Fiber Crafts Iceland

Randburg
About Icelandic Wool – The Icelandic wool is made up of two types of fibers, coarse and fine. While the former are long, glossy, tough and water resistant, the latter tend to be softer and more insulating, providing a high resistance to cold and possessing a unique texture and natural colors.

Handknitter’s Association of Iceland

Frelsi Farm
Spinning Icelandic fleece.

Icelandic Knitter
Icelandic knitting patterns and kits.

Icelandic Lace Shawl
Lace Shawl pattern from Knitting Daily.

Knitting Patterns
Raglan Sweater Pattern
Seed Stitch Hat Pattern
ABC Knitting Pattern
Gaily Striped Ankle Warmers
Knitted Skirt

Yarn Shops
Sweden Yarn Shops
Iceland Yarn Shops
Finland Yarn Shops
Yarn Shops

Knitting Pattern Books
Icelandic Knitting: Using Rose PatternsThe Best of Lopi
Latvian Mittens: Traditional Designs & Techniques
Swedish Knits: Classic and Modern Designs in the Scandinavian Tradition
Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Designs from Vesterheim Museum

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Last Updated on March 28, 2020 by Paivi Suomi

By Paivi Suomi

I've had an interest in weaving, looms, yarns and textiles since I was a small child. I learned to knit, crochet, sew, do needlepoint at my mother's knee. My grandmother was a Saami from northern Norway. I am very interested in studying more about traditional Saami and Finnish style weaving and handicrafts. Paivi Suomi