Icelandic Wool

Knitting is a growing hand craft in Iceland although it has been a tradition for hundreds of years. Icelandic people still wear Icelandic sweaters made from the wool of Icelandic sheep. In recent years Icelandic wool has become world renowned for it's high quality and Icelandic sweaters are sold to tourists who love them. The Icelandic sheep is unique in the world and the wool it produces is similarly special. Here you will be able to find information about the Icelandic sheep, the Icelandic wool and also Icelandic sweaters.


Istex produces and sells Alafosslopi and other Lopi yarns for hand knitting. They also manufacture industrial yarns for knitting, weaving and carpet manufacturing. 


The Varma brand includes socks, mittens, hats, headbands, gloves, scarves and shawls, as well as a selection of sweaters, cardigans and capes made from high quality Icelandic wool.  The Icelandic wool product lines range from traditional styles and patterns following the latest fashion trends.