Annie Tomson ... Fair Isle, Shetland Islands, Scotland. Photo by Dave Wheeler

Fair Isle knitting champ of the Shetland Isles, Scotland. Photo by Dave Wheeler

Inspired by traditional Icelandic circular yoke sweaters, Telja is knit in the round from the bottom up. Short rows are worked on the back of the sweater to bring the front of collar lower than the back. The stranded yoke is worked, and then the slightly scooped neckline is finished with an applied i-cord.

Telja pattern by Jennifer Steingass

Inspired by traditional Icelandic circular yoke sweaters, Telja is knit in the round from the bottom up. Short rows are worked on the back of the sweater to bring the front of collar lower than the back. The stranded yoke is worked, and then the slightly scooped neckline is finished with an applied i-cord.

Ravelry: Thingvellir pattern by Linnea Ornstein

Thingvellir pattern by Linnea Ornstein

Ravelry: Febr12's Rug

Ravelry: Febr12's Rug

Featuring the Icelandic hammer rose motif, this yoke is named for the dogged protagonist of Halldór Laxness’s dry and incisive Independent People (1954), on whose arrested potential much of the novel turns

Featuring the Icelandic hammer rose motif, this yoke is named for the dogged protagonist of Halldór Laxness’s dry and incisive Independent People on whose arrested potential much of the novel turns

12 Inspiring Icelandic Sweater Patterns - Flax & Twine

12 Inspiring Icelandic Sweater Patterns

Choose from twelve fabulous and gorgeous Icelandic Sweater Patterns. I fell in love with these Lopapeysa on my trip to Iceland.

Стирки: Ренье шаблон Кейт Ганьон Осборн

Rainier pattern by Kate Gagnon Osborn

Стирки: Ренье шаблон Кейт Ганьон Осборн

Ravelry: Project Gallery for Ryðrauð pattern by Steinunn Birna Gudjonsdottir

The pattern I picked for this garment is from the book Ornaments and Patterns found in Iceland. It contains a collection of traditional textile patterns from Icelandic manuscripts from as early as

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