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with Ragga Eiríksdóttir
Online Class

The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater

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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.


  • intermediate
  • 12 episodes
  • 3h5m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

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

2. Knitting in Iceland

2. Knitting in Iceland

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

3. Getting Started

3. Getting Started

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

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