Two wonderful creatives, both based in Scotland, are the focus for this anniversary post. Our tenth anniversary book (due for release in September) will include the work of talented knitting designer Ysolda Teague and feature the most beautiful blue, created by Lilith of Old Maiden …

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  Inspiring knits and beautiful photography, yet again we are falling for the latest pattern books! Two esteemed designers, Gudrun Johnston and Kate Davies offer us their newest designs in The Shetland Trader Book Two and Yokes.

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We journeyed north last week, introducing you to the best Scandinavia has to offer at Loop. Today we’re staying north, but a little closer to home – Scotland! Loop is full of beautiful yarn, patterns and gifts from this textile …

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Lilith at Old Maiden Aunt has dyed up some wonderful new yarn colours for us. There are eight new colours in all, including two very wearable yellows (something we have been short on, until recently). This is one of my …

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These are the much loved Ysolda Teague, Veyla mitts from Whimsical Little Knits Two. They are a great way to use-up left-over yarn, as they only take between 10-20g of yarn to complete. I made this pair before Christmas with …

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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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Ahhhh!… Well, we have finally recovered from the fabulous KnitNation- what can we say but that it was the most perfect fair we have done!  The size was just right, the teachers and classes on offer were amazing (I even …

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Loop loves yarn from all over the world but it is a particular joy to carry special yarn from our native isles.  Over the next few months we’ll be getting more UK yarns into the shop. But right now we’d …

The Crow Waltz Shawl with Old Maiden Aunt Read More »

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