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The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater

with Ragga Eiríksdóttir

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(59 reviews)

Cyncorb
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.

Gran
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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connmi
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 .

Cherita.Md
rated 5 stars

Wowzer!

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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dlraymer894340
rated 5 stars

Loved this class-experienced knitter learned things!

I absolutely loved this class and love Ragga! I am a very experienced knitter, and figured I would only get a great pattern out of this class. No, I learned to purl without moving the yarn to the front--finally able to switch to Continental (and given that I am 60, probably not a minute too soon, as it is better ergonomics). I even enjoyed learning about Iceland and the sheep culling! I very much recommend this class, and am so happy to have a project I will get a lot of wear out of.

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