Malabrigo Rios is a worsted weight yarn and is one of our all-time favourites at Loop. Considered Malabrigo’s workhorse yarn, it is perfect for all sorts of projects from garments to accessories. It has a 4ply construction making it hard-wearing and resistant to pilling. Being spun from premium super soft merino wool makes it excellent for wearing next to the skin.

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We’ve got socks-on-the-brain at Loop, this week. No, not a new illness, we’re planning our summer knitting: small, portable projects that can build our winter gift giving stash… or end up on our own feet, come autumn. I like to use my “fancy” sock yarns to knit the bodies of my socks and then slip in contrasting, afterthought heels in hardwearing Lang Jawoll Superwash sock. Not only is this great for self-striping and hand-dyed yarns, as the afterthought yarn won’t break up the colour pattern, but it extends your “fancy” sock yarn so you can get more out of it. …

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