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Lopi Léttlopi (Lite Lopi)

Lopi Léttlopi (Lite Lopi) is a classic worsted weight yarn great for Icelandic-style sweaters. The beautiful color selection makes Lopi Léttlopi perfect for fair isle work - from sweaters to mittens to pillows. It is great for felting as well.

Content:
100% Icelandic Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50/109yds
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1 on US 8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$5.49 skein Discountable
  • 1414 Violet Heather In Stock 36 skeins $5.49
  • 5 Black Heather In Stock 32 skeins $5.49
  • 51 White In Stock 23 skeins $5.49
  • 52 Black Sheep In Stock 28 skeins $5.49
  • 53 Acorn In Stock 16 skeins $5.49
  • 54 Ash In Stock 28 skeins $5.49
  • 56 Lt. Gray In Stock 32 skeins $5.49
  • 57 Gray In Stock 29 skeins $5.49
  • 58 Dark Gray In Stock 27 skeins $5.49
  • 59 Black In Stock 24 skeins $5.49
  • 85 Oatmeal In Stock 33 skeins $5.49
  • 86 Lt. Beige In Stock 14 skeins $5.49
  • 867 In Stock 33 skeins $5.49
  • 1401 In Stock 25 skeins $5.49
  • 1403 In Stock 31 skeins $5.49
  • 1406 Spring Green Heather In Stock 27 skeins $5.49
  • 1407 In Stock 16 skeins $5.49
  • 1409 In Stock 17 skeins $5.49
  • 1413 In Stock 20 skeins $5.49
  • 9414 Burnt Red In Stock 34 skeins $5.49
  • 9419 Ocean Blue In Stock 20 skeins $5.49
  • 9420 Navy Blue In Stock 28 skeins $5.49
  • 9422 Sage Green Heather In Stock 37 skeins $5.49
  • 9426 Golden Heather Backordered $5.49
  • 9427 Rust Heather In Stock 26 skeins $5.49
  • 9428 Rose Heather In Stock 18 skeins $5.49
  • 9429 Berry Heather In Stock 30 skeins $5.49
  • 9431 Brick Heather In Stock 18 skeins $5.49
  • 9432 Grape Heather In Stock 13 skeins $5.49
  • 9434 Crimson Red In Stock 23 skeins $5.49
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L�ttlopi (Lite Lopi)
 
4.4

(based on 68 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (53)
  • Knits quickly (36)
  • Dyed evenly (29)
  • Nice texture (29)
  • Hides mistakes (21)

Cons

  • Coarse (19)
  • Sheds (10)
  • Unravels (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (47)
  • Felting (22)
  • Hats (21)
  • Gloves (14)
  • Scarves (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (39), Artist (14), Parent (10), Collector (7), Novice (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (55), Yes (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love this traditional wool!

I bought this yarn for a Craftsy class "Top Down Icelandic Sweater". I wanted other colors than those offered for sale with the class. Webs offered plenty of colors. And when...Read complete review

I bought this yarn for a Craftsy class "Top Down Icelandic Sweater". I wanted other colors than those offered for sale with the class. Webs offered plenty of colors. And when buying the amount needed for the sweater it came along with a fantastic discount. I saved over $15.00! It was also shipped very quickly for free. I will be back for more and highly recommend this company. No regrets!

I thought I would have problems knitting with this highly textured wool. I didn't have any at all. Frogging out stitches to fix a row or two did take a little finessing, but it wasn't the hardest I have come across. One plus to the wool is that when my needles slipped out of about 15/20 stitches, it was really easy to pick them back up. They didn't run at all, they just sat there waiting for me to notice.

After washing and blocking, the sweater really softened up a lot. Don't get me wrong, you won't get this confused with Merino. It isn't that soft, but it doesn't feel like a relative to Brillo anymore. I have heard from others that each wash will continue to soften it up.

The colorwork with this yarn is really nice and even. I was very happy that it turned out as nice as it did. I am now on my second sweater and loving this yarn even more. It is also really easy to spit splice and so I have almost no yarn ends to weave in.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

My First Icelandic Sweater

I used this to make an Icelandic sweater. I liked that it is true Icelandic wool. There were some breaks in the wool and the join was not well done.

I used this to make an Icelandic sweater. I liked that it is true Icelandic wool. There were some breaks in the wool and the join was not well done.

Reviewed by 68 customers

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2.0

There were a lot of wood chips and splinters in this wool.

By Didi

from Long beach, ca

About Me Artist

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Breaks Easily
    • Coarse
    • Splinters
    • Uneven Thread Thickness

    Best Uses

      Comments about L�ttlopi (Lite Lopi):

      This thread is very unevenly spun and had wood chips and dirt stuck in it, so it either stabbed me or broke while I was working with it.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Perfect for Christmas stockings!

      By Nana Pat

      from NY

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about L�ttlopi (Lite Lopi):

          This is my goto choice for handmade Christmas stockings. My family really loves them.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Love Lopi and Lett-Lopi yarns

          By B2

          from Arizona

          About Me Enthusiast, Intermediate Knitter

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Beautiful Colors
          • Warm
          • Water Repellent

          Cons

          • Coarse
          • Must Be Work As Outerwear

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about L�ttlopi (Lite Lopi):

          see above

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          Beautiful wool!

          By Frankie

          from Seattle, Washington

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

          • Itchy

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about L�ttlopi (Lite Lopi):

          I am using this to knit an Icelandic sweater. The yarn is warm, cozy, and knits up beautifully! The colors are beautifully dyed and look fantastic together. It is a little itchy, but I am told that it will soften up after blocking.

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          5.0

          Yarn the way nature intended

          By Jennifer

          from Niskayuna, NY

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about L�ttlopi (Lite Lopi):

            Lovely product. I made my first Lite Lopi sweater in December. Bought more in February for a second sweater. I'm already working on plans for a third!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Like the results of my work and love the colors

            By emul

            from Fuquay-Varina, NC

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Sweaters

              Comments about L�ttlopi (Lite Lopi):

              I love the feel of the yarn and how it knits up. Also, I received my order within a couple days from placing it.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Lett Lopi for wonderful Icelandic sweaters

              By Granny frannie

              from Saratoga Springs NY

              About Me Enthusiast, Expert Knitter

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Hides Mistakes
              • Knits Quickly
              • Many Colors
              • Nice Texture

              Cons

              • Can Be Itchy To Wear
              • Variable Thread Can Break

              Best Uses

              • Felting
              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Icelandic Outdoor Sweater
              • Scarves
              • Socks
              • Sweaters

              Comments about L�ttlopi (Lite Lopi):

              Wonderful range of colors

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              2.0

              Quite scratchy

              By Knitting Kiwi

              from Washington, DC

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about L�ttlopi (Lite Lopi):

              This yarn was a lot more scratchy and coarse than I anticipated. I didn't buy it for a specific project, but thought I might make a hat or mittens. Maybe it will become less scratchy with washing, but I don't think I want to make a garment from it. Most likely will make a tea cosy or felting project.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Love this weight for mittens!

              By Cheryl

              from Seal Harbor, Maine

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Mittens

                Comments about L�ttlopi (Lite Lopi):

                This is the first time that I have purchased Lopi lite from Webs and as usual it was delivered timely and without any problems. Have ordered Opal which I love for socks, so I will keep coming back. Thank You.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Love this yarn!

                By Kath

                from St. Paul, MN

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Use This Yarn For Felting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Felting
                  • Hats
                  • Makes Great Slippers

                  Comments about L�ttlopi (Lite Lopi):

                  The Lopi (light) has the perfect texture for felting. I have made purses, slippers and hats using this yarn. It's wonderful!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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