Last night at Loop we had the pleasure of welcoming Eline Oftedal, talented author of Knit Nordic, for a little show and tell. Accompanying her was a cameraman from the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation! We sure gave him a lot to take in as it was one of our busiest knit nights in a long time! We were so inspired by Eline, and the wonders of Scandinavian knitting in general, that we decided to devote today’s blog post to the quite large library of Scandinavian knitting resources at Loop, and some of our favourite Scandi yarns!

Gift knitting time is upon us (for those of us organised enough to be thinking ahead!), and there may be a man or two in your life who’s been hinting that he’d like a hand-knitted scarf or sweater. Or, hey, you may even be a man who knits! We know it can sometimes seem like there are more great new women’s patterns everyday, while men only get thrown a measly few patterns a year. This week we’re here to tell you there are some fabulous knitting patterns out there for men if you know where to look, as well as …

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Loop’s resident window dresser, Sophie, has brought a delightfully woolly theme to our display on Camden Passage this month – pom poms! We’re a little bit obsessed with these tiny spheres of sheepy goodness and it’s making us happy to see them strung up in our window now!┬áIn case you haven’t had a chance to pass by and have a look, or you live too far away to do so, we thought we’d share the lovely little bits and pieces featured in this cheery window now. First up, and very aptly timed, is the new issue of Pom Pom Quarterly! …

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