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The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater taught by Ragga Eiríksdóttir

Designer Ragga Eiríksdóttir teaches you how to knit a fun, authentic Icelandic sweater from the top down and in the round.

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What materials did you use? Lettlopi from Carreg Yarns in the UK

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What are you most proud of? I'm most proud of the steek and the ribbon I sewed inside the sewn edge. I think it looks really nice. I wear it such a lot.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't fear the steeking! Watch Raga do it and have a go. I'd recommend the the Istex pattern books too, you can use Raga's methods there, they are great

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Lovely sweater! It looks great on you!

12/23/2013 Flag

Beautiful! I love your choice of colors! Did you have any issues with your sizing - underarms in particular?

12/23/2013 Flag

Hi Papercraftlady, thank you for your compliment! This is my favourite cardigan. I didn't have any sizing issues actually, the best bit about the top down construction was I could keep trying it on till I got the sleeves the right length. Did you have some problems?

12/29/2013 Flag

Fabulous color choices! Perfect that you have your furry companion helping you knit.

05/24/2014 Flag

Your cardigan turned out beautiful !

08/26/2014 Flag