Lifelong learning - lifelong enjoyment

Why Culture & Craft?

Learn about Icelandic knitting

Icelandic Knitting
Learn about the history of Icelandic knitting (íslenskt prjón). The trends, fashion and cultural importance tied to the differing patterns of the Icelandic sweater (íslensk lopapeysa).

Learn from an expert

The Teacher
The workshops are lead by Ragnheiður Jóhannsdóttir, an experienced knitter with over 40 years of experience. She is also skilled in herbal dyeing and spinning yarn, basically anything and everything to do with wool.

Knit your own Icelandic Sweater

Learn To Knit
Under the kind guidance of Ragnheiður no matter how skilled you are you’ll go home with a knitted souvenir, either your very own Icelandic jumper or some other knitted masterpiece.