Iceland!

I am going to Iceland for a few days in December to celebrate my sister’s 40th birthday. As well as planning to leave space in my luggage for Icelandic wool to bring back, I thought I would take this opportunity to knit a traditional Icelandic cardigan to take and wear whilst there. Just to go that extra mile I also spun the yarn from Icelandic fibre in natural colours (and the pattern I worked from was written in Icelandic, which I can’t read, but the colourwork had charts).

It went from fibre:

To yarn:

http://www.ravelry.com/people/fak/handspun/brown-icelandic-top

http://www.ravelry.com/people/fak/handspun/dark-grey-icelandic-top

http://www.ravelry.com/people/fak/handspun/black-icelandic-top

http://www.ravelry.com/people/fak/handspun/white-icelandic

To cardigan:

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/fak/lett-lopapeysa-me-stuttum-munsturbekk-og-hettu

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/fak/lett-lopapeysa-me-stuttum-munsturbekk-og-hettu

 

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/fak/lett-lopapeysa-me-stuttum-munsturbekk-og-hettu

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