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The WomblesTM Collection exciting new patterns • For the first-time ever, we welcome The Wombles™ to Simply Knitting with our bonus pattern booklet.
WE LOVE SOCKS KNIT COLLECTION + SPRING HAS SPRUNG KID'S FLORAL KNIT
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What I'm loving… • Knitter's candle, savvy storage solution, stationery, new baby bundle, cool yarn, cosy draught excluders
GET INTO GOOD BOOKS
The ‘it’ knit!
Best of British
ANIMAL CRACKERS • From turtle power and bunny hops to your purr-fect travel pillow this month!
NEW FROM STYLECRAFT Sweet Dreams DK
Simply Knitting's GUIDE TO JULY 2023
PEACOCK TAIL • Inspired by the colours of a peacock's feathers, Siân Brown has created a showstopping lace cardigan especially for your spring occasions
GET THE LOOK! • Team your knit with the latest trends
OVER YOUR HEAD • When you need a gift in next-to-no time this chunky hat with its faux-fur pompom could be just the ticket! By Quail Studio for Rowan
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you've been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
“WHAT'S TRENDING THIS MONTH
THIRD TIME LUCKY
CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET?
REMINDERS OF HOME
What do YOU think?
PANDA-MONIUM! • If you can't make it to Edinburgh Zoo to see the pandas, knitting Jane Burns’ panda pullover might just be the next best thing
STEP-BY-STEP P2TOG PURL TWO TOGETHER
“From a single strand of thread, we are all connected” • New York City-based artist Rania Hassan creates site-specific installations that weave sculptural stories about humankind
BLUE MOODS • Spruce up his spring wardrobe with this stretch-to-fit braided cable sweater in a gorgeous flecked wool blend DK.
STEP-BY-STEP K2TOG KNIT TWO STITCHES TOGETHER
Welcome to Patchwork Farm • This amazing design by Amanda Berry has caused quite a stir in the SK office. The astonishing attention to detail is something to behold…
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
Alpaca Corner – Suri • Last issue we looked at Huacaya alpacas, so this time we're checking out the other alpaca breed!
Small business shout out!
BOBBLE-ISCIOUS! • Everything about this poncho shouts comfy and fun. From its roomy fit to its pompoms and bobbles, what's not to love?
STEP-BY-STEP THREE-NEEDLE CAST-OFF
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
SHOP OF THE MONTH Mrs Johnson's Emporium • Every month we explore one of our favourite UK yarn shops…
We ♥ yarn shops near mountains! • Trekking, climbing and knitting go hand in hand with this trio of shopping spots…
THE ZEN ZONE • Cable cushions are timeless and classic, and when knitted in calming off-white, the best place to relax.
BABY BUNNY • Ann Franklin‘s jumper, complete with floppy ears and loopy tail, would be an eggs-cellent outfit for an Easter egg hunt this April!
STEP-BY-STEP SSK SLIP, SLIP, KNIT
Lend a hand • Cast on our fun...