We are welcoming warmer days at Loop and that means some summer projects (and also yarns!) to suit the season. When the new Wildflower from Knit Collage arrived we knew it would be perfect for a quick and light project, so without further ado we introduce our latest free pattern – the Wildflower Headband. Plus we are giving one lucky winner the chance to win a skein of the beautiful Knit Collage yarn that is used in this pattern! Read to the end of the post to find out how to enter! (This competition is now closed, Hurrah for Sue …

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When the weather warms up, we love turning to smaller projects we can take on the go, like our Afterthought Heel Socks from last week. Cowls are a great accessory to work on in summer too – they usually only take one or two skeins of yarn and you can build up a collection to give away as Christmas presents come winter! This week, we’ve decided to bring you our edit of cowl patterns to keep your needles happy all summer. First up is a cowl from one of our favourite designers, Alana Dakos. Her gorgeous new book Botanical Knits …

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  Here at Loop, we have long been fans of Knit Collage  – we were the very first shop in the world to place an order for their yarns! Knit Collage is owned and run by the lovely Amy Small who designs these happy, cheerful yarns that are unlike any other. Amy teaches women who come from disadvantaged backgrounds in the Punjab region of India to spin beautiful fibres that incorporate tiny crocheted flowers, ribbons and other lovely trims into the yarns. Every single skein of yarn is completely unique! Amy designs each and every yarn and colourway herself – …

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