“Rock star of knitting,” Joan of Dark, and award-winning photojournalist, Kyle Cassidy, sign a North American English deal with Rowman & Littlefield imprint Stackpole Books for THE LOPAPEYSA SWEATER, a 10-stop circumnavigation of Iceland’s 800-mile Ring Road in search of the country’s most iconic article of clothing. Along the way, Joan and Kyle interview a diverse cast including those producing Iceland’s unique and coveted type of wool, fishermen, grandmothers, members of parliament, famous metal bands, and others about their beloved “lopi.” Travel tips and knitting patterns accompany each adventure. Look for it in November of 2021.