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Issue Gilitrutt Collection

The Gilitrutt Collection is a collection of patterns using the beautiful Icelandic yarn Gilitrutt Tvíband. New patterns will be regularly addded to the collection. Made of soft Icelandic lambswool carefully selected by Hélène from Icelandic sheep farmers, Gilitrutt Tvíband is a plied lace that has all of the qualities of the Icelandic lopi wool with the softness. Versatile, it can be knitted on […]

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Icelandic shawl from Cathare: Gilitrutt in Natural white and Natural grey

Knitting patterns and kits Icelandic shawl from the Cathare people

What happens when the Cathare Shepherds (Bergers cathares) meet an Icelandic knitter, aka Hélène Magnùsson? A beautiful Icelandic shawl is born, knitted with the natural wool from the Pyrénées’ sheep. This lacy shawl will suit both men and women. Knitted with the soft Icelandic Gilitrutt, it will have a viking like flare! Yarn used: Gilitutt […]

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KNITTING ON ICE

Knitting tour Knitting on Ice

October 17th-23rd, 2016 6-day knitting tour with glacier walk, hot springs, Northern lights; Icelandic lopi yoke sweater Price: 230.000 ISK per person Single supplement: 8.7000 ISK  Group size: 6 – 12  This 6 day long knitting tour is a magical combination of Icelandic knitting, enigmatic nature and delicate autumn colors. It takes us on a glacier walk […]

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Tricotons Viking !

Si quelqu’un revendique son passé Viking, ce sont bien les Islandais! A l’occasion du retour de la populaire série télévisée Vikings, le 18 février sur  The History Channel ® , Melissa (skadiknitter sur Ravelry) a commencé un KAL (Knit-A-Long: tricotons ensemble).     Le KAL utilises mon Châle islandais en pays cathare, un châle en dentelle ajourée qui convent aussi bien aux hommes qu’aux femmes. […]