With Autumn around the corner (it already feels like Autumn here in London!), we’re bringing you a little round up of some yarns at a good price point for your new Autumn/Winter sweaters and cardigans. Buying enough yarn for a garment can often feel pricey, so we’ve put together this list with some great yarns, all natural fibres, that are well priced and loved by us at Loop! We also have plenty of pattern suggestions for fantastic ‘basics’, so keep reading to find out about those!
With just four more sleeps until Christmas, you might think your gift-knitting ship has sailed. But with the help of the newly arrived Malabrigo Mecha, we did a little experiment and discovered that this Chunky Seeded Cowl can save the day! Knit in just three evenings, you can have a super-cosy cowl and great gift by Christmas morning.
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 started stocking their single patterns and newer book, Pacific Knits. Emily, one half of the Tin Can team, has been kind enough to design Sweetness, which right now is available exclusively on the Loop blog – lucky us! It uses under 150 m each of two shades of Malabrigo Twist, one of our softest, squishiest yarns. (Shown here in Terron …