A number of websites offer free Lopi yarn knitting patterns, including Shop Icelandic, Istex, Ravelry and Alafoss. To access free Lopi yarn patterns, click on the image of the desired knit item, then follow the link to download the pattern as a PDF file. Available free patterns include a Bardarbunga wool hat, Holuhraun lava mittens, Lopi pullovers and the Aftur sweater and bag.
The free Lopi yarn patterns available on these websites range in degree of difficulty. Some include knitted images such as fern flowers, penguins and horses, while others focus on traditional Icelandic design. Certain patterns require other materials, such as a zipper for the zip cardigan.
Each free pattern file specifies information such as the available sizes, the finished measurements of the item and the amount of yarn required. Other details given include the recommended yarn and yarn weight, gauge, needles size and yardage. Most patterns come in English or your choice of other languages such as French, Italian and Icelandic.
Lopi yarn patterns are Icelandic knitting patterns designed for use with Lopi wool yarn, such as the famous Alafosslopi yarn. In addition to free patterns, these websites offer Lopi yarn for purchase in a variety of colors and styles.