Here at Loop we are proud to bring you beautiful artisan yarns and to see them created into everything from stunning shawls to tiny booties. So it only seems fitting that your tools match the quality and uniqueness of the skeins you choose. For crochet, we have something extra special to show you… Furls are exquisite crochet hooks, lovingly handcrafted in a small studio in Austin, Texas. ¬†Founder and President, Harrison Richards, formed his company with the concept of creating a hook that complements the love and dedication that crafters put into each item they create. Ergonomically shaped and ethically …

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We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to babies these days at Loop – there are so many adorable patterns and other bits and bobs perfect for the wee ones in our lives! From sweet cardis to dapper pullovers, precious toys to darling buttons, there’s so much to indulge both new parents and little people alike. Take for instance our very own Mignon pattern, pictured above. Knit in less than 100 g of DK weight yarn it’s the perfect pattern for a special hand-dyed (and machine washable!) skein like The Uncommon Thread BFL Sport/DK or a lovely Cashmere Merino Silk …

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Today we’re excited to show you two new but very different products now in stock at Loop – the gorgeous new shawls from French designer Sophie Digard and an amazing knitwear ‘de-piller’ called the Lilly Brush! First up we’re showing off these stunning crocheted and embroidered shawls. Perfect for throwing over your shoulders on a cool summer evening, the needlework is extraordinary – even mind-boggling. Above Emma’s modelling a crocheted stole in merino with velvety buds appearing in each flower motif. All the shawls are handmade using tiny threads in different colours blended together to make completely unique, wearable works …

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