Feel inspired with our top picks from the Loop bookshelves this year. Time to find that perfect volume for your friend (and tell Father Christmas that you need a copy too!) (Books Top – Bottom/  Shawl Book One / Away / Loop’s 10 / London Stitch and Knit / My Little Stories/ Farm To Needle / Colours of Shetland / Madder Anthology One / Home & Away/  Sequence Knitting) Squirrel available from Swoon Lounge.

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Litrík by Cirilia Rose

With his unabashed love of colour, dramatic styling and innovative techniques it’s hard to mistake the original designs of Stephen West. The latest in his series of West Knits books, the highly anticipated Midgard, is the result of a collaboration with fellow designer Cirilia Rose. Fancy a little peek at some of the patterns and finding out how you could win a copy? … Photographed in Reykjavik, Iceland by the multi-talented  Ysolda Teague (a name you probably recognise!), the setting echos this collection of beautiful and eclectic patterns. Esjan above is a statement shawl, with a bold lacy edging. Using aran weight yarn, …

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