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CRAFT FOR CHRISTMAS • 56 easy festive projects to make at home!
Wishlist • Shopping ♥ Events ♥ Inspiration ♥ People ♥ Views
What I'm loving... • All the best festive yarns, filled with twinkle, glitter and sparkle, and in all the best Christmassy shades!
GET INTO GOOD BOOKS
NEW from ETSY Fun-to-knit fungi
CHRISTMAS KNITS FROM STYLECRAFT • Fresh, festive patterns for your knitting pleasure
TWEET TREAT FOR FEET
Simply Knitting's GUIDE TO FEBRUARY
FESTIVE FEATHERS • Our robin red-breast jumper brings the cuteness factor to Christmas. Practice your intarsia skills with this one-of-a-kind knit!
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you've been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
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WHAT'S TRENDING THIS MONTH • We always keep up with what our readers are making – this month it's the Teddy Bears’ Picnic from issue 239…
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SUBS STARS • Check your issue each month to see if you're selected as a lucky winner!
SOFT AS A FEATHER
What do YOU think?
BRIGHT IDEA • No time to knit a Christmas jumper? Don't worry! Rebecca Roberts' bold fairy lights have got you covered
WIN! A RICO DESIGN MEGA PRIZE • Bag yourself a BUMPER PRIZE packed with yarn and pattern goodness from the experts at RICO!
SCANDI SCARLET • We think this jolly red and white sweater would be perfect as a gift or for a little one to wear on Christmas Day
Merry Christmas PETER RABBITTM • Angela Turner's clever stitches and yarn colour matches bring a much-loved character to your fingertips this season
STEP-BY-STEP SSK SLIP, SLIP, KNIT
LET'S GO RUDOLPH! • Bring joy and wonder to your home this Christmas with our spectacular sleigh-ride bunting
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 23
PICKLE & TWIST ALEX LEUNG
Sheep Showcase – Scotch Mule • First bred more than 80 years ago, this breed was only officially recognised over the last 30 years
CASUAL CABLES • With great texture coming from the wealth of cable patterning, this relaxed fit jacket is a real winter warmer.
STEP-BY-STEP C4F CABLE 4 FRONT
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
Santa's helper • With his cheeky smile and button eyes, what's not to love about editor Kirstie Mcleod's sweet festive elf decoration?
CHAIN REACTION • Create some ‘chunky yarn’ from your stash and knit up a colourful woolly garland for your Christmas tree
TAKE A BREAK • Pop the kettle on and take a moment to relax with our puzzles this month – it's just for fun!
Jolly Holidays Advent Calendar • We present another fun-filled part of our advent calendar KAL – we hope you're enjoying it so far!
JUST FOR YOU! • You could win knitting calendars, a huge range of books and special kits in our great giveaways this month…
Knitting Know - how • Write to our accomplished Q&A...