Announcing The Bougainvillea Vest

Brand new from Denise Bell of Lost City Knits, the Bougainvillea Vest uses traditional colorwork techniques to create an explosion of color. Denise used four motif colors and one background color from Jamieson & Smith Jumper Weight of the Shetland Islands for the original. The vest can be made cropped, as seen on Gabriella above, or hip length,…

Announcing Léttlopi at Lost City Knits

    Léttlopi is an Aran weight Icelandic wool spun as a single. These skeins measure 109 yards, weigh 50 grams, and have a light twist. It’s denser than the Plötulopi we’ve been carrying, and of course it has some twist. The Icelandic wool is naturally dual-coated, meaning that the fleece has both short and long fibers.…

Plötulopi Unspun Icelandic at Lost City Knits

Plötulopi, the original unspun Icelandic wool, is made from the soft and insulating inner fiber and the long, glossy and water repellent outer fibers of Icelandic sheep. The fiber, sourced from directly from Icelandic farmers, creates a lofty wool yarn that is breathable and ideal for soft lightweight garments. It’s not hard to work with…