Icelandic Lace/Thórdís Shawl/Thordisarhyrna by Sigridur Halldorsdottir
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Icelandic Lace/Thórdís Shawl/Thordisarhyrna

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Called the Thórdís shawl, the original of this traditional Icelandic shawl is part of the Icelandic Craft Council’s collection of textiles. It is thought to have been knitted by Thórdís Egilsdóttir, a resident of a small fishing village on the west coast of Iceland and well known for her craftsmanship and skill with handspun yarns.

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Yardage for multicolored shawl:
Natural (white): 3½ oz/99 g 490 yd/449 m;

Graphite (dark gray) and arrowhead (gray-beige): 1 oz/28 g each 140 yd/128 m each;

Suede (medium brown) and sable (dark brown): ¾ oz/21 g each 105 yd/96 m each;

Pewter (light gray), shale (medium gray), sand (beige): and black, ½ oz/14 g 70 yd/64 m each.