This week we are delighted to welcome back Skein Merino Cashmere Fingering! If you missed this gem the first time round, we are not surprised – it simply flew off the shelves and then off the needles to create gorgeous knits. With a kaleidoscope of 41 colours to choose, ranging from blush soft shades to blended marbled tones, we are so glad that this beautiful yarn has found a home again on the shelves at Loop.

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Happy 2014 to all you lovely knitters and crocheters out there! We had such a lovely time over Christmas, helping you choose projects to give as gifts, helping your loved ones choose presents for you, and generally revelling in the cold weather and festive vibe. We’re not too sad the holidays are over because there is so much to look forward to at Loop in 2014. There are new yarns (!), wonderful workshops and lots of fun to be had this year, and we wanted to share some of that excitement with you. So here is a round-up of our favourite …

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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 a charming wavy border and i-cord edging worked all in one piece. It’s a feat of short-row engineering that’s perfect whether you’re a long time lover of short rows or brand new to the technique. It’s designed to work in either 4ply (fingering) or sportweight yarn – so there’s lots of options! The large version in blue is Shilasdair Luxury …

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