Hump Day Inspiration: Purple

Today we’re featuring projects made with purple yarn! It’s so fun to see all types of dyeing techniques and shades of a single color. We may have added a few more patterns to the queue after seeing these…

Purple Inspiration - The Loopy Ewe

  1. Yvonne knit Dyed In The Wool out of Malabrigo Sock in Violeta Africana
  2. Elizabeth knit Ruched Yoke Tee – Adult out of Cascade Ultra Pima in Regal
  3. Kristi knit Amethiste out of Shalimar Breathless in Byzantium
  4. Anastasia knit Treetop Socks out of Cascade Heritage Silk in Purple Hyacinth
  5. Stephanie knit Velvet Snapdragon out of Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere in Galaxy
  6. Pamela knit Piewhacket out of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in Purple Club
  7. Cynthia knit Terra out of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted in Blackberry
  8. Linda knit Billowy Delight out of Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace in Purple Mystery
  9. Patricia Gyllis out of Madelinetosh Tosh DK in Dahlia

What colors are you working with this week? Do you have a favorite color to work with?

~Sheri and the Loopy Elves

Hump Day Inspiration: June Camp Projects – Yarn

We’ve had so much fun seeing what you’re making for Camp! We hope you’ve had a chance to browse through both the Yarn and Fabric photo galleries and marvel at everyone’s talent. Today we are featuring projects from the June Yarn gallery.

This year we reordered Camp T-shirts because they were so popular the first time around so don’t forget to order your very own while we still have some left!

June Yarn Camp Inspiration - The Loopy Ewe

  1. Gayle knit Auburn Wave out of Mrs Crosby Hat Box in Creme Fraiche and French Chambray
  2. Christine knit Acer Cardigan out of Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd’s Wool Worsted in Granite
  3. Melissa knit Zephyr Cove out of Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in Leaf and Leopard. See Melissa’s photo page for info on how she adjusted the pattern
  4. Michelle knit Blooming Shawl out of Blue Moon Fiber Arts Marine Silk – Lace in Lover’s Leap
  5. Holly crocheted Happypotamus The Happy Hippo out of Wonderland Yarns Cheshire Cat in Caterpillar, Cherry Tarts, Mock Turtle, and Muchness
  6. Kristine knit Water for the Elephants out of The Loopy Ewe Solid Series in Charcoal and Zauberball Crazy Socks in (1702) Rich Jewels. Kristine added a Rhino in one of the socks
  7. Susan knit Daybreak out of Meadowcroft Dyeworks Rockshelter Socks in Rubbing Elbows and Wildness
  8. Karen knit Zigzagular Socks out of Tumbleweed Yarn Aurora Self-Striping in Confetti
  9. Caitlin knit Magine out of Fiberstory Fave in Aegean

What type of project are you working on for July? Is it for you or someone else?

~Sheri and the Loopy Elves

Hump Day Inspiration: Crazy Socks

We love socks and they have a special place in our heart considering when we started The Loopy Ewe, we only carried sock yarns. We’ve added a lot more in the years since. If you’ve been in the shop, you’ve seen our wall of 36 Single Socks! Shown below:

The Loopy Ewe Sock Wall

Crazy Sock Inspiration The Loopy Ewe

  1. Jeannie knit Sock with Shaped Heel out of Dream in Color Smooshy in Black Parade and sKNITches Syncopation SK-S Loopy’s Red Socks
  2. Glenda knit Isla Buena Socks out of Loopy Cakes in Cheers!, The Loopy Ewe Solid Series in 73-1 Maroon, 61-26 Tangerine, and 07-35 Tan
  3. Susan knit 14 Sock Designs out of Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Pheasant and Graphite
  4. Maya knit Sideswipe out of Biscotte & Cie Felix in Arc-en-ciel
  5. Carrie knit Mosaic Socks out of Zauberball Crazy Socks in (1564) Rainbow and The Loopy Ewe Solid Series in Dove
  6. Stacia knit Hermoine’s Everyday Socks out of The Loopy Ewe Loopy Legends in Nancy’s Operaktaz Importance of Being Earnest
  7. Victoria knit Mystik Spiral Socks out of Fibernymph Self Striping in Octopus Garden
  8. Rebecca knit House Targaryen Socks out of String Theory Colorworks in Strontium 90
  9. Deborah knit Flying Geese out of The Loopy Ewe Solid Series in 85-17 Grape, 84-81 Orchid, 02-41 Black, 25-22 Sunshine Yellow, and 52-67 Teal

What’s your favorite crazy sock you’ve seen? Share them with us below! We may need to add them to our queue 🙂

~ The Loopy Elves

Hump Day Inspiration: Orange and Yellow

It’s been a little dreary in Colorado for a few days so we thought we needed to seen some bright colored projects! Remember, if you’re working on Loopy Academy, be sure to finish and upload your photos by May 31st! You can view completed projects here: Semester 1 (Mittens, Hat, Cowl) and Semester 2 (Slipped Stitches, Striping, Felting, and Extra Credit).

Orange and Yellow Inspiration

  1. Ursala knit a pair of socks out of Sweet Georgia Tough Love in Summer Dusk and The Loopy Ewe Solid Series in Orange
  2. Cherylann knit Seed Stitch Squares Baby Blanket out of Cascade 220 Superwash in Orange and Tangerine
  3. Robin knit Bryce Canyon Shawl out of Three Irish Girls Adorn Sock in Lucky Penny
  4. Tracey knit Hermione’s Everyday Socks out of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in Flames
  5. Virginia knit Wingspan out of Kauni Wool 8/2 Effektgarn in EU (130)
  6. Buffie knit Sarastro out of Swans Island Natural Colors Worsted in Bittersweet
  7. Susan knit Mr Greenjeans out of Shalimar Breathless DK in Mandarin
  8. Marion knit a pumpkin bowl out of Cascade 220 Blaze, Burnt Orange, and Orange Sherbet
  9. Nancy knit Ishbel out of Shalimar Breathless in Melba

What’s the weather like in your area? What colors are you working with today?

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