Loop is a yarn shop in Islington, catering for those interested in knitting and crochet.
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15 Camden Passage, Islington, N1 8EA
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+44 (0)20 7288 1160
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Yes this shop is cute, however, I have to say I just find the staff more interested in talking to each other than helping customers. I used to work nearby and went in at least once a week and spent a LOT of money there, they never said hello or acknowledged me. If I bought a skein there was never an offer to wind it off for me or do anything other than stand around looking 'cool'. I think...more
Loop is a yarn boutique and serious knitters understand what they have here. It's difficult to compare to a department store, because Loop carries the local indie dyers that are hard to find. I raced the clock to reach their locked doors; they must have understood the wild knitter look in my eyes, because they unlocked it for me and gave me three minutes. When I uttered the magic words,...more
Having been to three different stores before finding out about this store, I was excited to find a knitting shop so close to my house. I'd been looking for 10 mm knitting needles and also 12 mm knitting needles with no luck in John Lewis, Liberty and All The Fun Of The Fair so I decided to visit this shop in hope of finding them, and that I did but alas the prices were a little steep compared...more
Lovely little yarn shop.
They were so helpful when I called them in a panic from NY, right before my London flight, looking for a particular dye lot to complete a last-minute Christmas gift. They put it on hold and it was waiting for me the next day.more