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Hello • Warm yourselves up with our colourful knits, just perfect for autumn!
The SK Team x • Kirstie, Sophie, Nicola, Seth, Jennifer, Jen and Rachael
The Knitter’s Year & The Poppy Fairy
PICTURE THIS! • Puppies, dinos and llamas… you’ll love these cute intarsia knits for kids
Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO JANUARY 2023
ROCK THE RED • Autumn’s arrived and here’s a must-knit jumper which combines pretty leaf cable and a rich scarlet hue.
ALL THE COLOURS • You can wear Sophie Jordan’s rainbow slouch hat and cowl set with anything, it’ll certainly add a vibrant twist to your winter days out!
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
What do YOU think? • “WHERE IS THE STRANGEST PLACE YOU HAVE KNITTED?”
HOCUS POCUS • Embrace your inner witch or warlock when you cast on Jane Burns’ magical design. This is one jumper the kids will want to wear all winter long!
“I wanted to spark joy and it appears I have!” • When the jubilee called, avid crafter Alexandra Evans responded, and along with her ‘critters’ they created a spread fit for a queen…
PRETTY POPPY • The Poppy Fairy delights us this issue with her bold colours and exceptional detail. Cast on Angela Turner’s whimsical design today
A LIGHT TOUCH • Superwash Merino floods this muted jumper by Siân Brown, delivering a timeless, easy-to-wear garment you’ll love slipping on
Bringing it back to basics • After cancer treatment, Kath Garner develops the strength, motivation and enthusiasm to pick up her knitting needles again…
BAGS OF FUN • What could be better than a bag full of new stationery? How about a fun fox one, lined with sturdy cotton fabric for extra durability!
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
KEEPING IT COSY • Treat your needles to a snuggly quick-knit gilet in cosy broken rib. A variegated yarn adds oodles of rustic chic too.
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 ❤ shops that stock vegan yarn • Protect the planet when you purchase plant-based yarn from one of these stores
CUTE AS CAN BEE • Thanks to our friends at Rowan, we have a bee-autiful jumper to share with you, knitted in Summerlite DK or Baby Cashsoft Merino.
PAINT SWATCH • Utilise your scraps with these simple wristwarmers.
10 top tips for eco knitting! • With climate change hitting the headlines, and yarn and tool manufacturers getting more eco conscious, there’s no better time to get greener
LET IT SHINE! • When the storm is howling outside, settle down inside your own warm and cosy home with a calming lighthouse cuppa
FANCY ANOTHER BREW?
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
Knitting Know-how • Write to our accomplished Q&A experts and have your tricky knitting queries and questions answered in no time!
BREEZY DAYS • Make wash-day Monday more enjoyable with this cute laundry bag and its fun intarsia...