Woolfolk Hygge

Woolfolk Hygge. 11 Navy, 03 Sky Grey, 13 Dirty Sea Foam
Woolfolk Hygge. 11 Navy, 03 Sky Grey, 13 Dirty Sea Foam

A few weeks ago we were all excited to show you the most exquisite merino from Woolfolk, and now they are back again! This time it’s their super bulky weight Hygge that has us dreaming of the chunkiest and softest knits we can imagine.

Woolfolk Hygge. 12 Burgundy, 02 Silver, 13 Dirty Sea Foam
Woolfolk Hygge. 12 Burgundy, 02 Silver, 13 Dirty Sea Foam

Make sure to read to the end of the post to find out how you can win a skein!

Much like Woolfolk‘s aran weight Far, Hygge has a chainette structure, but this time with a smudgey soft stitch definition. A blend of merino, alpaca and a touch of silk gives the ultimate softness that made us fall for Woolfolk in the first place and their modest palette means a range of sophisticated shades.

Woolfolk Hygge

Hygge is a wonderful Danish word that has no direct English equivalent, but roughly translates to the feeling of cosiness. Indeed, you may know the word from our baby jumper pattern of the same name! We think it sums up the warmth and texture of this yarn beautifully.

Woolfolk Hygge (L-R) 12 Burgundy, 08 Darkest Bronze, 13 Dirty Sea Foam.
Woolfolk Hygge (L-R) 12 Burgundy, 08 Darkest Bronze, 13 Dirty Sea Foam.

Woolfolk have worked with designer Olga Buraya-Kefelian (you might know her better as Olgajazzy) to create The Hygge Collection. The lightness of the fibre and Olga’s clever details means garments that are modern and uncluttered, eliminating the heavy shapes that can sometimes result from working with such thick yarn.

Of course, we all know that the thicker the yarn the speedier the knitting! Loopette Sophie cast on the Traef hat in the morning and was ready to go for a stylish Autumn walk in a new hat by lunchtime! Sophie knit the slightly bigger slouchy version and still only used one skein of Hygge.

Woolfolk Hygge at Loop. TRÆF Hat in 13 'Dirty Sea Foam' (Slouchy Version)
Woolfolk Hygge at Loop. TRÆF Hat in 13 ‘Dirty Sea Foam’ (Slouchy Version)

Want to get cosy with a skein of Hygge for yourself? This blog post we are giving you the chance to win a skein of Hygge in the colour of your choice!

Woolfolk Hygge. TRÆF Hat (closeup) in 13 'Dirty Sea Foam' Loop, London www.loopknitlounge.com

Just comment below letting us know which one you could chose (you can view the full range here) Make sure you get your comment posted by midnight Wednesday 4th November and we will announce the winner on next weeks blog.

And speaking of winners, last week we gave you lovely readers the chance to win a skein of Shibui Silk Cloud…and the winner is Giulia who chose Brass ‘such a brilliant shade‘. Congratulations! We’ll be in touch to let you know how to claim your prize.

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Shop Keepers Home

In other news, we are so happy and proud to be part of a new book, ‘The Shop Keepers Home’. Loop has been chosen as one of the thirty most inspiring independent shops in the world! Caroline Rowland’s book takes the reader on a journey round the some of the world’s most treasured independent shops and a behind the scenes peek at the owner’s homes. ‘The Shop Keepers Home’ explores the ideas of curation within retail and personal space, along with Caroline’s practical and inspirational interior decorating advice.

Shop Keepers Home GiveawayTo celebrate the launch of the book, Caroline has collaborated with the many shops featured in the book for the most amazing giveaway! One person can win the bumper collection of goodies worth over £350! This competition is being held on the Patchwork Harmony blog, so be sure to follow the link to find out how you can enter to win – good luck!

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And one final thing, if you haven’t already, you still have time to vote for us in the Time Out Love London Awards.
We’re very excited about being nominated and shortlisted and we would really appreciate it if you would take a moment to vote for us! Plus you don’t have to live in London to participate…

Voting closes on this Saturday 31st so please vote for us here today!
Many, many thanks. Susan and all of us at Loop!

Happy Knitting and Crocheting!

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101 Comments on “Woolfolk Hygge

  1. What a gorgeous looking yarn! I’m in a “must have ALL the greys” phase right now, so Sky Grey it would have to be, but all the colours are lovely.

  2. This yarn sounds so beautiful and I would love to try it. For me it would be burgundy (perfect for a hat) as I love the richness and depth of the colour.

  3. I love the Dirty Sea Foam colourway. It feels a bit wrong to call it ‘dirty’ through – it’s a sublime colour and looks very squishable!

  4. i just love the Deepest Bronze. The yarn looks very cosy and would love to experience how it feels to knit.

  5. I would have so much fun using the Burgundy for something cuddly, and it would be for ME! It would be a nice change from all the gifts I’ve been knitting lately. :-)

  6. Definitely Burgundy, a good colour a great number (a dozen…) and it will keep my throat warm when I can’t drink a glass of it!

  7. I’d love to win the ‘Silver’ shade of hygge, it gets me thinking of twinkling lights & beautiful glass baubles

  8. I love ‘burgundy’ as it embodies the word Hugge perfectly – warmth, softness and cosiness. A beautiful cowl would brighten grey days and keep the cold out.

  9. The burgundy for me please xxx
    I love all things purple/burgundy. My bath is sprayed in pelt by farrow and ball and I have cosy soft towels of the same colour!! But looking around my flat and wardrobe I have even more. So maybe too much? Then maybe raven. You choose xx

  10. I would choose ‘Sky Grey’ because when I see it I can’t decide if it is blue or grey! It changes every time. But seriously they are all gorgeous.

  11. I love the Dirty Sea Foam colourway. Although it feels a bit wrong to call it ‘dirty’ – it is a sublime colour and looks very squishable!

  12. Deepest Bronze would be my pick! Beautiful rich Jewel colour – would look good for livening up my standard black and grey moody winter wardrobe with a snood!

  13. All the colours encapsulate Hygge wonderfully but the Dirty Seafoam has such a great name so it’s got to be that!

  14. We will all be fighting over that last skein of Dirty Sea Foam! So perhaps I’ll step back and settle for Burgundy. All of the shades are gorgeous….

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