LOFT NEWSPRINT

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Fingering-weight Loft from Brooklyn Tweed channels Targhee-Columbia wool’s airy bounce into feather-light lace, accessories, and garments. Like its big sibling Shelter, Loft is a woollen-spun 2-ply yarn with delicate twist, specially designed for unique lightness of hand. It’s not a sock yarn, so treat it a little more gently when it’s on the winder and the needles.

Once your garment is blocked, the stitches will cohere in a beautifully even and sturdy fabric. Lace garments open up to reveal stitch motifs with relatively mild blocking. Loft has great flexibility of gauge; it can be knit on 2mm (US 0) needles for a dense and durable fabric or on 4mm (US 6) needles for ethereal open work. Two strands of Loft held together can substitute for Shelter in patterns where you’d like greater stitch definition or a marled fabric of two colours.

Fibre: 100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool (grown in Wyoming, dyed in Philadelphia and spun in New Hampshire)  
Weight:50g
Thickness: Fingering weight
Construction: Two-ply
Length: 251 meters | 275 yards
Gauge: 24-32 stitches = 10cm | 4 inches
Needle Size: 2.00 - 3.50 mm | US 0 - 4
Care: Hand wash cold, lay flat to dry. This yarn is non-superwash.

Colours can vary between batches and we recommend you purchase sufficient yarn for your project to ensure consistency. We take care when photographing our yarn but colours may vary from the picture. This listing is for one skein of yarn.

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