Thursday nights are now Knit Nights at Loop! From 5:30-7:30 we will be hosting a knit lounge on the upper floor. Bring your knitting and join us for cake, cookies, tea, conversation and knitting! It’s free, with no need to book, just drop in. (Cake and cookies on sale for a reasonable price). We will also be open for shopping on this evening, until 7:30. Bambi will be joining us for knit nights (and on sale too, but don’t tell him, he thinks he’s one of us).

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Loop loves yarn from all over the world but it is a particular joy to carry special yarn from our native isles.  Over the next few months we’ll be getting more UK yarns into the shop. But right now we’d like to introduce you to one of our new favourites: Old Maiden Aunt. Old Maiden Aunt yarns are dyed by Lilith in Scotland. We carry her DK weight alpaca/silk blend. These yarns are hand-painted with a very subtle blend of semi-solid colours. The alpaca/silk content means they drape beautifully and are very warm without being bulky.  The colour range isn’t …

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