REASONS TO KNIT AN ICELANDIC SWEATER

(As if you needed a reason)
  1. In Icelandic, the word for sweater is Lopapeysa.
  2. The designers' names often include the letter ó.
  3. Icelandic wool is warm and lustrous; it takes dye beautifully.
  4. In Iceland they sell yarn in grocery stores.
  5. An Icelandic sweater is a rare example of a sweater that you can knit more cheaply than you can buy.
  6. Icelanders really wear these sweaters; they are not mere folklore.
  7. Everybody looks cuter in an Icelandic sweater.
  8. BEST FAMILY CHRISTMAS CARD PHOTO.
  9. And...