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"Called the Thórdís shawl, the original of this traditional Icelandic
shawl is part of the Icelandic Craft Council's collection of textiles.
It is thought to have been knitted by Thórdís Egilsdóttir, a resident
of a small fishing village on the west coast of Iceland and well known
for her craftsmanship and skill with handspun yarns. Originally
published in the July/August 1996 issue of Piecework magazine"