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Icelandic Cardigan

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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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Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Traditional
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What materials did you use? Lion Brand Fisherman's Wool in natural and brown and Knit Picks Wool of the Andes in Firecracker Heather.

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What are you most proud of? My first steek - scary, but successful. It is a technique that I'll definitely use again.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be sure to test the crochet chain edge on the sweater and if it ripples, use a smaller hook until it lies flat. No hook size is given, but the one I used was much smaller than the knitting needles. That really surprised me.

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Fabulous outcome, really flattering and I am so happy you posted such informative pictures!

07/14/2013 Flag

Happy to help! I know how disappointing it can be to want details and not be able to see them on the pictures. I do wish the zipper detail was a bit clearer, but my Ravelry project page has more details than I could put in here. I'm KarenBPike over there if you want to have a look.

07/19/2013 Flag

Absolutely lovely! You did an amazing job!

07/20/2013 Flag

Thank you so much!

07/20/2013 Flag

Beautiful job!

10/29/2013 Flag

Thanks so much... that sweater inspired me to knit another one that I'm entering in a design competition.

11/01/2013 Flag