This week we are delighted to welcome back Skein Merino Cashmere Fingering! If you missed this gem the first time round, we are not surprised – it simply flew off the shelves and then off the needles to create gorgeous knits. With a kaleidoscope of 41 colours to choose, ranging from blush soft shades to blended marbled tones, we are so glad that this beautiful yarn has found a home again on the shelves at Loop.

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There is nothing more exciting that the arrival of a new yarn, and we knew we would not be disappointed with The Uncommon Thread’s Lush Worsted. Regular readers and patrons of Loop will know our love for Ce Persiano’s quality yarns with intense shades, and new yarn Lush Worsted lives up to the luxury that its name suggests. The richness of the shades, the sumptuous softness of the fibre and the plush texture of the finished knit creates a yarn which is quickly becoming a new favourite. This competition is now closed – Congradulation to our winner Anne Mackenzie! Make …

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Now for something completely different – new Koigu Merino Lace at Loop! We have always been head-over-heels for Koigu’s wonderfully unique colourways; Koigu’s Painter’s Palette Premium Merino (or KPPPM) has been a mainstay on our shelves for years. It’s not hard to see why! The short colour repeats in the variegated skeins, or the delightful speckles, make for some very fun knitting indeed. The Babette Blanket Juju crocheted using some of Koigu’s wonderful colourways is a Loop classic. So when Koigu announced they were coming out with a laceweight, we couldn’t resist!

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