Long admired by us here at Knit With Attitude. We are super excited to be introducing Hélène Magnússon's yarns Gilitrutt Tvíband and Love Story Einband. Hélène Magnússon has both French and Icelandic nationality. Growing up in France she later became a lawyer in Paris. In 1995 she decided to change her life completley and move to Iceland. Learning the language...
The Lopapeysa originates in Iceland in early or mid-20th century, at a time when imports had displaced older and more traditional Icelandic clothing and people began to search for new ways to utilise the plentiful native wool. The design has since become a national icon for Icelandic cultural identity.
We have just had a much awaited delivery of gorgeous Lopi yarns come through our door, boxes filled to the brim with hearty Icelandic wool. Knitters favourites like the Léttlopi and Bulkylopi are now back on the shelves, but did you know that we also have the more unknown but equally lush and maybe more intriguing Plötulopi? We have been...