You’ll love the new Craftsy course “The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater” taught by international designer and manager of Knitting Iceland, Ragga Eiríksdóttir. Ragga in an expert in Icelandic knitting and lends her expertise to this amazing, hands-on course. Completely online so that you can start and finish this course in the comfort of your own home, “The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater” course is sure to teach you a thing or two about knitting.
With this comprehensive class, you’ll not only learn how to make a beautiful Maren sweater, but you’ll also learn tidbits about Icelandic culture from Ragga as she shows you how to knit the design. Crafters who have take this Craftsy course love Ragga’s casual demeanor and her stories about Iceland and the country’s rich textile history. She’ll show you how to use Icelandic lopi yarn from sheep, and also give you advice on making other yoke patterns for future projects.
This Craftsy course includes twelve easy-to-follow lessons that cover how to create and shape the sweater. Course members will be shown how to make color shaping in the yoke, create sleeves that fit, rib the design and how to steek and button band. No matter what knitting skill level you have, this course is sure to teach you something new.
With over two hours of quality instruction, the “The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater” class will have you creating a beautiful Icelandic sweater in no time. Class members will need circular needles, let lopi or similar yarn, buttons, decorative ribbon and a crochet hook in order to participate in this course along with Ragga.
The best part about this Craftsy course is that once members sign up for “The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater” course, they can take the class whenever it is convenient for them. Members who sign up for Craftsy courses are given login information for the course and are able to access the course at any time from the comfort of their own home, so you can learn a new craft when it’s suitable for you.
Better yet, access to “The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater” course never expires, so course members can return to the course again and again to refresh their knowledge or review a technique. Craftsy courses are interactive and provide much more learning support than other instructional videos on the web. Course members are able to ask the expert instructor questions, post photos of their sweaters, discuss projects and questions with other course members, and bookmark parts of the course to return to at a later time.
If you’ve always wanted to know a new way to make a sweater, or are curious about learning about the Icelandic textile techniques that have been used for centuries, sign up for this class and follow along as Ragga shows you everything you need to know to make a beautiful sweater and more. You’ll leave this class feeling like you can table any sweater project, be it an Icelandic sweater, cardigan, pullover or any other type of wool sweater garment.
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