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Knitting tips: working with unspun Plötulopi « The Icelandic Knitter Knit Patterns, Cable Knit, Tatting, Crochet Earrings, Wool, Tips, How To Make, Crafts, Voici

Knitting tips: working with unspun Plötulopi

For the last #bloggintuesday of the year, here are a few knitting tips to work with unspun lopi: enjoy and see you next year! Lopi means roving band in Icelandic and the first attempts to knit directly with it without spinning it into a yarn first were made public in the 1920′s when Elín Guðmundsdóttir [...]

Kambgarn - Icelandic Wool Yarn Intarsia Knitting, Traditional Roses, Old Shoes, Garter Stitch, Wool Yarn, Iceland, Autumn, Blanket, Children

Child's Blanket

Pattern is from the book Icelandic knitting using rose-pattern. The book preserves old Icelandic knitting tradition that had almost been lost. First half is a study of traditional rose-pattern insert knitting in Iceland. Inserts or rose-pattern inserts are knitted insoles that were worn in soft shoes made of fishskin or sheepskin. Second half are contemporary designs all based of old shoe-inserts. The author has tried to remain true to the original color schemes of the inserts she chose, and…

Elves Lights: knitted and felted string lights,Icelandic wool, unspun lopi Circular Needles, Crafts To Make, Crochet Necklace, Wool, Knitting, Pattern, String Lights, Mobiles, Autumn

Elves Lights: new pattern

Lumière des Elfes: nouveau modèle They were all wondering what I was knitting this summer in the North knitting tour ! Now the...

Hélène Magnússon - Knitting news from Iceland: Icelandic intarsia knitting: yarn management Intarsia Knitting, Intarsia Patterns, Loom Knitting, Knitting Stitches, Hand Knitting, Stitch Patterns, Knitting Patterns, Crochet Leaves, Crochet Yarn

Icelandic intarsia knitting: yarn management

Petite leçon: jacquard intarsia, dompter les fils As promised, here is a little tutorial on how to manage yarn when working ...

afmaeli sweater (free pattern on ravelry) in lett lopi icelandic wool. Cable Knitting Patterns, Knit Patterns, Hand Knitting, Icelandic Sweaters, Fair Isle Knitting, Knit Fashion, Knitwear, Free Pattern, Knit Crochet

Jenn Steingass on Instagram: “And a full on shot. Grey is probably my favorite color of yarn to work with. If I had to choose one color to knit with for the rest of my…”

1,042 Likes, 40 Comments - Jenn Steingass (@knit.love.wool) on Instagram: “And a full on shot. Grey is probably my favorite color of yarn to work with. If I had to choose…”

Hélène Magnússon - Knitting news from Iceland: Tutorial: Icelandic intarsia knitting Intarsia Wood Patterns, Stitch Patterns, Knitting Patterns, Crochet Patterns, Intarsia Knitting, Knitting Stitches, Fair Isle Knitting, Garter Stitch, Knitting Projects

Tutorial: Icelandic intarsia knitting

Petite leçon de tricot: le jacquard intarsia islandais Icelandic intarsia is an old knitting tradition in Iceland, mostly used in knitted...

Band-weave edged potholders pattern by Hélène Magnússon Potholder Patterns, Knitting Patterns, Rose Patterns, Intarsia Knitting, Old Shoes, Garter Stitch, Or Rose, Contemporary Design, Pot Holders

Band-weave edged potholders pattern by Hélène Magnússon

Pattern is from the book Icelandic knitting using rose-pattern. The book preserves old Icelandic knitting tradition that had almost been lost. First half is a study of traditionnal rose-pattern insert knitting in Iceland. Inserts or rose-pattern inserts are knitted insoles that were worn in soft shoes made of fishskin or sheepskin. Second half are contemporary designs all based of old shoe-inserts. The author has tried to remain true to the original color schemes of the inserts she chose…

Ravelry: 14 Infant´s set pattern by Hélène Magnússon Intarsia Knitting, Loom Knitting, Baby Knitting, Motifs Roses, Yarn Store, Cute Hats, Garter Stitch, Baby Sweaters, Pattern Books

Infant´s set

Pattern is from the book Icelandic knitting using rose-pattern. The book preserves old Icelandic knitting tradition that had almost been lost. First half is a study of traditionnal rose-pattern insert knitting in Iceland. Inserts or rose-pattern inserts are knitted insoles that were worn in soft shoes made of fishskin or sheepskin. Second half are contemporary designs all based of old shoe-inserts. The author has tried to remain true to the original color schemes of the inserts she chose…

Vintage scarf with Icelandic roses free knitting pattern Free Knitting, Knitting Patterns, Vintage Christmas Stockings, Knit Stockings, Vintage Scarf, Something Beautiful, Knit Crochet, Creations, Roses

A Vintage Scarf with Icelandic Roses

Life in Iceland was not easy in the days when knitted inserts in soft shoes were in common use. No colored yarn could be wasted and leftovers were highly suitable for knitting decorative inserts. Everyone liked to own something beautiful like a pair of inserts with roses.

Theodóra KIT Pieces of clothing, such as a traditional costume or a lopi sweater set, are added regularly to make a complete wardrobe for Theodóra. Little Doll, Little Girls, Design Textile, Knit In The Round, Sweater Set, Knitted Dolls, Piece Of Clothing, Wool Yarn, Crochet Hooks

Theodóra KIT

A rhyme written by famous Icelandic poet, Theodóra Thóroddsen inspired Hélène Magnússon this charming little doll. Her name is Theodóra. Sewing is kept to a minimum to make the doll and the clothes just as enjoyable to knit as they are to play with! She’s wearing her underwear, the klukka. Pieces of clothing, such as a traditional costume or a lopi sweater set, are added regularly to make a complete wardrobe for Theodóra. She also has friends and family and comes alive in “The Adventures of…

Icelandic shoe-inserts knitted in garter stitch Icelandic intarsia Intarsia Knitting, Knitting Socks, Hand Knitting, Knitting Ideas, Textile Museum, Yarn Inspiration, Knit Shoes, Shoe Pattern, Wrist Warmers

Knitted Shoe Inserts From Iceland pattern by Hélène Magnússon

Traditional inserts to wear with the slippers (Icelandic soft shoes pattern) in the book for extra comfort and warmth.