How to Knit an Icelander

Jun 5, 2014
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Lita Rosing-Schow

 

From PieceWork July/August 2014

 

Kauni Wool 8/2 Solids, 100% Shetland-type wool yarn, sportweight, 656 yards (599.8 m)/150 gram (5.3 oz) ball, 2 balls each of #NN1 Natural (MC) and #CC Black (CC1) and 1 ball of #QQ Orange (CC2); www.theloopyewe.com

Needles, circular, 32 inches (80 cm), and a set of 4 or 5 double pointed, size 2 or 3 (2.75 or 3.25 mm) for rib and size 4 (3.5 mm) for body or size needed to obtain gauge; circular, 16 inches (40 cm), size 2 or 3 (2.75 or 3.25 mm) for neckband

Markers

Tapestry needle

Sewing machine

 

Finished size: 37 inches (94.0 cm) chest circumference

Gauge: 27 sts and 27 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in stranded patt on larger needle

 


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