This week we are so happy to announce our newest pattern at Loop – the Silvestre Mitts, designed by Skeindeer for Loop. The word ‘Silvestre’ is old Latin for ‘woodlands’. These luxurious mitts are knitted in Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift, which is a lovely pure Shetland wool, with a 2ply spin. This is a favourite yarn of Eli, the lovely lady behind Skeindeer. This pattern is wonderful as it is for fingerless mitts or full mittens and from child to adult extra large sizes. Something for everyone! And we have made beautiful kits for you and are giving two away this …

Silvestre Mitts – a beautiful new Loop pattern and a giveaway! Read more »

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Here at Loop our winter window is sparkling and the Christmas music is playing — the holiday season is upon us! This week is the beginning of our seasonal roundups, and today we’ve put together some ideas for luxurious gift-giving, from ready-to-make kits and indulgent yarn to handcrafted gems made by skilled artisans. So without further adieu, let’s get started!

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Many of you will remember the Toy Competition we hosted last January. This week we are very pleased to present our winner: Lopsy Rabbit! With big, floppy ears and an oversized pom-pom tail, Lopsy melts all our hearts. Available exclusively as a kit, we’ve bundled together all the yarn you’ll need plus the pattern, ready for you to make a Lopsy in your choice of two colourways. We chatted with the designer, Thandi Pritchard, about how Lopsy came to be and what she likes to make this time of year — be sure to read to the end to find out how you …

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