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Hélène Magnùsson
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Lives in Reykjavik, Capital Region, Iceland
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Sólblóm and a confession to make
Sólblóm et une confession à faire As much as I love Icelandic wool and wear it directly on the skin, I can't stand it on my forehead! Fortunately there are many lovely yarns out there and I must say that  Heirloom from Fancy Tigers Crafts  stole my heart......
Sólblóm et une confession à faire As much as I love Icelandic wool and wear it directly on the skin, I can't stand it on my forehead! Fortunately there are many lovely yarns out there and I must say that Heirloom from...
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Pictures from Ástarsaga, Design March
Photos de Ástarsaga, Design Mars Sunday was the last day of Design March and so the last day to see my exhibition of the Icelandic lace dresses of Aðalbjörg Jónsdóttir at the National Museum of Iceland ! I took it down yesterday. The exhibition was a succes...
Photos de Ástarsaga, Design Mars Sunday was the last day of Design March and so the last day to see my exhibition of the Icelandic lace dresses of Aðalbjörg Jónsdóttir at the National Museum of Iceland! I took it down y...
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One kit at a time!
Un kit à la fois! You were many to ask, so I finally took the time: the kit from the Margrét shawl , from my book "Icelandic Handknits", is now available in its beautiful array of colors! Hope you enjoy it! I will add more kits from the book little by littl...
Un kit à la fois! You were many to ask, so I finally took the time: the kit from the Margrét shawl, from my book "Icelandic Handknits", is now available in its beautiful array of colors! Hope you enjoy it! I will ...
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Sylvia's Huntress Lopi cowl, aka Katniss Everdeen...
Le col de chasseresse en lopi de Sylvia aka Katniss Everdeen... Katniss Everdeen's cowl in the Hunger Games - Catching Fire was designed by Los Angeles based knitwear designer Maria Dora . Maria Dora had been releasing a beautiful collection with a deep blu...
Le col de chasseresse en lopi de Sylvia aka Katniss Everdeen... Katniss Everdeen's cowl in the Hunger Games - Catching Fire was designed by Los Angeles based knitwear designer Maria Dora. Maria Dora had been releasin...
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Eastern Elves Lights
Les Lumières des Elfes de Pâques New Special Eastern Kits for the Elves lights!  Nouveaux kits spécial Pâques pour les Lumières des Elfes! Pattern and kit in English Patron et kit en français On Ravelry Gleðileg páska!
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Les Lumières des Elfes de Pâques New Special Eastern Kits for the Elves lights!  Nouveaux kits spécial Pâques pour les Lumières des Elfes! Pattern and kit in English Patron et kit en français On Ravelry ...
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Salon l'Amour du fil et deux ateliers
Rendez-vous à Nantes sur le salon L'Amour du Fil , une édition spécial vintage, dans un nouveau lieu: du 23 au 26 avril Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire.  Vous trouverez mon stand parmi les artistes exposants. J'enseigne aussi deux ateliers et je dédica...
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Rendez-vous à Nantes sur le salon L'Amour du Fil, une édition spécial vintage, dans un nouveau lieu: du 23 au 26 avril Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire. Vous trouverez mon stand parmi les artistes exposants. J'enseigne au...
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Lopi Affection for my brother in law
Lopi Affection pour mon beau-frère He chose the colors for his birthday and got it for Xmas (or so...) He loves it, barely wants to take it off at night and gets nothing but compliments. It is very rewarding when your knit is truly appreciated by the person...
Lopi Affection pour mon beau-frère He chose the colors for his birthday and got it for Xmas (or so...) He loves it, barely wants to take it off at night and gets nothing but compliments. It is very rewarding when your...
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Design March and the lace dresses
Design March et les robes en dentelle Many of you have been wondering and asking about the book about Aðalbjörg Jónsdóttir's  lac e dresses : don't worry, I haven't dropped the project at all, on the contrary, it is still a work in progress but the developm...
Design March et les robes en dentelle Many of you have been wondering and asking about the book about Aðalbjörg Jónsdóttir's lace dresses: don't worry, I haven't dropped the project at all, on the contrary, it is st...
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My Icelandic costume #2: Fabrics
Mon costume islandais #2: tissus I won't start sewing my costume before next autumn, but I already started collecting fabrics for it. Knowing me, you can bet some knitting yarn will also be needed! I'm upcycling old coupons from  Olga grand-mother  for the ...
Mon costume islandais #2: tissus I won't start sewing my costume before next autumn, but I already started collecting fabrics for it. Knowing me, you can bet some knitting yarn will also be needed! I'm upcycling old ...
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Designer, author, knitting tour guide
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  • The Icelandic Knitter
    manager, CEO, 2010 - present
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Tricoteuse d'Islande
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Introduction

Hélène Magnússon is a French native but a true Icelandic knitter. She likes to give a new twist to Old traditions. She runs a little online publication with fantastic Icelandic knitting patterns and is organizing knitting tours to Iceland under the label The Icelandic Knitter.

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Started as a bored lawyer, ended as a happy knitter and designer!
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Reykjavik, Capital Region, Iceland