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Loop & Weft Twill Face Crewneck – Navy

The Loop & Weft Twill Face Crewneck is made from a substantial but super-soft bespoke fabric developed especially for the brand. Inspired by a vintage Swedish Army-issue garment, it is manufactured in Wakayama, Japan, using vintage Union Special machines.

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About the Loop & Weft Twill Face Crewneck

The Loop & Weft Twill Face Crewneck is constructed from a bespoke Twill Face cotton developed especially for Loop & Weft’s AW20 collection. The fabric was designed to reimagine a classic denim weave into a cloth that is strong, substantial but soft enough to be worn as a t-shirt. This manufacturing process takes place at carefully selected workshops in Wakayama, Japan, by shokunin, or artisans, who are masters of their craft. To contrast with the custom cloth, the piece is sewn on vintage Union Special 36200 machines with four-needle flat seam construction. These machines are increasingly rare and many were imported from the USA during the early part of the 20th century.

The pattern is inspired by vintage Swedish Army Undershirts, with a standard, slightly slim fit and the garment’s set-in sleeve and yoke result in exceptional comfort. Flexible enough to be worn on its own or layered under a shirt or jacket as part of a setup for cold weather, it will quickly become your favourite go-to pieces of knitwear.

Key features

  • Constructed from a bespoke Twill Face cotton
  • Four-needle Flat Seam construction
  • Sewn using vintage Union Special machines
  • Based on the Swedish Military-issue undershirt
  • Standard, slightly slim fit
  • Super-soft and exceptionally comfortable
  • Made in Wakayama, Japan

The Loop & Weft Twill Face Crewneck is a regular, slightly slim fit. The get the best fit, use the sizing table below to compare it to a top you already own that fits well. If you have any questions you can contact us at [email protected].

Size Chest Back Shoulder Sleeve
Small 18" 25.5" Raglan 28"
Medium 19.75" 26" Raglan 30"
Large 20.25" 27.5" Raglan 31.5"
XL 21" 28.5" Raglan 32.5"


Loop & Weft was founded in 2011 by Ryota Seguchi, who had spent the previous decade working in the denim industry for one of Japan’s leading denim manufacturers. Ryota’s goal was to produce honestly-crafted pieces made from the best materials to the very highest standards.

The brand is based in Yamanashi Prefecture, a location in the shadow of Mount Fuji that is known for its natural beauty and for being an inspiring artistic setting for creative people. The area also has a historically significant garment manufacturing industry that is particularly known for cut-and-sewn cotton clothing. Loop & Weft aim to continue these strong traditions and contribute to the history of the area by creating beautiful, life-long lasting pieces that will fast become the prized possessions of their owners.


The garment has been rinsed so expect no further shrinkage. When necessary, wash by hand or on a gentle 30-degree cycle.

Delivery & Returns

We want shopping with Those That Know to be easy. To make sure you’re completely satisfied with your experience with us we have a simple Shipping & Returns process.


We use Royal Mail Tracked 48 and International Tracked to send our orders in most cases. The shipping cost is calculated based on your location and the weight of your order. You can find out more about shipping costs on our shipping page. The average shipping times are:

  • UK – Delivery in 48 hours
  • Europe – Delivery in 3-5 working days
  • Rest of World – Delivery in 6-7 working days

We aim to ship all orders within 24 hours of receipt or on the next working day. Once your order has shipped, you will receive a tracking reference to your email address.


We’re happy to accept returns or exchanges of orders in new and unworn condition with original packaging within 14 days of receipt. To return your order, please contact us first at [email protected].

Unless we have made a mistake with your order, we cannot accept returns of socks, magazines or books.

For more information about returns, see our returns page.