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Strokkur kit

Knit Strokkur, one of our most popular sweaters and a great introduction to colourwork yokes, in the original colour palette chosen by Ysolda

Strokkur kits include the digital pattern and Léttlopi yarn in the following colours:

MC – #0058 Dark Grey Heather 
CC1 – #1411 Sun Yellow 
CC2 – #0056 Ash Heather

For your selected size you will receive the number of balls of each colour as shown in the table below.

You will also need the needles and notions listed below.


On of our most popular sweaters Strokkur is the perfect introduction to colourwork yokes. Knit Strokkur in the Icelandic wool we've included in the kit and you'll have the perfect garment for getting outside no matter the weather.

Skills for knitting this project

  • knitting, purling
  • casting on, binding off
  • working in the round
  • working flat
  • working small circumferences in the round
  • colourwork (using a chart)
  • make one increases
  • k2tog decreases
  • ssk decreases
  • short rows
  • three-needle bind-off

Optional Techniques

Pattern formats

The pattern includes the following versions:
  • 3 column format designed to be printed on A4 or letter paper

Purchase the pattern

The Strokkur pattern is included in the kit, and can also be ordered separately if you prefer to substitute yarn.


Strokkur includes 12 sizes, from 30¼” to 59½” finished chest circumference.
Finished chest circumference: 30¼[33, 35½, 38¼] (41, 43½, 46¼, 49) [51½, 54¼, 57, 59½]" / 77[84, 90, 97] (104, 110.5, 117.5, 124.5)[131, 138, 145, 151]cm.
Shown in size 35½˝ with 1" of positive ease.