Summer is finally in full swing here in London, and the heady smell of flowers and trees is in the air. No better time then, to introduce you to our newest pattern: Honeyblossom! Adorned with honeycomb-like cables at the yoke and beautiful pleated gathers at the back, it’s just the right thing to throw over a summer dress or jeans. We were lucky enough to have the lovely Japanese designer Yoko Hatta design Honeyblossom exclusively for Loop! Yoko has written over 20 knitting and crochet books and also regularly designs for Brooklyn Tweed, Vogue Knitting and Keitodeama – a …

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I’m having trouble taking pictures, quickly enough, of all our new yarns! Last week this Sarah Tweed from BC Garn came in. Squeals of happy-knitter delight all down Camden Passage. It’s made up of 50% mulberry silk (which takes dye colour beautifully), 10% silk nubs (natures own nupps), and 40% wool. It has a lovely texture, unlike any yarn I’ve seen before. I’m knitting a shawl from it, for my Loop book (more of that in a future post). When I’m finished the Loop book, I’m going to do some selfish knitting and I’m going to finally have a Layering …

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We are having a crazy time at Loop;  you may have noticed we keep changing the opening dates for our new shop. But, more about that later. First I’m going to show off my new Loop pattern ~ The Layering Shrug. [album: https://www.loopknitlounge.com/wp-content/plugins/dm-albums/dm-albums.php?currdir=/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/layering-shrug/] You can download the pdf for the Layering Shrug here. This shrug can be made in a wide variety of yarns. The pictures in the gallery show the shrug in  Jaipur silk fino and Allino, both from BC Garn.  I’m very keen to make one up in Madelinetosh sock, as well. You can bet I’ll be posting …

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