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Brooklyn Tweed


Loft is the baby sister of Shelter and was released in 2011 as the new little darling by the team at Brooklyn Tweed. It is no surprise that Loft has enjoyed terrific success. 

This fingering weight yarn comes in the same large range of heathered colours as Shelter and is masterfully dyed in a carefully created rustic palette.

Like Shelter, treat Loft gently. Being a woolen spun yarn, it is delicate in nature. 

Once you knit and block your chosen garment, you will be delighted in the fabric that you have produced. Perfect for colourwork, you will love knitting with this yarn. 

It's hard to pick a favourite but the Calico and Ivy team love Brooklyn Tweed patterns for this yarn including Voe by Gudrun Johnston and Nord by Veronica Avery. 

Yarn specs

Composition: 100% Targhee-Columbia wool from Wyoming, USA

Weight: Fingering weight

Length: 275 yards (approx. 251 metres) per 50gm skein

Needle size:  2.0mm - 3.5mm (US 0-4) knitting needles. 2mm - 3mm crochet hook.

Gauge:  Loft is suitable for a range of gauges and needle sizes.  
For 6 sts to 1inch, use suggested needles 3.5mm 
For 7 sts to 1inch, use suggested needles 2.75mm
For 8 sts to 1inch, use suggested needles 2.0mm

Care:  Handwash only.  Lay flat to dry.