Please take a minute to click through these pictures. This is silk and mohair. This is Karida Collins at work, the pride of Baltimore, doing her magic. Look closely—there’s not a solid color to be found, just swirls of shades that shift and change.
It’s the yarn that makes Amy Christoffers’s Peek-Through Scarf/Cowl so extraordinary, in Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide No. 6: Transparency.
We’ve never stocked seventeen shades of one yarn before. But you can see why Loft has caught our imagination. We hope it catches yours, too.
Specs & Details
Everything you make with this yarn will be extraordinary.
These colors—so saturated in the skein, so vibrant—become something very subtle as they are knitted. If you have yet to work with silk and mohair like this, you are in for a treat.
It’s the yarn that makes Amy Christoffers’s Peek-Through Scarf/Cowl so special, in Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide No. 6: Transparency. Pick one skein each of two shades, and you’re off to the races. (OK, these races are kind of leisurely.)
And Loft is the choice for Ann Weaver’s floaty Sommerfeld Shawl, featured in Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide No. 4: Log Cabin. We figured some knitters might want to create their own colorways for this inventive wrap. Pick one skein each of four different shades, or four skeins of one shade if you’re a purist. Whatever you do, it will be lovely.
In addition, we have long admired the patterns over at Churchmouse Yarn and Teas for mohair/silk yarn. These are all beauties: