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Vedis Jonsdottir

Vedis Jonsdottir
Áshildur Jónsdóttir

VEDIS JONSDOTTIR grew up on a farm on the west coast of Iceland. She has worked as a knitwear designer for many companies in Iceland before she started designing handknits and became head designer at Ístex. She has revitalized Icelandic handknits by introducing new shapes and more intricate color combinations. Védís also chooses the yarn colors for Ístex, seeking inspiration in Icelandic nature, to bring out the best qualities of the wool. She currently lives in Manhattan.

Vedis Jonsdottir