We are delighted to announce that Susan Crawford has written another great book updating vintage knitting patterns. Her new book is called Vintage Gifts to Knit and includes a variety of super cute patterns for smaller items and the whole family. Susan will be signing copies of her new book at our KnitNation stand on Friday the 30th and Saturday, July 31 at 3pm. The book isn’t available yet  but we’ve had a peak and we love it! Susan (Loop owner) is knitting a very cute hooded sweater from it, in Madelinetosh Sock‘s new colour, Isadora. Such vintage dreaminess!

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I  know many of you turn to the outdoors for the warmer months, but don’t forget your knitting while enjoying  the garden. Now is the perfect time to sit in a hammock and tackle a little lace knitting. [album: https://www.loopknitlounge.com/wp-content/plugins/dm-albums/dm-albums.php?currdir=/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/lace-knitting/] Probably our most popular yarn, at the moment, is Malabrigo Lace. We have over 35  luscious colours (with more to come) and the stock has recently been replenished.  It’s almost as soft as cashmere! I’ve knit two shawls in it recently. Above is the Triangular Summer Shawl from Nancy Bush’s  Knitted Lace of Estonian. This is one of my favourite …

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