Spruce Hat At Loop London

New Pattern ~ Spruce Hat

Last Spring we introduced you to our lovely Spruce Cardigan by Ella Austin. Now we’re launching the Spruce Hat using the same great motif! The hat is knit in BC Garn Semilla DK, a lighter weight yarn than the chunky Semilla Grosso, that the cardigan was knit in, but still 100% organic merino wool.

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Shetland by Marie Wallin at Loop London

Marie Wallin ~ Shetland Book Launch

Jamieson’s of Shetland is proud to introduce SHETLAND – a beautiful collection of modern Fair Isle by independent designer, Marie Wallin. The collection of 8 garments and 4 accessories knit in Spindrift, 100% Shetland, 4ply Wool, is a showcase for the wonderful colourwork that has become synonmous with Marie’s designs.

We are delighted that Marie will be joining us at Loop to showcase her designs and sign copies of her book on Saturday, October 14th, from 1:00 to 3:00.

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mYak Medium at Loop London

Another Baby Yak Beauty from Myak ~ Medium, a Worsted Weight

We love mYak yarns! We’ve raved about their ethical Tibetan/Italian production before, in previous posts. The baby yak wool is collected from scratching posts in Tibet, by nomadic herders and spun in Italy.

So far, we have shown you some of their stunning lace and fine yarns. Today we are promoting the baby yak medium (worsted) weight yarn. It shares the same, super soft, yet strong and hardy properties as the lace weights, but in an 18-20 stitch gauge.

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