Madelinetosh sock in William Morris and Trodden

  Madelinetosh sock in William Morris and Trodden Sympathy for Norway Firstly we’d like to extend our Sympathy and good thoughts to everyone in Norway following the terrible events last Friday.  We have customers, friends, relatives and staff from Norway and we are thinking of all of you. Knit Nation Knit Nation was wild! Thanks to everyone that came and queued so patiently on the Friday night…we heard people waited for up to 40 minutes to pay. Our best sellers included Wollmeise (of course, you guys just can’t get enough), all our  Madeline Tosh yarns (fantastic new colours!), Viola (our …

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The exciting news  of the week is Knit Nation.   We have lots to get ready so we  will be closing at 6pm on Thursday and there will be no knit night this week.  On Friday the 15th, the shop will close early at 4:30, so that we can set up our stand. We will however, be opening the shop on Saturday and Sunday as usual. We will carry Wollmeise on our stand this year as well as many other special treats that we have been waiting to launch at Knit Nation. Above, is the shop sample of the Chianti …

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This new pattern book by Gudrun Johnston, “The Shetland Trader” is a favourite at Loop. It has so many patterns that we want to knit. Most of us have our eye on more than one. I adore the lace cardi on the front, and would love to see it done in Madelinetosh Prairie, if it can make gauge. I must swatch! (BTW, if you haven’t seen the amazing new colours of Madelinetosh yarns that we got in stock at the beginning of June, you must check them out!) Another pattern by the Shetland Trader (not in the book) is the …

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