Online Class

The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater

$24.99$39.99

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

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 12 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including pattern
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Q&A in our virtual classroom with fellow crafters and makers
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Learn from Icelandic designer Ragga Eiríksdóttir how to knit a traditional yoke sweater from the top down. She teaches you about Iceland's rich knitting history as you work authentic lopi yarn almost entirely in the round. Steek Ragga's Maren pattern into a fun cardigan and stylize it using decorative ribbing and buttons.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
07:31
Meet Ragga and get a sneak peak of what you'll learn about the Craftsy platform.
2. Knitting in Iceland
12:46
3. Getting Started
15:20
4. Casting On
19:55
5. Color Shaping in the Yoke
17:02
6. Shaping the Back
12:44
7. Sleeve Set Up
11:51
8. Ribbing Options
09:02
9. Casting Off
15:45
10. Sleeves
14:18
11. Wash and Care
07:34
12. Steeking and Button Band
41:34

Taught by

Ragga Eiriksdottir
Ragga Eiriksdottir
Ragga is an Icelandic knitting expert and general manager of <i>Knitting Iceland</i>.
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