Designer Pick! Light and Lofty: a fashion term that describes a fuller yarn that has been knitted with a semi-open stitch, so the effect is chunky but the light weight is wearable. This hand-knit sweater has several gauges to create interest and texture: use the zoom arrow to see the front cabled panel and then the attached vertical and raised stitches. The entire sweater is hand-knit and slightly oversized. Maxstudio.