Simply Knitting is the UK’s best-selling knitting magazine. Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve been knitting for years you’ll find lots of exciting patterns, knitting news and great buys in every issue. Subscription to this digital magazine does not include covermount items or the subscriber-only pages found within print copies, nor gives access to Craft Circle, the Craft subscriber online area.
Hello • Our early autumn issue brings you toastiness, toys and extra treats!
The SK Team x • Kirstie, Sophie, Nicola, Seth, Jennifer, Jen and Rachael
Scheepjes A3 pattern & Burda Magazine
KEEPING IT TIDY • We’ve found some practical storage solutions for your crafty corner that look good too!
Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO DECEMBER
WHAT A GEM! • Diamonds really are forever in this easy-to-wear knit with its gorgeous lace panel and raglan sleeves.
GET THE LOOK! • Team your knit with the latest trends
CREATIVE COLOUR • Brighten up a plain white wall with a multi-textured hanging, inspired by the beauty of mosaics.
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
What do YOU think?
DRAMA LLAMA • Get your little tykes ready for the fiesta with Jane Burns’ vest, complete with a funky intarsia-and-bobble hem and charming llama patch!
“After all the months of working on the tower… it was up!” • Keen knitter Joanne brought her community together with an ambitious woolly project – a tower of yarny blooms for the local church…
CANDY STRIPES • Combine simple 16-row stripes with sophisticated details when you cast on this smart-casual T-shirt by Chloé Thurlow
No thanks, I’m just looking… • Phil Saul on why a lifelong addiction to yarn can push even the most well-mannered knitter over the edge sometimes – and in the most unlikely places!
KEEP GROWING • Perfect as a gift for a green-fingered friend, this trio of textured plant pot cosies can be knitted up 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
ASTRO-KNIT! • Take a trip around the galaxy, meeting plenty of friends along the way, when you cast on Amanda Berry’s out-of-this-world space mobile!
How to… Get the most out of yarn shows • With posh yarns, great choice and top experts, craft shows are more than just shopping, they’re a must-have experience
YARNY DAYS OUT! • Are you thinking of planning a yarn show trip? Take your pick from some of the top UK yarn events…
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
We Love knitting holidays! • Combine your love of crafting with a vacation in stunning surroundings
LACE TO LOVE • With its unique lacy sleeves and relaxed fit, this stylish top will see you through from summer to autumn.
WIN A STITCH & STORY BUMPER BUNDLE! • Do you love super soft yarn? We’re offering a HUGE prize for two winners from our friends at Stitch & Story!
IT’S PARTY TIME • Bairns will be the bell of the ball in Rosy Tucker’s precious textured jumper, knitted in a comfortable and breathable 100% cotton yarn
KID’S KNITS MADE EASY! • Love filling your needles with tiny knits for your special littles? Our expert advice makes sure they’ll adore wearing their new wardrobe…
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
INTO THE BLUE • Cast on this easy-fit men’s sweater with its cool cable...