With a distinctive palette of the most elegant shades, from rich jewel tones to soft semi solids, it’s easy to see why we love Eden Cottage Yarns! Loop stocks three different weights – the delicate and airy Theseus Lace, the silky soft Titus 4ply and the lustrous Bowland DK. We caught up Victoria Magnus, dyer and all round colour whiz, to find out more about Eden Cottage yarns – enjoy!

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A stunning new collection of shawl patterns from designer Melanie Berg arrived at Loop this week which have us reaching for our needles! We are also playing host to many of her samples, so as well as adorning our hooks and hangers we’ve been enjoying trying on these modern and wearable shawls. As her patterns say – ‘Be Inspired. Knit’  and we couldn’t agree more! For those of you who can’t pop in and see them too, we have the next best thing – a chat with the designer herself and the chance to win the pattern of your choice (be sure to read to …

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1000 Knitting Patterns and

We love holding classes at Loop – from guiding beginners through their first tentative stitches to revealing new skills to improve even the most experienced knitters techniques. We are also proud to have many talented designers visit from all over the world and very soon we are playing host to Kirsten Kapur. Teaching two classes, one on her classic pattern ‘Andrea’s Shawl’ and another on understanding Japanese stitch patterns, we were able to catch her for a quick chat to find out more.

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