Inspired by traditional Icelandic circular yoke sweaters, Telja is knit in the round from the bottom up. Short rows are worked on the back of the sweater to bring the front of collar lower than the back. The stranded yoke is worked, and then the slightly
usedtraditional circular yoke pattern of the sweaters in a very contemporary way -- on a fleece jacket. The jacket's success indicated a demand for chic, modern clothing inspired by, and infused with, Nordic design elements.