From one of Loop’s favourite designers, Shawl Book One is a selection of Kirsten Kapur’s greatest shawl designs. Many classics (and some of her all time favourites) feature in this collection of gorgeous to knit and wear wraps, neck warmers, stoles and scarves. We caught up with Kirsten to find out more…

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King of colour and specialist stitch master Stephen West is coming to Loop in May! Stephen will teach two classes on the 9th and 10th May – Knit a Top-Down Shawl and Colour Play the WestKnits Way. We are also hosting a trunk show of his patterns accompanied by a book signing which will take place on the Sunday 4 – 5pm and all are welcome to join!

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We know you love the subtle variation and depth of colour hand dyed yarns give – and so do we! New at Loop are some gorgeous hand dyed beauties from Cowgirlblues. We now have their plump double knitting and the delicate lace weight for your knitting delight. Cowgirlblues has inspired our Spring window display and some new knits too! We caught up with owner Bridget Henderson to find our more, plus make sure you read to the end of the post to find out how to enter our Cowgirlblues giveaway! This giveaway is now closed, but we’ll have lots more in the future!

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