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Hello • and here’s to a much better, knit-filled 2021!
Wishlist • Shopping ♥ Events ♥ Inspiration ♥ People ♥ Views
Editor’s choice • This issue’s knitting must-buys and news chosen by SK Editor, Kirstie McLeod
BEE-UTIFUL BUYS FOR YOUR HIVE!
Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO FEBRUARY
BLUE SKIES AHEAD • Whether it’s a family meal or fizzy drinks with a few friends, this gorgeously soft jumper by Jo Allport will ensure you’re all dressed up for the event!
BOW WOW! • Kids won’t want to take this adorable wintery cardigan off, featuring a sweet dachshund playing in the snow.
Nordic twist • Cast on the latest squares in our stunning new KAL project, a patchwork blanket inspired by Nordic stitch patterns and motifs.
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve all been knitting, doing and saying over the past few weeks...
WHAT’S TRENDING THIS MONTH • We love keeping up with what you’re knitting – this month it’s your knitted toys...
What do YOU think? • “WHICH DO YOU PREFER: V-NECKS OR ROUND NECKS?”
RAINBOW BOOST • This super-cosy scarf is knitted in a fabulously warm pure wool and will brighten up winter days with its colourful zigzags.
JUST FOR YOU! • Win books, vouchers, knitting needles and a stylish yarn bundle with our great giveaways this month…
Iʼm so thrilled that I finished it! • After a break from knitting and some reflection, Kath Garner rediscovers her creative flair...
LET IT SNOW • Tweedy yarn and clever colourwork combine in this wonderfully festive Nordic-style jumper
CANDY CRUSH! • Give your sofa a tasty treat with our fun gingerbread house cushion, complete with icing sugar roof!
The mini guide to knitting health • Rhian Drinkwater explains how knitting boosts your mental health and why keeping those joints safe and supple is paramount for happy making!
MAKE TIME TO STRETCH • Have a go at these easy hand exercises and give your fingers a post-knitting mini workout
5 ways to avoid REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY • Try our five simple tweaks to prevent unwanted pain
OH DEER ME! • Kit out tots and adults alike with this adorable reindeer hat by Nicola Valiji perfect for festive fun at Christmas time
SANTA’S GROTTO • This Christmas enjoy the perfect festive playtime with Amanda Berry’s sweet finger puppets – which one will you cast on first?!
“I feel like this is a great learning opportunity that is missed...” • We meet Maija Nygren, creator of The Convertibles, an environmentally aware knitwear initiative designed to help children make their own clothes
Knitting Know-how • Write to our accomplished Q&A experts and have your tricky knitting queries and questions answered in no time!
TAKE A BREAK • Pop the kettle on and take a moment to relax with our fun prize puzzles this month!
CHARISMA • Dazzle your family and friends this Christmas with our stunning lace batwing top, in a delicate mohair-blend yarn.
Knit Together! • Welcome to our community section where we take a closer look at what’s going on knitwise near you!
We ♥ LYS in the Hebrides • Take home the colours and textures of the Scottish Isles at these friendly stores
Charity of the MONTH • Each issue we find...