Now for something completely different – new Koigu Merino Lace at Loop! We have always been head-over-heels for Koigu’s wonderfully unique colourways; Koigu’s Painter’s Palette Premium Merino (or KPPPM) has been a mainstay on our shelves for years. It’s not hard to see why! The short colour repeats in the variegated skeins, or the delightful speckles, make for some very fun knitting indeed. The Babette Blanket Juju crocheted using some of Koigu’s wonderful colourways is a Loop classic. So when Koigu announced they were coming out with a laceweight, we couldn’t resist!

We told you a couple of weeks ago to expect big things in 2014 – well, one of those big things has arrived! Say hello to Squoosh. Loop now stocks the completely delectable Merino Cashmere Lace from this indie dyer and we’re pretty much over the moon about it. Cosy enough to keep your hands feeling comforted whilst knitting, but light enough to make a wrap or shawl that will take you through to spring, Squoosh is a heavy laceweight that’s seriously soft. It’s not called Squoosh for nothing – once you’ve picked up a skein, you won’t be able …

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The gift-knitting rush is over, and we’re back to the daily grind. It’s cold outside and we could use a little comfort. Sometimes, for knitters, comfort comes in the form of a gorgeously plush skein of thick-and-thin hand-dyed yarn. We can’t think of a better way to stave off the January blues than by working up a simple but beautiful, enormous, cosy scarf in one of the dreamy colourways of Colinette Point Five. In semi-solid or gently variegated hues, each stitch is a new colour experience, making the simplest garter stitch pattern an adventure.