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 …

MAC’s German Adventure

MAC went to Germany to attend an amazing “handicraft & hobby” show. While the goodies they are bringing in for us remain top secret for now, they did send these photos so we could get a taste of what they saw, including the in progress effort for the world’s largest crocheted blanket! Printed cotton jersey! …

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