The 'Chilly' cardigan - this uses a dark green mohair and a pale grey cotton/linen, a great example of colour mixing with yarns!

This week we want to spend some time with the newest book from Helga Isager, ‘Stitches‘. The book launched (and sold out!) on our stand at EYF last weekend, and we are so thrilled to have hosted Helga Isager on our stand. We have been a stockist of Isager’s yarns for many years, and created our own designs using their yarns over the years including Oleander, Pinwheel Mitts and Blink. Loop now stocks two more of their yarns, Isager Tweed and Isager Bomulin – we have several staff members planning their summer projects for the Bomulin already!

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At Loop we try to balance your desire for new, exciting yarns with your need for reliable favourites. This can be tricky; our stock room is bursting, as we try to bring it all to you. Isager’s Spinni yarn has a foot in both camps. It’s new-to-us, but from a familiar stockist, Isager. We used to carry Isager Tvinni yarn, which was similar in weight, colour and composition, however Spinni is a single-ply that is new to our shop. We have long stocked our other beloved Isager yarns such as Highland Wool, Alpaca 1, Silk Mohair and Japansk Cotton. At one time we had Tvinni, in all its’ …

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