Ullared sweater – Sweden

Ullared sweater – Sweden

Inspired by the so-called Ullared sweater pattern, examples of this sweater pattern have been found that were knitted in the small village of Sjöö in Ullared parish in the centre of Halland, a county in southwestern Sweden. The sweaters are believed to have been...
Bynestrøya – Norway

Bynestrøya – Norway

We wish to highlight Bynestrøya, a 160-year-old knitted sweater from Byneset in Trondheim. This sweater has been handed down from generation to generation, and is still in good condition today — over 160 years later. Byneset husflidslag have been fortunate enough to...
Men’s jumper from Kihnu Island – Estonia

Men’s jumper from Kihnu Island – Estonia

Until the 1880s, men on Kihnu island regularly wore woven knee-length tunics (umbkuub or vammus in Estonian). Men started wearing knitted jumpers in the second half of the 19th century. Nevertheless, the archaic tunic remained in use for decades to come as part of the...
Gjöf – Island

Gjöf – Island

Gjöf is a traditional Icelandic lopapeysa, designed by Védís Jónsdóttir, for the Icelandic Handicraft Association in celebration of Nordic Craft Week 2022.  About the collaboration: The Icelandic Handicraft Association turned to Ístex when looking for...
Anchers sweater – Denmark

Anchers sweater – Denmark

Designed by Marianne IsagerPublished by FORA for Nordic Craft Week 2022 Tanskassa ei ole perinnettä erityisistä kalastajaneuleista, kuten muissa Pohjoismaissa. Tämä neulemalli pohjautuu taiteilija Michael Ancher (1849–1927) maalauksiin, joissa esiintyi monia...
Korsnäs Sweater – Finland

Korsnäs Sweater – Finland

Pattern traditionalPublished by Taitoliitto for the Nordic Craft Week 2022 The Korsnäs sweater is relatively well-known amongst people interested in crafts, both in Finland and elsewhere. The Korsnäs sweater represents the latest fashion of the latter half of the 19th...