Double Dutch – A Collaboration

You may have seen this beautiful crochet blanket around our London shop, or when it was quietly released on Ravelry a few months ago. Like most handmade things, this pattern has a long and lovely history, and we thought it

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Shetland Trader and Simmer Dim

Simmer Dim Shawl with The Shetland Trader book

This new pattern book by Gudrun Johnston, “The Shetland Trader” is a favourite at Loop. It has so many patterns that we want to knit. Most of us have our eye on more than one. I adore the lace cardi

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Pretty Shawls

Okay we got a bit excited about the Kozmos and Pearl combo, and knit up a shawl.  Susan adapted the Lala Scarf, from Greetings from Knit Cafe, into a shawl, by making it a little longer. She needed just under

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Pearl + Kozmos = Gorgeous

Back in the autumn we got a few skeins of Alchemy Kozmos. We didn’t get that many, because they were pricey, and we weren’t sure how well they would do. But they got snapped up pretty quickly, so we ordered

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The Juno Pearl Has Arrived!

And it’s amazing! The colours are good enough to eat. I’ve seen a swatch knit up, and it is really cosy. I want to make a sweater in this colour… Something with a little texture… or lace. Perhaps Peasy… What

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Custom Juno Colours

As I’ve mentioned before, we are building our range of UK independent-dyer yarns at Loop. We started carrying Juno Fibre’s Alice Lace weight yarn after meeting the dyer at Knit Nation, last summer. We loved the yarn so much, we

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Indie Yarns ~Juno and Skein Queen ~ Just In

Two balls of Skein Queen's Blush balance on our shop sample shawl.

We, at Loop, endeavour to bring you the best British Independent dyers’ yarns! Two New beauties have just arrived in our shop ~ Juno and Skein Queen. In the picture above we have¬† Blush by Skein Queen, knit up in

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