NishiKnits' Afmæli - Cardigan, steek me happy!
Price in the Post My price skein has arrived! - April, 22 I won I won I won So much fun, I entered this project to the In a Sknit’s Treat-yoself15 KAL. See the picture?! And I won, and Kristie sa...
Derravaragh - Lopapeysa
This sweater is knit in the traditional Icelandic Lopapeysa style. The body and sleeves are worked in the round from the bottom up and are then joined together to form a yoke i.e. the circular patterned area around the shoulders. The body is waisted and short rows are used at the neck to provide a comfortable fit. Léttlopi is a fantastic yarn to work with. It’s exceptionally warm and comes in a wide range of beautiful colours.
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