Beautiful Projects – Strokkur

September 15, 2015 0 Comments

We have a little bit of a yoke obsession at the moment. Ysolda’s Yokes pinterest board is full of incredible things if you’re looking for some inspiration for autumn knitting. 

We keep noticing though how many beautiful Strokkur projects there are. With just three colours its the perfect design to play around with different combinations, especially if you’re new to substituting colours in colourwork patterns. Though Felicity’s Ford’s guest blog post on Choosing Colours is a great help with this too.

We’ve chosen just a few of our favourites, but have a look at the full showcase of Strokkur projects on Ravelry – it’s so inspiring and is making me want to add another version to my wardrobe for the winter.

From left to right:

tintallie’s Strokkur – using Ístex Létt Lopi in 58 Dark Grey Heather, 1404 Glacier Blue Heather and 54 Ash Heather
fruitbat’s Strokkur – using Ístex Létt Lopi in 9429 Berry Heather, 54 Ash Grey and 1406 Spring Green Heather
juliempromtue’s Strokkur – using Jamieson and Smith Shetland Aran in 3 Ss (gray), 72 Ss (yellow) and Berry

From left to right:

egdirb’s Honeymoon Strokkur – using Ístex Létt Lopi in 57 Grey Heather, 54 Ash Heather and 5 Black Heather
emilystraw’s Strokkur – using Ístex Létt Lopi
gourockgal’s Strokkur – using Rico Design Essentials Soft Merino Aran in 94 Dark Grey, 81 Beige and 7 Brick Red
smurphy2’s Strokkur – using Ístex Létt Lopi in 54 Ash Heather, 1404 Glacier Blue Heather and 58 Dark Grey Heather

From left to right:

maijaa’s Baltic Winter – using Ístex Létt Lopi in 51 White, 1404 Glacier Blue Heather and 9423 Lagoon Heather
mandarines Strokkur – using Ístex Létt Lopi in 9427 Rust Heather, 58 Dark Grey Heather and 54 Light Ash Heather
MNknitter’s Strokkur – using Peace Fleece Worsted in Antartica White, Moscow Magic Pink and Perestroika Pink
stickarsara’s Strokkur – using Ístex Létt Lopi in Turquoise 1404, 58 Dark Grey Heather and 54 Light Ash Heather

Note: There’s quite a bit of variation in the colour names as listed on Ravelry, but for references to Ístex Létt Lopi here the colours have been listed as shown on the Ístex website.



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