Happy New Year! We hope you’ve all had happy holidays and are looking forward to a new year of yarns, patterns and lots of quality knitting time! For 2016 we thought we’d begin with one of our highlights from last year. To …

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The wait is nearly over! The custom colours are filling up the shelves in the shop and already finding new homes, so now we’re just counting down the days until our anniversary publication Loop’s 10 arrives. It’s your last chance to take …

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We’ve loved bringing you the stories behind the yarns and the patterns that have come together to make our anniversary book Loop’s 10. As the release date is on the horizon (early September!) we have a few interviews with key creatives who brought it all together. This …

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The final design we have to reveal from Loop’s 10 is the Rosemaling Mitts by Tif Fussell (also known as Dottie Angel). These classic hand warmers are a blank canvas for Tif’s signature ‘woolly tattoo’- pretty floral embroidery that she has …

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One of the final dyers who have contributed to our anniversary book is Koigu. Their one-of-a-kind colour ways are hand painted, capturing a little bit of magic and creativity in each speckle of dye. Now we have not one, but two …

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When we planned our collaborations for the new book, we knew merging the adventurous and kaleidoscopic stitches of Stephen West with the rich colours of Madelinetosh would result in something remarkable. Plus, we have a bonus custom colour in this design: ‘Ghost’ …

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All the contributors to our book have a significant connection to Loop and our next two interviewees are extra special as they were both once staff at the shop! Part of a legendary team of Loopettes, we chat to Claire Montgomerie and …

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Each week on the blog this summer we have been revealing a little more about our anniversary book. There are a whole host of amazing contributors that have worked with us making a beautiful collection of yarns and patterns that celebrate ten years of Loop! This post, we’re …

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Two wonderful creatives, both based in Scotland, are the focus for this anniversary post. Our tenth anniversary book (due for release in September) will include the work of talented knitting designer Ysolda Teague and feature the most beautiful blue, created by Lilith of Old Maiden …

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Quince & Co. capture the simple beauty of wool with a modern and fresh aesthetic. From their carefully sourced yarns to their comfortable and classic designs, we knew they’d fit right in at Loop. We’ve proudly been the European flag ship …

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Next in our series of posts about our 10th Anniversary book is a chat with Kristi of Shalimar and designer Donna Higgins. This project in the book is a cute baby – 4 years cardigan, using the gorgeous Shalimar Breathless which is a blend of …

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Another few clues from Loop’s upcoming 10th Anniversary book! This post we are finding out more from Paulina Popiolek, shawl designer extraordinaire and Shilasdair, yarn of the finest blend complimented with gorgeous natural dyes.

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