We love Madelinetosh yarns at Loop! We started out by carrying just her sock yarns but we loved them so much we started to add others to the collection. Her hand dyed yarn are rich semi-solids in vintage looking colours.  We recently added her aran weight Vintage yarn and her lace weight Prairie yarn. Now her luxury sock yarn, Pashmina has arrived at Loop. It is a 75% merino, 15% silk, and 10% cashmere blend which is softer than her regular sock weight with a subtle silk sheen. Really beautiful! It came in to the store and went out again …

Whiff of Pashmina Read more »

Tagged with: , ,

We are delighted to announce that we now carry over 100 colours of Jamieson’s of Shetland, Spindrift yarn. We even bought as special case to showcase each of the colours! Spindrift is a 2-ply yarn that knits up like 4-ply. It  is traditionally used for FairIsle knitting. The colour range allows immense potential to play with colour, while the texture of the yarn makes it easy to work up colour patterns. It is spun and dyed in the Shetland Isles from 100% pure Shetland Wool. While many of you may be used to buying Shetland wool by mail, we thought …

Spindrift has arrived Read more »

Tagged with: , , ,