Today we’re excited to show you two new but very different products now in stock at Loop – the gorgeous new shawls from French designer Sophie Digard and an amazing knitwear ‘de-piller’ called the Lilly Brush! First up we’re showing off these stunning crocheted and embroidered shawls. Perfect for throwing over your shoulders on a cool summer evening, the needlework is extraordinary – even mind-boggling. Above Emma’s modelling a crocheted stole in merino with velvety buds appearing in each flower motif. All the shawls are handmade using tiny threads in different colours blended together to make completely unique, wearable works …

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The vintage aesthetic has made a comeback in recent years and at Loop we can’t get enough! Our shop is nestled in beautiful Camden Passage, in amongst antiques dealers and vintage clothing boutiques, and Loop is no exception to the rows of vendors selling vintage goods. We scour flea markets around the world to find some wonderful and unique vintage items for you, your home or for a great gift! We have stunning antique buttons…   Bakelite yarn holders and knitting needles from the 1940s and 50s…   And of course, lots of vintage inspired items too – like books …

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Spring is fast approaching and what better way to get in the mood than with some stunning Mulberry silk? This gorgeous 100% silk DK yarn from Louisa Harding comes in 15 jewel-like colours and is perfect for projects you’ll want to wear when the weather finally warms up. Equally stunning in stocking stitch or lace, you’ll enjoy making every shimmery, smooth stitch whatever project you choose! Here we’ve chosen to do a swatch (in colour 36 Golden) of our free pattern, the Beginners Lace Shawl – absolute luxury knitting on some rosewood needles (try our short ones for swatching and …

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