This beautiful pattern, Afmæli, was created to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Istex. Designed by Védís Jónsdóttir and knit with Léttlopi, it is a lovely sweater to showcase the features of Icelandic wool and knitting. Your warm and lightweight finished garment will be a timeless treasure celebrating the magic of Icelandic Wool.
Included in this yarn set:
The pattern is not included with this yarn set and can be downloaded for FREE directly from the designer on Ravelry: Afmæli by Védís Jónsdóttir in Léttlopi
Construction: Body and sleeves are worked in the round from lower edge to underarms, then joined to work yoke in the round. Round begins at left side of body. On yoke, round begins on the left side of back at the joining of body and sleeve.
Children's (31½", 35") Adult 35", 38½", 42", 45”
Note, these measurements are the finished chest measurements. We recommend selecting a size based on your actual chest measurement plus the amount of positive ease you want in your finished sweater.
Size 1 - Up to 38.5" (16 balls)
Size 2 - Up to 42" (18 balls)
Size 3 - Up to 45" (19 balls)
Colors Used: Note: this pattern is written with a variety of color ways, we have put together our yarn set for the multi-colored yoke version (see product photos). In that colorway, we now offer a choice of main color 0052 or 0005.
0052 black sheep or 0005 Black Heather
0086 light beige
9418 stone blue
9421 celery green
1414 violet heather*
1405 bottle green
*Please note that Léttlopi 9417 called for in the pattern has been discontinued so we have substituted a close match, Léttlopi 1414.
As always, it is important to manage gauge to ensure you will have enough yarn. If you are worried you can purchase an extra skein. Please remember that every effort is taken to represent the true colors of the yarn and that monitor settings will vary.