Maja Siska

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan
This comfy cardigan is inspired by the “tweedy” look of using 2 different coloured strands of plötulopi. Tvíd is Icelandic for tweed: choose your colours with not too much contrast for a tweed effect! The Icelandic plötulopi is unspun roving and the traditional material for making the lopapeysa. In this case it is used double on relatively larg...
Knitting: Pullover
English: Your next favourite sweater I dare say! The idea for Heidi came together on a drive over the mountain pass “Holtavörðuheiði”. This sweater feels amazingly comfortable to wear: a top- down construction worked in the round, with a neckline shaped with short rows dipping slightly in the middle for a soft V. The sleeves sit very low (just ...
Knitting: Pullover
A top down construction and modern take on a traditional Icelandic lopapeysa. Inspired by the vibrant and fun handdyed colours by Slettuskjótt.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
FREE DOWNLOAD for iIelandic yarn! happy knitting!
Knitting: Chart, Pullover
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Knitting: Cardigan, Pullover
A top down construction and modern take on a traditional Icelandic lopapeysa. Inspired by the vibrant and fun handdyed colours by Slettuskjótt. (… and by Villanelle in BBC´s “Killing Eve”). Children´s version Nellý: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/nelly---mini-vil...
Knitting: Pullover, Cardigan
An ideal project to use up your Lopi yarn leftovers. This pattern gives you a method to design your very own colour feast. Inspired by the first “lopapeysas”, their Greenland influence and the 70s ☺ An Icelandic yoke sweater/cardigan with a modern fit: the back edge curves down and is longer than the front edge, the body is fitted (optional), a...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
(In German below)
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern is available for free when buying yarn at Uppspuni Mini Mill in Iceland: on fb: uppspuni / icelandyarn - minimill.
Knitting: Chart
This yoke chart shows Odinn´s eightlegged horse Sleipnir, with his two ravens Huginn and Muninn.
Knitting: Pullover
This is an Icelandic yoke sweater with a very modern fit. I call it “expedition style”: the back edge curves down and is longer than the front edge, the body is fitted, the sleeves are very slim and have a thumb hole as well as elbow shaping, the hood is snug to give extra warmth, even when not on your head it makes a protective collar. “Smali”...
Knitting: Chart
This is a chart only for the yoke of an icelandic sweater, it is adapted from an ancient motive called “Aegishjalmur” which is a magic symbol to protect from abuse of power, a shield! :)
Knitting: Cowl
Chunky Cowl, easy peasy!
Knitting: Pullover
Yoke chart adapted from manuscript for needle work patterns dating back to the 1800 to a priest´s wife on the farm HRUNI, South of Iceland.