Loops Luxe Royal Light

$ 16.99

The yarn:

"Loops Luxe Chunky" was such a hit, we just had to develop its lightweight cousin! Loops Luxe Royal Light is the same blend of 70% Royal Alpaca and 30% Mulberry Silk, with enough yardage to make a nice-sized one-skein shawlette - or go bigger with a multicolor project.

Fiber: 70% Royal Alpaca / 30% Silk
Length: 328yds (299m)
Weight: 100g
Gauge/Needle Size: 6 stitches = 1 inch on a US #4-5 needle
Care: Hand wash cold and lay flat to dry.

Note: A portion of every skein purchased from this Hot Loops Wall goes directly back to Gaye “GG” Glasspie as our acknowledgment and thank-you for her help in curating these Hot Loops Wall yarns and patterns.

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"Antarktis" by Janina Kallio 
“We have two stitches in knitting, knit and purl,” Gaye “GG” Glasspie says, “Yet, those two stitches can do so much.” This project really shows off the diversity of those two stitches. 


“Antarktis” by Janina Kallio is one of those projects that you won’t be able to put down. You’ll alternate garter stitch and lace sections, and the project will fly off your fingers! The asymmetrical span of this creation makes it the perfect shawl to wrap luxuriously around your shoulders over a sleeveless top or summer dress, or for an added punch of pop with any outfit.


“Antarktis” is available on Ravelry.


Pictured in: Loops Luxe Royal Light “Edison Eagle” (2 skeins)


Project Instructions:
Yarn requirements: 
Loops Luxe Royal Light: 2 Skeins 

Needles: Size US6 (4mm) circular needle. Adjust needle size to obtain pattern gauge.
This shawl is worked flat but we recommend using an 80-100cm / 32-40in circular needle to accommodate the growing number of stitches.


Finished Size (after blocking): 175cm / 69in (wingspan) x 58cm / 23in (depth)

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Sipila 

Inspired by her mother and grandmother, Caitlin Hunter created the Sipila sweater with her Finnish heritage in mind. This beautiful top-down sweater has options for short and long sleeves, and can be worked with two or more colors depending on your preference. Shelley's model is being worked in Loops Luxe Royal Light in colors Birthday Suit and Stacey's Mom. Find the pattern on Ravelry.

Materials:
Yarn
2 colors of fingering weight yarn

Finished Bust Circumference:
38.5 (42.5, 46, 50.25, 54.25, 58.25, 62, 65)”
98 (108, 117, 127.5, 138, 148, 157.5, 165) cm

Yardage:
Short Sleeve
C1: 564 (627, 682, 750, 810, 866, 927, 975) yards
2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins Loops Luxe Royal Light
C2: 176 (196, 214, 235, 253, 270, 289, 307) yards
1 skein (all sizes) Loops Luxe Royal Light

Long Sleeve
C1: 819 (910, 990, 1088, 1175, 1260, 1344, 1426) yards
3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins Loops Luxe Royal Light
C2: 308 (343, 373, 410, 443, 473, 506, 536) yards
1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins Loops Luxe Royal Light

Needles:
Note! Needle size is suggested only, you will need to swatch to determine the needle size needed to achieve gauge.
US 2/ 2.75 mm
US 4/ 3.5 mm

Gauge:
22 sts and 30 rounds over 4” 10 cm after blocking in both colorwork and stockinette.

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Osage Cowl

The Osage Cowl is a long loop that is worked on large needles, making it a quick knit that will work up just in time for cooler weather. The Osage Cowl can be double wrapped as shown or worn as a longer loop, giving you lots of options to show off this easy and quick to knit cowl.

Karen knit her cowl with one skein of Loops Luxe Royal Light in Loops Blue. 

 

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Herringbone Cowl

Mitzi crocheted her “Herringbone Cowl” by Sylwia Kawcynska using 3 skeins of Royal Light in "Birthday Suit," held double, with an H (5mm) hook.  The texture and softness of this cowl are just amazing!  The pattern is available on Ravelry.