Cowgirlblues – Hand Dyed Delights!

We know you love the subtle variation and depth of colour hand dyed yarns give Рand so do we! New at Loop are some gorgeous hand dyed beauties from Cowgirlblues. We now have their plump double knitting and the delicate

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A Lovely New Lace

Now for something completely different – new Koigu Merino Lace at Loop! We have always been head-over-heels for Koigu’s wonderfully unique colourways; Koigu’s Painter’s Palette Premium Merino (or KPPPM) has been a mainstay on our shelves for years. It’s not

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Seriously Squoosh-able Yarn

We told you a couple of weeks ago to expect big things in 2014 – well, one of those big things has arrived! Say hello to Squoosh. Loop now stocks the completely delectable Merino Cashmere Lace from this indie dyer

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Top Tips for Blocking Your Knits!

I was recently reminded how confusing the issues around blocking finished knits can be. To wet block or steam? Use blocking wires or not? Iron, steam or leave to dry? Many people I come across also believe that the stated

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Shimmering Silk & a Fab Gadget

Spring is fast approaching and what better way to get in the mood than with some stunning Mulberry silk? This gorgeous 100% silk DK yarn from Louisa Harding comes in 15 jewel-like colours and is perfect for projects you’ll want

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Sweetness by Tin Can Knits – Free Pattern

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If you’re a regular Ravelry user, by now you’ve probably seen on of the many lovely patterns by design duo Tin Can Knits. We’ve had their book, 9 Months of Knitting, in the shop for a while, and we recently

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Pop Spots!

  A lot of you are already ‘popping’ but we thought we’d go ahead and share the fabulous¬†new pattern by Juju Vail for Loop here on the blog!

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Beginner’s Lace Shawl

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New to lace shawl knitting? For those of us already addicted, it seems hard to believe that there is anyone who hasn’t already knit one . (Oh okay, maybe not Sarah Lund, She’s too busy solving murders and wearing proper

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Lovely Linen

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After a long wait, we finally have some lovely spring weather. It seemed cruel to mention linen a week ago, when all we’d had was rain, rain, rain. But now I can say, “Look ladies, lovely linen!” (Who can resist

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Amazing New Books!

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We have so many new, exciting books coming into the shop at the moment! I’m very pleased that we have become a place where you can actually look at real books (as opposed to the internet). When Borders closed, there

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