Thea

Un FO (finished object, objet fini) pour Théa Thea, today 6 years old, finished her [...]

Plastic bag knitting

Tricot en sacs plastiques Here is a plastic bag knitting project I made a few [...]