These are the much loved Ysolda Teague, Veyla mitts from Whimsical Little Knits Two. They are a great way to use-up left-over yarn, as they only take between 10-20g of yarn to complete. I made this pair before Christmas with some left over Old Maiden Aunt yarn in Dreich colour. I used vintage crystal buttons to finish the cuff. They were so pretty. We just got a fresh delivery of Old Maiden Aunt Yarns and this batch is really lovely! I’ve seen Veyla made up successfully, in all sorts of yarns. I really admired a pair by one of our …

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We love Madelinetosh yarns at Loop! We started out by carrying just her sock yarns but we loved them so much we started to add others to the collection. Her hand dyed yarn are rich semi-solids in vintage looking colours.  We recently added her aran weight Vintage yarn and her lace weight Prairie yarn. Now her luxury sock yarn, Pashmina has arrived at Loop. It is a 75% merino, 15% silk, and 10% cashmere blend which is softer than her regular sock weight with a subtle silk sheen. Really beautiful! It came in to the store and went out again …

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wollmeise yarn and Cookie A's new book

We have some new books in stock. The much awaited new Cookie A. book,  Knit. Sock. Love has arrived and it’s really lovely. She has published it herself but the quality is unsurpassed by any of the big name published books. She’s used lots of test knitters, so the patterns should be error proof. Cookie herself will be at the shop on February 6th to sign copies of her book and show samples. Please come along, we will have cookies and friendly chat on hand. I’ll give you more details closer to the date. Stephen West’s new book, Westknits One …

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