We are having a crazy time at Loop;  you may have noticed we keep changing the opening dates for our new shop. But, more about that later. First I’m going to show off my new Loop pattern ~ The Layering Shrug. [album: https://www.loopknitlounge.com/wp-content/plugins/dm-albums/dm-albums.php?currdir=/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/layering-shrug/] You can download the pdf for the Layering Shrug here. This shrug can be made in a wide variety of yarns. The pictures in the gallery show the shrug in  Jaipur silk fino and Allino, both from BC Garn.  I’m very keen to make one up in Madelinetosh sock, as well. You can bet I’ll be posting …

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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 like to introduce you to one of our new favourites: Old Maiden Aunt. Old Maiden Aunt yarns are dyed by Lilith in Scotland. We carry her DK weight alpaca/silk blend. These yarns are hand-painted with a very subtle blend of semi-solid colours. The alpaca/silk content means they drape beautifully and are very warm without being bulky.  The colour range isn’t …

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