This week on the blog, we celebrate the release of our most popular pattern from Juju’s Loops ~ Brown Eyed Susan and share some Uncommon Thread love with a prize giveaway. We have a Pom Pom trunk show in store and some more Edinburgh Yarn Festival news to share.

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Whimsical, thoughtful and charming, Julie Arkell’s work gives us a moment to reflect on the magic of making. After the success of her exhibition ‘Away’ at Ruthin Craft Centre last year, we’ve just had whole flock of Julie’s creatures come to visit. Carefully handmade from papier mâché with homely knitted outfits and embroidered details, each has their own personality and story.

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You know we love Koigu yarns at Loop! We featured them in our Babette blanket and we have lots of store samples knit in Koigu. Including this sock yarn baby sweater which walked out of the shop, but we loved it so much, we reknit the sample. Well, Koigu love us too and they’re coming to visit! The creative team of  Taiu Landra and Richard Devrieze are coming to preview their book, “Knit from a Painter’s Palette” and show the finished knits at Loop on Tuesday the 5th of October between 5-6:30. Please come along for cake, tea and chat …

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