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Iceland and Icelandic Wool

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About Icelandic Wool – The Icelandic wool is made up of two types of fibers, coarse and fine. While the former are long, glossy, tough and water resistant, the latter tend to be softer and more insulating, providing a high resistance to cold and possessing a unique texture and natural colors.

Handknitter’s Association of Iceland

Frelsi Farm
Spinning Icelandic fleece.

Icelandic Knitter
Icelandic knitting patterns and kits.

Icelandic Lace Shawl
Lace Shawl pattern from Knitting Daily.

Knitting Patterns

Raglan Sweater Pattern
Seed Stitch Hat Pattern
ABC Knitting Pattern
Gaily Striped Ankle Warmers
Knitted Skirt

Yarn Shops

Sweden Yarn Shops
Iceland Yarn Shops
Finland Yarn Shops
Yarn Shops

Knitting Pattern Books

Icelandic Knitting: Using Rose Patterns
From traditional Icelandic rose-pattern designs, this charming and colorful collection includes sweaters, waistcoats, hats, scarves, and gloves for the whole family.

The Best of Lopi
This collection offers quick-to-knit patterns for easy-to-wear Arans and simple textured knits using Lopi, the uniquely lightweight bulky yarn spun in Iceland from its long-coated native sheep.

Lopi Yarn

 

Ebay Finds

Bulky Icelandic Sheep Lopi Yarn Skein No Dye Natural Color Wool, Brown Gray Ecru - Current price: $18.00

2 Vintage Reynolds LOPI-Icelandic Homespun Knit Pattern Bks-11 Styles-FREE SHIP - Current price: $6.00 - Auction

Reynolds Lopi Yarn 100% Wool Iceland 3 New 1 used - Current price: $31.99

- Current price: $10.00

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