Lopi cardigan

Here is a photo (of a questionable quality) of the lopi cardigan I mentioned yesterday:

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This is the real colour palette:

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It’s all rests from my stash, with a little added white.

The cardigan is nothing special, no pattern and no real shaping, just a warm and cosy garment but the young lady seems to like it.

 

Houses in Ísafjörður

This is my last picture post from Ísafjörður and Bolungarvík, this time around.

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The theme today is houses. Many of them are corrugated iron clad houses that were very common in Iceland in the early 20th century and are still very prominent in Ísafjörður, but some are older. All but the last one are in Ísafjörður. The last one, Einarshúsið in Bolungarvík, is now a guesthouse and a restaurant. The story of Einarshúsið is both dramatic and sad. Pétur Oddsson, who built the house, was a businessman and the richest and most powerful man in the village. He lost most of his family to tuberculosis and he carried 14 of his family members, including all of his children, from the house from 1907 until 1930.  

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Fall Colours in Ísafjörður

The summer is really over now and the beautiful fall colours are reigning. I did not manage to photograph the wonderful heather shades, we were in way in much hurry on the way there and the weather had turned on they way back.

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