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The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater

with Ragga Eiríksdóttir

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(60 reviews)

Peggy Casselberry
rated 5 stars

still learning new things

I learned a great deal by taking this class. Understanding the icelandic pattern, yarn and seeking top my list of new things. The video lessons were excellent. I now know how to create a crochet edge on a cardigan as well as creating those crocheted button holes. Raga rules!

rated 5 stars

Such Fun!

I thoroughly enjoyed this class! I am so pleased with my sweater--I am amazed that I could do it. Well taught lessons, helpful instruction and a relaxed approach made this class accessible and fun.

rated 5 stars

Suprised and delighted

I thoroughly enjoyed this class. Ragga is delightful and her presentation very clear. At 66, I sometimes need to replay parts, which was quite simple thanks to the outline headings. I was so excited about the Lett Lopi yarn that I bought 3 different colorways for 3 different sweaters. The instructions were very clear and easy to follow. I also enjoyed the history and seeing different authentic icelandic sweaters as well as how to care for them. I learned so much from continental knitting, ...

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rated 5 stars

Awesome class.

She is very thorough and it's great to review the lessons again. Just finished my first one and I cHanged the design a bIt with help from some other knitting books. I bought my wool direct from the Icelandic yarn store but have since ordered a kit from Craftsy too to make another .

rated 5 stars


I know people have complained that Ragga doesn't respond to questions anymore...but PLEASE don't let that stop you from taking this class! Her instructions are very clear & the extra tips she shares are more than worth the price of this class. Her super stretchy cast on is genius, & I haven't seen it before but it's so cool. Also enjoyed the stories about the knitting traditions & living in Iceland. Really try this class, I don't think you'll be disappointed with the material it ...

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