Lopi is special to me because when I started Kreative Knits in 1978 when I was only 15, Lopi sweaters were very popular. I earned enough money knitting them to pay all my expenses while I earned my math and computing science degrees.
I'm excited to bring you this opportunity to pre-order these beautiful blankets.
Please note: These blankets are a pre-order. Orders are open until Monday, September 13th and we estimate they will ship to customers starting in early November.
Due to the need to order these blankets from Ístex in September for production, we will not be able to cancel, change or refund orders after September 13th, 2021.
Ístex Ltd. is the main wool manufacturer in Iceland, with over a century of wool tradition behind the products. They create wool blankets, with narrative threads that weave together a modern sensibility of style, the artistic inspiration of a dramatic landscape and the unique quality of Icelandic yarn.
Icelandic wool has been crucial to the survival of their nation as it provided both warmth and protection throughout centuries of harsh weather. It is also quite unique compared to wool of other sheep breeds. The inner fibres are fine, soft and highly insulating while the outer fibres are