Knitwear from Iceland tends to be not dissimilar to Fair Isle or Norwegian work, the wool from Lopi sheep is knitted into warm jumpers in two integrated colours, often with a detailed yoke pattern. Iceland knitting patterns tends to feature undyed wools–the neutrals, pale greys and browns of the fleece. When the fibre was dyed, it was traditionally with local vegetal dyes, giving rise to the classic colour combination of indigo and off white.

To recreate the Icelandic and northern islands’ traditional purity of style, use knits, wools and tweeds, leather, fur  and colours reminiscent of life lived from the sea: blues, browns, whites and off whites with touches of the lovely red Iceland poppy.

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