first settlers they came niezaludnioną yet to Iceland about 874 a year. They were Norwegian Vikings, seeking new lands to settle. Along with them came here sheep
wool of sheep in Iceland is perhaps the only race in the world who live by the ten centuries in total isolation from other races, which meant that during this period amounted to a specific type of wool. Wool is composed of two layers. The outer part, called the Icelandic tog a long hair reaching to over 30 cm in length. The inner layer pel is much shorter and very soft and warm.
Knitting exists in Iceland since the sixteenth century, but initially did not separate the women from each of these two types of hair sheep. Only since the mid-nineteenth century, resembling the most delicate togu look of mohair, lace scarves were made. With less fine fibers produced bags and strings. Soft and warm pel spent on hand-knitted underwear.
Lopi Sweaters sweaters are similar to those from the south of Sweden and the national costumes of Greenland. Made to knit in the round, from the mountains, stocking stitch, with beautiful patterns on a semicircular yoke and the cuffs or the bottom of the sweater. Initially, these sweaters are in natural colors: white, gray, brown and brownish-black. With time, in accordance with the requirements of marketing and customer specifications, odchodzono from tradition by introducing dyed wool on the other colors.