Makers and Knitters – Julie Arkell and Stephen West at Loop

Whimsical, thoughtful and charming, Julie Arkell’s work gives us a moment to reflect on the magic of making. After the success of her exhibition ‘Away’ at Ruthin Craft Centre last year, we’ve just had whole flock of Julie’s creatures come

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Stephen West at Loop!

King of colour and specialist stitch master Stephen West is coming to Loop in May! Stephen will teach two classes on the 9th and 10th May – Knit a Top-Down Shawl and Colour Play the WestKnits Way. We are also

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Stephen West Midgard

With his unabashed love of colour, dramatic styling and innovative techniques it’s hard to mistake the original designs of Stephen West. The latest in his series of West Knits books, the highly anticipated Midgard, is the result of a collaboration with

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New Autumn Class Schedule!

It is hot, hot, hot here in London, but like knitters do, we are thinking ahead to cooler weather, tucked up with our yarn and needles! This week we announced our Autumn class lineup, and there is so much for

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Westloop Shawl by Stephen West

This week we have a special treat for you! If you’re a regular Ravelry user, you will probably have seen that one of our favourite designers, Stephen West, has been hosting a ‘knit-along’ and releasing stunning patterns as part of

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Visits from VIP Knitters

We’ve got lots of Very Important Knitting People (VIKP, don’t you know?) visiting us soon. Of course, everyone who knits is important, (this goes without saying, no?) but we have some special knitting visitors coming from far and wide! Those

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Misti Sock ~ Semi-Solids

We’ve carried Peace Love Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock yarns for a while. They have great colour striping combinations. One of my favourite pairs of socks is knit in this yarn. It’s just a simple slip stitch pattern but it

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Some New Indie Published Knit Books

We have some new books in stock. The much awaited new Cookie A. book,  Knit. Sock. Love has arrived and it’s really lovely. She has published it herself but the quality is unsurpassed by any of the big name published

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