Icelandic Spring shawl Gryla blue

Issue Grýla Collection

Grýla is a Collection of accessories knitted with Grýla, a rare Icelandic plied lace made of pure Iceland wool, inspired by the Old handspun yarns and created by Hélène Magnússon. This plied 2-ply yarn is warm but light, fine but sturdy, making it perfect for knitting hardwearing accessories such as mittens or shawls. In the past, they were knitted with […]

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Black and Grey Gamaldags

Knitting patterns and kits Gamaldags

Gamaldags, which means Old fashion in Icelandic, is at first glance a very traditional lopi sweater. A closer look however shows a refined fit with a very feminine allure and an unusually scooped neckline. Instructions for the cardigan also include tips to make a sweater as well as a shorter version, and different colorwork combinations.  Yarn used: […]

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Turf house

Knitting tour Hiking and knitting with the Elves

August 1st, 2016 – August 8th, 2016: dates will be confirmed and booking opened in mid-September 6-day knitting trek under the midnight sun in the fjords of East Iceland, Icelandic lace and plant-dying Price: Single supplement (only available in guesthouse in Reykjavík)Group size: 6 – 12 This enchanting tour takes us to the hidden treasure of the East […]

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Réunion – Photos du tricot-trek sous le soleil de minuit 2015

Le ticot-trek sous le soleil de minuit était un tout nouveau voyage cet été: cela explique peut-être en partie pourquoi sur les 12 participantes, 8 revenaient dans un voyage de tricot avec moi pour la deuxième, la troisième ou la quatrième fois! Elles ne se connaissaient pas toutes mais étaient parfois allées dans le même voyage des […]