Icelandic soft shoes by Hélène Magnússon
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Icelandic soft shoes

March 2013
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in stocking st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
One size fits all, adjustable in length
Errata available:

Those slippers are called “soft shoes” because they mimic in knitting the soft shoes made of sheep and fish in the Old days in Iceland and worn with a shoe insert. Shoe-insert pattern also included in the book.
Height: 3”
Lenght (adjustable): 10”

The book Icelandic handknits is inspired by the knitted artifacts in the Textile Museum in Blönduós in Iceland.
Join Hélène Magnússon’s knitting tours in Iceland for an inspiring journey to the Textile Museum and the region’s many natural wonders.

The book is available in English, French and Icelandic:
Icelandic handknits - Voyageur Press
Tricots islandais - Editions Le temps apprivoisé
Íslensk prjón - Forlagið