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I am finally starting a Lopapeysa-inspired sweater. If you recall, I started talking about these beautiful sweaters here and here. I even ordered LettLopi yarn which is the lighter version of Icelandic Lopi yarn from Alafoss. Now, I’m finally going to use it! My niece is going on an extended wilderness medical training program as… Continue reading Finally – Lopapeysa!
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I’ve been planning a sweater to knit for my daughter for sometime. After asking her what she might like, chevrons seemed like a good idea. I chose these pretty colors in MadelineTosh Tosh Sock Yarn: From top clockwise: Natural, Robin’s Egg, Edison Bulb and Oceana. Tosh Sock Yarn seemed like a good idea for a… Continue reading Sweater Design 101
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My sister-in-law and brother-in-law will be celebrating their 10th anniversary in August, 2014. Avid travelers, they are planning a trip to Iceland. Upon hearing this during our annual beach vacation, I immediately thought, “Sweaters! I can knit some Icelandic Sweaters!! and hopefully if I start now, I may even finish them on time!!!” As it… Continue reading Icelandic Knitting
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