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Hello • Summer is 100% here this issue as we roll out the short sleeves…
Wishlist • Shopping ❤ Events ❤ Inspiration ❤ People ❤ Views
What I'm loving…
GET INTO GOOD BOOKS
The 'it' knit! • Wraps and shawls for chilly summer evenings
PRETTY LITTLE SCISSORS
Buy yarn & make a big difference!
TOP LOOKS FROM OUR SISTER MAG! • Three summery knits from issue 189 of The Knitter
Simply Knitting's GUIDE TO OCTOBER 2023
PASTEL RAINBOW • Keep your summer cool in this stunning short-sleeved lacy cardigan knitted in a pretty pastel colour-change cotton yarn.
GET THE LOOK! • Team your knit with the latest trends
LACE AND SHADE • Wrap yourself in pure decadence when you cast on this variegated lace shawl by Jo Allport
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 • We always keep up with what our readers are making - this month it’s blanket KALs…
SOCIAL MEDIA STAR
SUBS STARS • Check your issue each month to see if you're selected as a lucky winner!
What do YOU think? • “WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST-EVER KNITTING PROJECT?”
WE LOVE ELMER™ • Loved by kids for more than 30 years, knit everyone’s favourite patchwork elephant for your little ones.
DENIM DREAM • Three cheers for the versatile sleeveless vest! We love this one in classic blue with chic cable detail.
THE BIG GIVEAWAY WIN! SIRDAR SNUGGLY YARN BUNDLE • This huge prize bundle includes ALL 5 GORGEOUS NEW baby-friendly colour themes in SIRDAR SNUGGLY DK!
"We hosted this event in order to support our local community" • Have you always wanted to host your own Knit-A-Thon? Read on to find out all about the success that five textile students from the Hereford College of Arts had with theirs…
SWEET TREAT • Nothing says summer like the chimes of an ice cream van. Whether you like a lolly or a cone, Tea Cosy Folk’s ice cream seller has you covered!
STEP-BY-STEP KFB INCREASE 1 BY KNITTING INTO FRONT AND BACK
Small business shout out!
Sheep Showcase - South Wales Mountain • Not to be confused with Welsh Mountain, the South Wales Mountain is native to the hills of Glamorgan
CHIC AHOY! • ith classic Breton stripes in cool cotton-blend yarn, this summer sweater is giving us all the seaside feels!
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…
SUNSCAPE • Cast on Martin Storey’s sunny tank top in Softyak DK - a light and soft blend of cotton, yak and nylon - perfect for kids’ makes
STEP-BY-STEP HOW TO KNIT FAIR ISLE
TAKE A BREAK • Pop the kettle on and take a moment to relax with our fun prize puzzles this month!
BLOOMIN' LOVELY • Dig out some bright DK yarns from your stash to create these colourful plant pot covers in no time at all!
JUST FOR YOU! • You could win inspiring books, yarn bundles, luxury hand cream and accessories in our giveaways this...