Hats I knitted in Iceland (and on the plane)

purlyman's picture

Here's a shot of two hats I did on the Lopi light yarn.


rjcb3's picture

Absolutely beautiful! ...and

Absolutely beautiful!

...and of course, that lovely star design that shouts "Scandinavia!"

You did such a good job! The wool looks so good and it looks like you had a good time working with it.


albert's picture

Beautiful work! Can you

Beautiful work! Can you describe the characteristics of the Lopi yarn?

purlyman's picture

Well, it's very much like

Well, it's very much like the sheep's wool and it's not 2-ply or 3-ply or 4-ply or anything like that. I noticed that when I go to break it, it breaks very very easily but not so easily that it breaks while I'm knitting. Not sure how to describe it. I can send some to you if you'd like to just see some. You know how it goes, there's always a little bit left over here and there.

MMario's picture

if I recall discussions on

if I recall discussions on this from other forums it is almost a thin roving.

purlyman's picture

That sounds exactly right...

That sounds exactly right... thanks MMario!!

ronhuber's picture

Those hats are wonderful.

Those hats are wonderful. You did a lovely job.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Great looking hats. Should

Great looking hats. Should be very warm this winter. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

crmartin's picture

Those are beautiful, great

Those are beautiful, great job!


Crafty Andy's picture

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You did a great job !