Christmas Gift Wrapping and Gift Ideas

Gift, wrapping and decorating ideas for Christmas. Including presents under £25 and how-to make a parcel pocket trimmed with beautiful ribbon.

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Beautiful Crochet Floral Necklace – A Free Pattern For You!

Floral Crochet Necklace from Loop London

We have a new, free crochet pattern to share with our followers. These beautiful crochet flowers are delicate, detailed and fun to make.  They’re the perfect summer accessory, either as a stand-alone piece or several layered together!

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Easter Treats from Loop – and a Free Pattern!

Sophie Digard embroidered flower necklace and Catherine Tough knitted Lavender cushions at Loop London

Hippity Hop! Guess who’s coming? Easter is just around the corner, so we’ve rounded up a selection of our favourite Easter inspired treats, including a free crochet pattern for you! Yes, we sell speckled yarns, that look like Easter eggs… but

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Hello 21 Color Hat Kit!

We’re so thrilled the perfect Knit Kit On A String – 21 Color Hat Kit has arrived from Blue Sky Fibres – we’ve been looking forward to having this at Loop since the moment we saw it. It’s the most perfect gift

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Mother’s Day Treats

Time to treat our Mums and those lovely people in our life who are always there for us. What do you mean you forgot it was Mother’s Day this Sunday? If you haven’t found anything yet, then don’t panic, we’ve got

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A Year in Books

Feel inspired with our top picks from the Loop bookshelves this year. Time to find that perfect volume for your friend (and tell Father Christmas that you need a copy too!) (Books Top – Bottom/  Shawl Book One / Away / Loop’s 10 /

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A Last-Minute Christmas Cowl

With just four more sleeps until Christmas, you might think your gift-knitting ship has sailed. But with the help of the newly arrived Malabrigo Mecha, we did a little experiment and discovered that this Chunky Seeded Cowl can save the

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The Finest of Threads

The Christmas season is in full frenzy now, with just under two weeks until the biggest gift giving day of the year. It can be easy to be swept away in it all, but two new arrivals at Loop have

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Christmas Wishlists!

We know it’s still over a month until Christmas but, as knitters, we’re inherently inclined to plan ahead. A few years ago we compiled lists of what we would ask Father Christmas for if the elves made yarn and haberdashery

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Knits for Men

Gift knitting time is upon us (for those of us organised enough to be thinking ahead!), and there may be a man or two in your life who’s been hinting that he’d like a hand-knitted scarf or sweater. Or, hey,

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Knits & Gifts for Little Ones

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

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Figure of Eight Cast On

Finally we are getting a bit of nice, light, summer knitting weather! Yeah! Later in this post, we have a tutorial for the figure of eight cast-on, mentioned in other tutorials (and here) and a new way of striping those toe-up afterthought

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