Loops Luxe Smoothie

$ 28.00

The yarnstory:
Shelley's quest for the perfect wool/silk blend stopped dead in its tracks when she laid eyes on Smoothie.  The perfect union of wool and silk make this fingering yarn a true treat for your needles. The bright jewel tones were spun and dyed just for us by our friends in Peru! 


The yarn:
Smoothie has a luxurious fiber base of 80% wool + 20% silk that creates a light and airy texture while having a stunning depth of color. With a subtle sheen coming from the silk, Smoothie feels like silk but is weighted enough to be perfect for any of your summer or fall projects! 

 

Fiber: 80% Wool, 20% Silk
Length: 382yds
Weight: 100g
Gauge Designation: Fingering weight
Needle/Gauge: US 4 (3.5mm)
Care: Hand wash cold and lay flat to dry

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"Sexy Shoulder Silk Tee" by Jane Bolen

This summertime slipover is quick and easy to knit on size 10 (6mm) needles!  And the drape and sheen of the silk lets it go from casual to classy in a flash.  The stockinette body is worked from the bottom and transitions into an easy lace bodice.  The pattern by Jane Bolen is available in sizes 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44) in / 81 (86, 91, 97, 102, 107, 112) cm.  You will need 2 skeins of Smoothie for all sizes and size US 10.5  (6.5mm) needles.  The pattern is available on Ravelry.

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"Outline Tank" by Jessie Maed Designs

Jessie Maed uses structural dropped stitches to pack a visual punch in this cute cropped top that is both quick and easy to knit.  Hello Summer!

You’ll need 2 (2, 2, 3, 3){3, 4, 4, 4} skeins of “Smoothie” to fit finished bust sizes 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46){48-50, 52-54, 56-58, 60-62}”. Jessie uses a range of yardages--we have listed the skeins needed for the upper range here. The project uses sizes US3 & 4 (3.25-3.5mm) needles, and the pattern is available on Ravelry.