Makers and Knitters – Julie Arkell and Stephen West at Loop

Whimsical, thoughtful and charming, Julie Arkell’s work gives us a moment to reflect on the magic of making. After the success of her exhibition ‘Away’ at Ruthin Craft Centre last year, we’ve just had whole flock of Julie’s creatures come

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Scandi Knits!

Last night at Loop we had the pleasure of welcoming Eline Oftedal, talented author of Knit Nordic, for a little show and tell. Accompanying her was a cameraman from the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation! We sure gave him a lot to

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Visits from VIP Knitters

We’ve got lots of Very Important Knitting People (VIKP, don’t you know?) visiting us soon. Of course, everyone who knits is important, (this goes without saying, no?) but we have some special knitting visitors coming from far and wide! Those

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Kaffe, Brandon and Jared

  This week, it’s all about the boys at Loop. Jared Flood‘s amazing Loft and Shelter yarns finally arrived in stock. People have been phoning us for months, asking when we would get them in. We are the first store

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Autumn Workshops, Ysolda weekend and Cats!

We’veĀ  got some great classes and workshops coming up this Autumn. As well as our usual assortment of beginners, learners and advanced classes we have added specialist workshops focused on particular techniques and held by well know knitters. This weekend

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Best in Show: Cats

Knitters love cats! Just look at all the catavatars on Ravelry! They should be our natural enemies, due to the damage they inflict on our yarn, but we love em! The best selling authors of Best in Show: Dogs, Sally

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Book Launch for Jane Brocket’s Gentle Art of Knitting

Jane Brocket is coming to lauch her new book, The Gentle Art of Knitting, at Loop, on Saturday May 21st, fromĀ  2-4pm. Once again, we will have lovely cake and cookies, milk and juice for you all (I’ll see if

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Koigu Come to Loop

You know we love Koigu yarns at Loop! We featured them in our Babette blanket and we have lots of store samples knit in Koigu. Including this sock yarn baby sweater which walked out of the shop, but we loved

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Susan Crawford’s new book “Vintage Gifts to Knit”

We are delighted to announce that Susan Crawford has written another great book updating vintage knitting patterns. Her new book is called Vintage Gifts to Knit and includes a variety of super cute patterns for smaller items and the whole

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