Camp Loopy Songs

We’re having fun camping this summer! In July, we divided our campers into chat groups by campfire song title. So of course we had to have them come up with Camp Loopy lyrics to the tune of their chat group song. Which group nailed it the best? What do you think?

To the tune of Home on the Range:

Home on the Range (Camp Loopy style!)

Oh give me a home where the alpaca roam,
Where the sheep and the cashmere goats play.
Where seldom is heard, a yarn-cussing word,
And the knitters are ready to stay.

Camp Loopy is here,
Got my pattern and my glass of wine,
And a full-spectrum lamp, hope my fingers don’t cramp,
So I finish before the deadline.

Oh give me a home, with much room to roam,
So I have enough space for my stash,
Each year after Fling we must add a new wing,
But my hubby says there’s no more cash.

Wollmeise is best,
When I’m knitting a shawl or a vest,
But use MadelineTosh for the socks that you’ll wash,
And a little more wine when you’re stressed.

I planned for a while both the color and style,
Of the project I’d knit during June,
Now I’m all in a rage ’cause I used the wrong gauge,
And the deadline is coming up soon.

Knit, purl and increase,
Add a cable, a bauble, or twist,
I’ll try not to bi*ch if I drop a stitch,
If I do, then I’ll surely be pissed.

Got my sticks and my string for this glampfire sing,
And my Ravelry friends sending hugs.
With each knit and each purl I’m a Loopy Ewe girl,
But I’ve emptied the last of my jugs.

Yarn’s different from wine,
One accumulates, one just runs out.
But they each make me smile, so I’ll knit for a while,
Then I’ll buy more of both there’s no doubt.

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To the tune of The Happy Wanderer:

The Happy Stitcher

I love knitting and crocheting,
With yarn in great amount,
And as I stitch, I love to sing…
Oh darn, I’ve lost my count.

Chorus:
Julie Spins, and Cascade,
Socktopus,
And Wollmeis-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha,
Loopy Ewe, Colinette,
Oh darn, I’ve lost my count.

I love to play with pretty string,
In colors deep and rich,
So joyously it speaks to me…
Oh drat, I’ve dropped a stitch.

Chorus:
Julie Spins, and Cascade,
Socktopus,
And Wollmeis-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha,
Loopy Ewe, Colinette,
Oh drat, I’ve dropped a stitch.

I shake my head at all I meet,
When they come speak to me,
And curse beneath my breath and say,
“I’m counting, can’t you see?”

Chorus:
Julie Spins, and Cascade,
Socktopus,
And Wollmeis-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha,
Loopy Ewe, Colinette,
I’m counting, can’t you see?

And late at night, all patience gone,
I’m feeling very taxed
But still I stitch, I cannot stop,
I swear that I’m relaxed.

Chorus:
Julie Spins, and Cascade,
Socktopus,
And Wollmeis-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha,
Loopy Ewe, Colinette,
I swear I am relaxed.

Camp Loopy keeps me busy,
In buying I’m no Scrooge,
The projects all so gorgeous…
My queue is now quite huge.

Chorus:
Julie Spins, and Cascade,
Socktopus,
And Wollmeis-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha,
Loopy Ewe, Colinette,
My queue is now quite huge.

And when my project’s over,
The new one not begun,
I visit Loopy’s website for…
Another Box of Fun.

Chorus:
Julie Spins, and Cascade,
Socktopus,
And Wollmeis-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha,
Loopy Ewe, Colinette,
A big ole Box of Fun.

Oh, may I go a-stitching
Until the day I’m dead!
Oh, may I always hook and knit,
Oh shoot, the colors bled!

Chorus:
Julie Spins, and Cascade,
Socktopus,
And Wollmeis-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha,
Loopy Ewe, Colinette,
(Big Finale Now!)
Oh shooooooooot, the colors bled.

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To the tune of Country Roads:

Cast them on, Ewe Loopy yarns

I’m in heaven, Loopy Glampin’,
Friends and cocktails, virtual campin’.
Stash is growing, colors of the rainbow,
Swatch a pattern, add a project photo.

It’s Camp Loopy when summer rolls around
Browse your patterns, yarn choices abound.
Old and new friends, hangin’ round the fire,
Needles clicking, singing like a choir.

Loopy yarns, cast them on.
On my needles, you belong,
Colorado, knit nirvana, cast them on,
Ewe Loopy yarns.

