Dropped stitches – not the most exciting or satisfying part of knitting, but a somewhat inevitable annoyance we have all had to battle with at some point. Do you find yourself debating with agony whether to frog back and rescue lost stitch, or do you fudge and fiddle with it to hide the mistake? Well, worry no more as we have a fabulous little tool that will solve all these problems – the Fix-a-Stitch! Plus, we have one of each size to give away! Read to the end of the post to find out how to enter our competition on …

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Here at Loop we are proud to bring you beautiful artisan yarns and to see them created into everything from stunning shawls to tiny booties. So it only seems fitting that your tools match the quality and uniqueness of the skeins you choose. For crochet, we have something extra special to show you… Furls are exquisite crochet hooks, lovingly handcrafted in a small studio in Austin, Texas. ¬†Founder and President, Harrison Richards, formed his company with the concept of creating a hook that complements the love and dedication that crafters put into each item they create. Ergonomically shaped and ethically …

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We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to babies these days at Loop – there are so many adorable patterns and other bits and bobs perfect for the wee ones in our lives! From sweet cardis to dapper pullovers, precious toys to darling buttons, there’s so much to indulge both new parents and little people alike. Take for instance our very own Mignon pattern, pictured above. Knit in less than 100 g of DK weight yarn it’s the perfect pattern for a special hand-dyed (and machine washable!) skein like The Uncommon Thread BFL Sport/DK or a lovely Cashmere Merino Silk …

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