It’s finished!

Hunter has finished “THE SWEATER” and it is just as freakin’ amazing as we thought it would be (possibly more.) Here’s a close up of that tiger! For those who are new to the magic of Hunter and the sweater of amazingness, it’s knitted with Jamieson & Smith “2 Ply Jumperweight,” a tiger chart he …

Local Yarn Store Day!

Did you know that this Saturday, April 27th is Local Yarn Store Day? To celebrate, all bags will be 10% off! We have Knittypie bags, plus Della Q, Walker San Francisco, Offhand, Doreen Jensen custom bags, and everyone’s favourite canvas totes from Gleener too! If you purchase Rowan yarn, you will receive a free pattern! On …

Some Easter fun!

On Sunday, April 14th, Correna is going to teach a class making these fun little Easter egg hats. Bring a few grams (about 10) of fingering weight yarn, 3.5 mm (US 4) circular or straight needles, and a yarn needle to sew up your hat. We have lots of little pom poms for you! The …

More Tribbles!

We have more faux fur pom poms for hats or snuggling! We also have Rowan Denim Revive, and Cotton Cashmere… West Yorkshire Spinners Bo Peep DK in lots of colours! Annd lots of Sirdar Snuggly, Snuggly Spots, and Snuggly Baby Bamboo!  

Mitten Station Experimentation!

For mitten number 5, Annie thought she’d try a little experiment. When knitting her mini mittens, she used a 2.25 mm needle and Jamieson & Smith 2 ply Jumper Weight yarn, which is a fingering weight. This gave her a gauge of 34 stitches over 4 inches, or 8.5 stitches per inch. Plus an adorable …

Labour Day

The Loop will be closed on Monday, September 3rd for the Labour Day holiday. We’ll re-open again at 10:00 am on Tuesday, September 4th. Have a great long weekend!

Holiday Hours

Polly wants to tell everyone that The Loop will be closed on Monday, October 9th for Thanksgiving. We’ll be open again at 10:00 on Tuesday, October 10th. Happy Thanksgiving!

Road Tripping?

We are halfway through Canada’s birthday summer, and is it ever going by quickly! We were talking about a Canadian summer tradition a couple of weeks ago, specifically, The Road Trip. Varying in distance, but always a great opportunity for knitting time if you’re not the driver. Of course, this segued into much discussion about …

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