You may have noticed the hints we’ve been dropping on Instagram and here on the blog too about our 10th Anniversary celebrations – we’re so excited to share what we have planned! The big reveal won’t be until September, but over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing exclusive sneak peeks from Loop’s new book. 

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As promised a few posts ago, we have a treat for you lovely readers in the form of a free pattern by our talented technical editor and knitting friend Rachel Atkinson. Inspired by the emerging shoots of Spring these cabled hand warmers are ideal for those in-between weather days any time of the year. Spring Bloom Mitts take just one skein of The Uncommon Thread Lush Worsted to make the perfect one skein project!The cabled pattern emerges seamlessly from the ribbing into a pretty bobble detail. As Rachel explained, “I can resist everything but bobbled knitwear, and if I thought I could …

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There is nothing more exciting that the arrival of a new yarn, and we knew we would not be disappointed with The Uncommon Thread’s Lush Worsted. Regular readers and patrons of Loop will know our love for Ce Persiano’s quality yarns with intense shades, and new yarn Lush Worsted lives up to the luxury that its name suggests. The richness of the shades, the sumptuous softness of the fibre and the plush texture of the finished knit creates a yarn which is quickly becoming a new favourite. This competition is now closed – Congradulation to our winner Anne Mackenzie! Make …

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