Ciao Trunte yarn from Hjertegarn

Did you know that….

  • Trunte is a 100% merino wool superwash yarn

  • Can be washed on wool-programs at 30-40 degrees Celcius

  • Wonderful and soft yarn, perfect for baby clothes and other soft garments

  • Useful as each ball of yarn is 50 g (1.7 oz) and approx. 180 m (196.9 yd).

  • Insulates against heat and cold,  so you stay dry and warm.

  • Trunte yarn from Hjertegarn is now available at

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Free Knitting Pattern – Icelandic Zip Cardigan

Free Pattern - Icelandic Zip Cardigan

We just wanted to share with you another free knitting pattern of a traditional Icelandic wool sweater – a cardigan with zipper. This beautiful sweater is designed by Védís Jónsdóttir for Ístex and you can download the pattern here: Icelandic Zip Cardigan.

We recommend the black cardigan – it is absolutely gorgeous!

Álafoss Lopi – 100 g balls

Black cardigan

A 0005 black heather  5 (5) 6 (6) 6

B 0085 oatmeal heather 1 (1) 1 (1) 1

C 0051 white 1 (1) 1 (1) 1

Ecru cardigan

9972 ecru heather 5 (5) 6 (6) 6

0052 black sheep heather 1 (1) 1 (1) 1

0053 acorn heather 1 (1) 1 (1) 1

Click here to purchase Álafoss-lopi.

Alafoss Lopi no. 0051
Alafoss Lopi no. 0085Alafoss Lopi no. 0005

The Neon Yarn is back!!

Neon Alafoss lopi

Due to popular demand, Istex decided to continue manufacturing the Neon Alafoss Yarn. We were sold out for few weeks… but it’s back! and we couldn’t be more excited!

We have seen amazing knitwear from the Neon Alafoss lopi – everything from the Traditional Icelandic Wool Sweaters to scarves, hats, headbands, gloves and so on.

Click here to shop Neon Alafoss Lopi online


Lopi 33 Pattern Book – Now in English

We are excited to announce that the Lopi 33 Pattern Book from Ístex is now available on our website – in English.

Lopi 33 Pattern Book

Click on the book above to browse through the patterns in the book.

Happy shopping – worldwide shipping.