We know it’s still over a month until Christmas but, as knitters, we’re inherently inclined to plan ahead. A few years ago we compiled lists of what we would ask Father Christmas for if the elves made yarn and haberdashery and we thought it would be fun to do it again! We think it might be useful when you’re compiling your own wishlists, or if you’re thinking about shopping for a knit or crochet inclined friend. We also mentioned a few years ago that you can create an online wishlist from any shop using the Amazon Universal Wishlist Button. That …

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Today’s wishlist belongs to Meghan; frequent Loop model, book lover and romantic knitter: Sophie Digard necklace Juno Sock in potpourri, to make the divine, Damask. (She’d happily have every colour of Juno Sock, if Santa were feeling extraordinarily generous!) Old Maiden Aunt in Gothic and Strange Rock n’ Rollers to make the Crow Waltz Shawl. Prairie by Madelinetosh in Isadora to make the Featherweight cardigan.

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Continuing with our staff wishlists for Santa,  Rebecca, who likes to bake, read, and dream of a farm filled with animals, wishes for: 6 skeins of Malabrigo Worsted Weight in Forest to make… The Old Mill Hoodie by Cecily Glowik MacDonald. (What a good idea! I think I might add this pattern to my Christmas wishlist too.) 2 skeins of Malabrigo Lace in (Loop favourite) Frank Ochre to make Miss Lambert’s shawl from Victorian Lace Today by Jane Sowersby. Rebecca, like many of us, loves the Hikaru Noguchi shawls and has asked Santa for a Snowflake and Stripe one in …

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