We have all the Quince & co. yarns now that 4-ply Finch has arrived in the shop. We already carried their 4-ply Tern, but it has 25% silk and we fancied a bit of the plain stuff as well. Sometimes, what you want is a good basic wool yarn to show off your fancy stitch patterns. This is a versatile yarn that can do traditional or contemporary projects. It’s freezing in London at the moment. We’re all wearing fingerless gloves around the shop. My favourite pattern has to be Cedar Shake from Juju’s Loops. Well they would be, wouldn’t they. …

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Dye For Yarn in Smashed Blackberry

Dye for Yarn is a new indie yarn at Loop. We are the first shop to carry this fingering weight yarn, which is dyed in Germany, and made from 75% Merino Superwash and 25% Mulberry Silk. This is a new venture for us since it is the first time we are carrying a yarn in non-repeatable colours. Up until now, we have always insisted that dyers supply us with yarns colours that we can re-order. We all know that the yarn may be different from one dye-lot, to the next, but we have an idea of what to expect. However, …

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