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Reykjanesskagi Pattern


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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

A collection of three charts (yokes and hems) for Lopapeysathe traditional Icelandic jumpers knitted in Lopi yarns.

The charts are derived from Lopapeysa knitted by my Grandmother in the 1970s.

Please note that this pattern contains charts only and not full instructions on knitting a Lopapeysa.


18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette in the round

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Custom


  • Aran/10ply Yarn, 4.5-5mm Needles

You Will Also Need:

  • -

Suggested yarn:

0 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

stex Ltt-Lopi



About Designer

About Designer

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Aphaia is a 30-year-old Geordie who has lived in Scotland for quite a while and has no intention of leaving.

She is the proud owner of a rapidly growing stash, many FOs, several WIPs which seem to never end, random knitting paraphernalia and several guinea pigs (which admittedly aren?t knitting related but are seriously cute).

She has a real career but gets easily distracted by shiny things ...

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