Behind the scenes at Loopy Mango: Part 2

October 22, 2014

Last week we spoke with Waejong Kim and Anna Pulvermakher about building their amazing business LoopyMango. This week they share with us some tips for when you are next in New York and some insight into life at the mill in beautiful Massachusetts where the wool is spun into Big Loop yarn.

Anna you are based in SoHo, New York – for someone visiting your part of New York what are the must do’s? (cafés, shops, etc)

Taking a Staten Island Ferry – especially on a hot summer day - you get amazing views of Manhattan skyline, statue of Liberty, Ellis Island. And it runs every 30 min and is completely free.

For shopping I love Love Adorned, John Derian, Opening Ceremony, De Vera.

Neue Galerie and Cafe Sabarsky inside of the museum – the building is beautiful and the exhibitions as well as permanent collection are always great. It's conveniently located across the street from the Metropolitan Museum but it has a very intimate atmosphere compared to a big museum – which makes it perfect to enjoy art. Sometimes I like to bring my knitting with me and enjoy art while I knit.

Waejong you are based in Massachusetts where the Loopy Mango Mill is, what’s a normal day like for you?

I walk Loopy & Woolfie – our two German shepherds, then I look for Mango the orange cat who is always trying to hide and feed him. Then I go to to the mill and meet with our artisans, I work on new designs and patterns.

Thanks !


Also in News from the studio

A beginners embroidery adventure with ‘Zakka Embroidery' by Yumiko Higuchi

February 07, 2018

An adventure in hand embroidery with Zakka Embroidery' by Yumiko Higuchi. read on...

Zakka Embriodery by Yumiko Higuchi Book Review

Continue Reading

Let's talk thread: introducing Coats Button Craft Thread

April 09, 2017

When you're hand-sewing you want a thread that is strong but that also glides through your fabric with ease. Coats Button Craft thread, more formally known as 'Coats & Clark Dual Duty Plus' Button and Craft Thread is regarded as one of the very best for hand sewers. read on...Coats Button Craft Thread

Continue Reading

Do you need to make a toile when sewing?

April 02, 2017

A pattern review of the Tessuti Alice Top, and an adventure in Indigo dyeing. read on....A Tessuti Pattern review and trialing indigo dye

Continue Reading