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The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater

with Ragga Eiríksdóttir
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Designer Ragga Eiríksdóttir teaches you how to knit a fun, authentic Icelandic sweater from the top down and in the round.

Learn from Icelandic designer Ragga Eiríksdóttir how to knit a traditional yoke sweater from the top down. She teaches you about Iceland's rich knitting history as you work authentic lopi yarn almost entirely in the round. Steek Ragga's Maren pattern into a fun cardigan and stylize it using decorative ribbing and buttons.

*NOTE: This course now features student-led (rather than instructor-led) discussion only. If you have questions, at least one of the many experienced knitters in The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater will surely have the answer!

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Lesson plan

7:31

Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet Ragga and get a sneak peak of what you'll learn about the Craftsy platform.

12:46

Lesson 2. Knitting in Iceland

15:20

Lesson 3. Getting Started

19:55

Lesson 4. Casting On

17:02

Lesson 5. Color Shaping in the Yoke

12:44

Lesson 6. Shaping the Back

11:51

Lesson 7. Sleeve Set Up

9:02

Lesson 8. Ribbing Options

15:45

Lesson 9. Casting Off

14:18

Lesson 10. Sleeves

7:34

Lesson 11. Wash and Care

41:34

Lesson 12. Steeking and Button Band

"I really enjoyed the Top-Down Icelandic Sweater. Ragga is an excellent instructor and I loved hearing about Iceland, its language, its people, and its knitting tradition. I found the section on shaping most helpful, and I'm delighted to have a simple way to improve the fit of these wonderful sweaters. I'm off to shop for wool."
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