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Hello • Your knit-world summer is here, in all its yarny goodness!
Wishlist • Shopping ♥ Events ♥ Inspiration ♥ People ♥ Views
TOP 3 TANK TOP OR SWEATER VEST? • Whatever you call yours, a sleeveless top is an essential as the seasons change…
Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO AUGUST
CHECK IT OUT! • Forget faded and flat, this bold houndstooth-check vest is all about creating impact and brightening up your summer.
OLD DANUBE LACE • Make this cotton and bamboo wrap for keeps this summer and you’ll look forever stylish at garden parties and BBQs.
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
WE’RE BUGGIN’ • Getting the kids ready to go out couldn’t be easier with Bergère de France’s zip-top jumper, complete with cute felt caterpillar detail!
Show us your stash! • Do you have a sizeable stash that needs investigating? This month we take a look at one of our readers’ ever-expanding yarn haul. Could you be next?
SWEET PRIMROSE • Give in to your sense of magic and wonder by casting on this classic children’s favourite by Angela Turner
Curious skills I’d like to master • Pondering historical apprenticeships, Phil Saul reveals the new and unique knitting credentials she wishes she had under her belt for 2022…
DASHING TWEED • Cables can look smart or casual – this classic V-neck jumper is filled with all the versatility they’ll need!
PUT YOUR FEET UP • Ann Franklin’s uncomplicated chunky cables add a polished look to your living room décor – you’ll master them in no time!
Commu-knitty • We take a closer look at inspirational craft stories and meet people from the world of yarn! Got a knitty story to tell? Get in touch over on page 25
BEACHSIDE BLUSH • Rock pooling never looked so stylish! Kick off your sandals and give these socks a well-deserved promenade.
Out & about! • Take a trip with us around the UK and discover some of the best and quirkiest yarn shops to visit, each one packed with knit-spiration
SUMMER MEADOW • Warm weather cover-ups don’t have to be plain, break out the zigzags and boost your new season wardrobe with this chic cardigan.
A passion for colour! • In celebration of Pride month this June we’ve rounded up our top rainbow-knitting buys
YOU CAN DODO IT! • They may be extinct, but this flightless bird can live on in your heart (and your house) when you cast on on Amanda Berry’s adorable design
Lend a hand • Cast on our fun copyright-free pattern for items you can knit and sell, and discover a passion for fundraising with our charity focus
Charity of the month • Each issue we find out more about one of the good causes you could help out with your knitting…
VILLAGE GREEN • Another British summer is about to kick off, so plan to keep your evenings cosy with a cardigan that’s perfect for all.
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!
FRESHLY MADE • Variegated stripes and textured honeycomb stitch combine to create this cool-looking jumper.
Brand new DKs • Tweedy, speckled, designer and more, there’s always so much...