We, at Loop, endeavour to bring you the best British Independent dyers’ yarns! Two New beauties have just arrived in our shop ~ Juno and Skein Queen. In the picture above we have  Blush by Skein Queen, knit up in Andrea’s Shawl by Through the Loops (one of our favourite patterns and designers). Blush is a beautiful  hand-dyed, 4 ply yarn in 80% merino and 20% cashmere. The 100 gram skeins provide about 393 metres. It knits up soft and squishy, perfect for a cosy shawl. The colours are soft and delicate with just a hint of variegation. We are …

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We are delighted to announce that we now carry over 100 colours of Jamieson’s of Shetland, Spindrift yarn. We even bought as special case to showcase each of the colours! Spindrift is a 2-ply yarn that knits up like 4-ply. It  is traditionally used for FairIsle knitting. The colour range allows immense potential to play with colour, while the texture of the yarn makes it easy to work up colour patterns. It is spun and dyed in the Shetland Isles from 100% pure Shetland Wool. While many of you may be used to buying Shetland wool by mail, we thought …

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The pattern above is supplied free by Misti and is available here. One of our most popular winter yarns has just arrived in new autumn colours! Misti Chunky is 100% Baby Alpaca, super soft and warm. It knits up fast, at 3.5 stitches to the inch, and makes a lovely lightweight but super warm fabric. It comes in solids and beautiful handpaints. The new seasons handpaints are already selling quickly. (The pictures will be loaded on our website later this week – but check out Swan Lake CP29 and Falstaff CP27 below.)

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