with Ragga Eiríksdóttir
Online Class

The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater

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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.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 12 episodes
  • 3h5m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction
8m

1. Introduction

Meet Ragga and get a sneak peak of what you'll learn about the Craftsy platform.

2. Knitting in Iceland
13m

2. Knitting in Iceland

Learn about the materials, history and traditions of Icelandic knitting.

3. Getting Started
15m

3. Getting Started

Lay the foundations for a successful sweater project by choosing a size and yarn before finding your gauge.

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

2. Knitting in Iceland

2. Knitting in Iceland

3. Getting Started

3. Getting Started

4. Casting On

4. Casting On

5. Color Shaping in the Yoke

5. Color Shaping in the Yoke

6. Shaping the Back

6. Shaping the Back

7. Sleeve Set Up

7. Sleeve Set Up

8. Ribbing Options

8. Ribbing Options

9. Casting Off

9. Casting Off

10. Sleeves

10. Sleeves

11. Wash and Care

11. Wash and Care

12. Steeking and Button Band

12. Steeking and Button Band

Recommended with this class

  • US 4 (3.5 mm) and US 7 (4.5 mm) 32-inch (80 cm) circular needles
  • And/ or needles in same sizes for knitting a smaller diameter in the round, such as DPNs