This loosely spun single-ply yarn is traditionally used for the Icelandic colorwork sweaters known as Lopapeysa. Léttlopi produces garments that are comfortable to wear indoors or outdoors.
MDK Field Guide No. 17 Lopi features 5 modern patterns to knit with this light and warm yarn from Maine designer Mary Jane Mucklestone.
- 100% Icelandic sheep wool
- 50 grams, 109 yards (100 m)
- Hand wash only.
Really fun to knit in a large gauge, I made a Daytripper cardigan on size 11 needles, beautiful lightweight result, and not as itchy as I feared!
Wonderful for outerwear