Oh the rhythm of the stitches how they soothe me,
Mellow as the breeze that blows through mountain air,
In Camp Loopy we’ll spread warm feelings
With the campers who do share and care, share and care.

Loopy yarns, cast them on.
On my needles, you belong,
Colorado, knit nirvana, cast them on,
Ewe Loopy yarns.

Loopy yarns, cast them on.
On my needles, you belong,
Colorado, knit nirvana, cast them on,
Ewe Loopy yarns.

Loopy Ewe, we’re loving you.
Loopy Ewe, we’re loving you.

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To the tune of Oh, Susanna:

We knit, crochet, and sew things, too. We’re creative as can be.
So many projects we can do, but we only need three.
We’re at the start of Project Two, yet think of number three.
Working hard so we’ll be through; our photos for to see.

Chorus:
Oh, Camp Loopy
It’s where I want to be.
Sitting at the campsite with
My yarn cake by my knee.

Colors and yarn do run around my tiny little brain.
I’m never sure just what to make – the prize is mine to claim.
I knit all day and sew all night. The work just never stops.
I better catch a wink or two before my body pops.

Chorus:
Oh, Camp Loopy
It’s where I want to be.
Sitting at the campsite with
My fabric by my knee.

We come from here; we come from there. The whole world we do span.
Our work is done with lots of flair; it’s all part of the plan.
Too many patterns from which to choose; the colors, they are great.
No matter what, we cannot lose. Just meet the deadline date!

Chorus:
Oh, Camp Loopy
It’s where I want to be.
Sitting at the campsite with
Loopy by my knee.

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To the tune of Land of the Silver Birch (and this group gets extra credit for posting a video version of their song!)

Land of the Loopy Ewe,
Home of the yarn elves,
Where happy Campers
Cast on at will…

Good friends and lovely yarn
Camp Loopy, to you, we’re sworn
Click, clicky, click, click
Click, clicky, click, click
Click, clicky, click, click, click.

Knitting, crocheting,
stashing and de-stashing…
Silk, Linen, Cashmere,
All to explore.

Good friends and lovely yarn
Camp Loopy, to you, we’re sworn
Click, clicky, click, click
Click, clicky, click, click
Click, clicky, click, click, click.

Knitting and purling
Projects abound
Posting to fo-orums
Making Sheri proud

Good friends and lovely yarn
Camp Loopy, to you, we’re sworn
Click, clicky, click, click
Click, clicky, click, click
Click, clicky, click, click, click.

There, where the Wollemeise lies,
I’ll set my project bag,
Close to the Socks that Rock
And to the Crafty Girl

Good friends and lovely yarn
Camp Loopy, to you, we’re sworn
Click, clicky, click, click
Click, clicky, click, click
Click, clicky, click, click, click

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To the tune of Row Row Row Your Boat (our fabric group):

Sew, sew, sew your quilt
Happily in your room
Loopily, Loopily, Loopily, Loopily
Camp is really fun!

Sew sew sew sew your quilt
Cut down the pretty fabric
Piece it, slice it, shape it
Into something nice!

Sew, Sew, Sew your stash
Cut it into bits!
Piece them together again and again
Making quilts with glitz!

Cut, cut, cut those shapes, 
Make sure you’re on the line, 
Measuring, marking, snipping, cutting, 
Hey, I need some wine!

Sew, sew, sew those seams, 
Make sure they all are straight, 
Laughing, singing, sewing, ripping, 
My camping group is great.

Iron, iron, iron those seams, 
Make sure they all are flat, 
Pressing, steaming, flattening, smoothing,
It’s time to sit and chat!

Piece, piece, piece those shapes, 
We work to make them fit, 
Pinning, sewing, cursing, ripping, 
Let’s hike in just a bit.

Quilt, quilt, quilting now, 
Camp Loopy’s so much fun, 
Chatting, singing, laughing, sewing, 
And camping in the sun.

Camp, camp, camping now, 
My project is all done, 
Plotting, planning, laughing, talking, 
ordering boxes of fun!

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Great job, Campers! So – did you have a favorite out of those six songs?

Sheri goingtohaveoneofthemrunningthroughmybrainallafternoonnow

67 comments

  1. Row, Row, Row your Boat gets my vote, too!

    The fabric campers are such a fun group. I agree, they deserve extra kudos for it being their first year here in camp!

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