More exciting treats are arriving at Loop as we stock up our shelves for winter. As well as making sure we have plenty of all your favourites, we have lots of new yarns to welcome too. Brand new in the case of Madelinetosh’s Home, which is their latest yarn for 2014. Made from superwash merino, this yarn is deliciously soft and, just like home should be, comforting and cozy too! Its loosely plied strands give a subtle texture and adds to the delightful ‘squish’ factor of the yarn.

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Falling leaves and blustery days means that the wearing and making of cosy knits can truly start! We’ve certainly started to feel the nip of Autumn air in London, so we’re excited for the new chunky yarns that are coming to Loop. First to arrive is the Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky. Much like our popular Ultra Alpaca Aran, this Chunky version is a mix of fine alpaca and Peruvian wool. While the alpaca makes a soft yarn with a slight halo, the wool gives it a little more structure than just pure alpaca. The two ply twist means a subtle texture to the knitted …

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Sometimes fashion likes to shout loud! (Okay, all of the time.) This winter it’s yelling about big, bulky knits, Yeti feet and hooded heads. We hear ya, we hear ya! We, at Loop, have taken up our giant needles to make this bulky cowl that you can wear many ways. There are no buttonholes (easy peasy), but the five horn toggles make it possible to button the cowl any way you want; up the front, round the side, or over the shoulder. Wear it as a cape, a shawl, a cowl or a hood. Warm, versatile, quick, easy and fashionable! …

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