As promised a few posts ago, we have a treat for you lovely readers in the form of a free pattern by our talented technical editor and knitting friend Rachel Atkinson. Inspired by the emerging shoots of Spring these cabled hand warmers are ideal for those in-between weather days any time of the year. Spring Bloom Mitts take just one skein of The Uncommon Thread Lush Worsted to make the perfect one skein project!The cabled pattern emerges seamlessly from the ribbing into a pretty bobble detail. As Rachel explained, “I can resist everything but bobbled knitwear, and if I thought I could …

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Cooler days and nights drawing in have us reaching for cosy wools and comforting knits. What better time then to introduce you to our latest Loop pattern, Sous Sous.  Elegant, easy to wear and knit using the gorgeous Madelinetosh DK, we think it will become a staple part of your handknit winter wardrobe. We first fell in love with Norah’s structural designs and innovative constructions when we became the first yarn shop in Europe to stock Berroco yarns. We are proud to have championed her pattern booklets  and now, after her nine years as creative director at Berroco, we are truly honoured that Loop can bring you her first independent …

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