We know it’s still over a month until Christmas but, as knitters, we’re inherently inclined to plan ahead. A few years ago we compiled lists of what we would ask Father Christmas for if the elves made yarn and haberdashery …

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We’re doing our best not to turn the heaters on in the shop this week, in spite of it getting very cold – what is knitwear for, after all? We’ve had delivery of some lovely things which have reminded us …

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Look what’s landed at Loop this week, just in time for the cold weather. It’s the beautiful, rustic and warm Heirloom from Fancy Tiger Crafts. Raised, milled and dyed in the US, it’s a 100% Romney wool yarn.  Romney sheep …

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Yesterday was quite the dreary autumn day here in London, but happily the postman dropped off an unassuming box, which, when opened, revealed an amazing riot of colour that immediately brightened the shop. Freia yarns from Knitwhits are completely unique …

New Freia Handpaints Yarn at Loop! Read More »

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Today we’re very excited to bring you both the chance to win a ticket to the upcoming Knitting & Stitching Show in London (details below) and a new free pattern using our beloved Misti Alpaca Chunky! It’s not hard to fall in …

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We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to babies these days at Loop – there are so many adorable patterns and other bits and bobs perfect for the wee ones in our lives! From sweet cardis to dapper pullovers, precious …

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We had some cooler weather this week in London and felt the first tingles of autumn creeping in. Or was it just wishful thinking? The warmer yarns are starting to arrive at the shop and it got us thinking about …

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Today we bring you the latest lovely pattern from Loop! Juju has designed yet another stunner – and in true Juju form it’s as clever as it is beautiful. Knit side to side, it’s a crescent shaped, garter stitch shawl with …

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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 …

Loop’s Favourite Cowls! Read More »

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We do love a bit of crochet at Loop, particularly when the weather warms up. Crochet is perfect for when you want a a quick little project that you can whisk away on holiday, or stuff in your bag for …

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Have you heard of Skein? We had it at Loop last year, but if you blinked, you missed it because it veritably flew off the shelves! We now have a new base yarn in – a seriously luxurious 50% merino/50% …

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If you’re a regular Ravelry user, by now you’ve probably seen on of the many lovely patterns by design duo Tin Can Knits. We’ve had their book, 9 Months of Knitting, in the shop for a while, and we recently …

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