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Hello • It’s almost time to say goodbye to summer & welcome in autumn!
Wishlist • Shopping ♥ Events ♥ Inspiration ♥ People ♥ Views
Editor’s choice • This issue’s knitting must-buys and news
TOP 3 YARNS TO GET YOUR NEEDLES INTO • We love it when a flurry of extraspecial new yarns hits the shelves – check out these gorgeous additions
Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO OCTOBER
PURE AND SIMPLE • Create a mini layette for your nearest and dearest when you cast on this lacy cardigan and pretty matching hat.
The year that changed our lives • Kath Garner walks us through what she’s been knitting during these uncertain times
HEATHSIDE • Combine a collection of pretty pinks and purples, lace and bobbles to create this warm scarf by Siân Brown
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve all been knitting, doing and saying over the past few weeks…
WHAT’S TRENDING THIS MONTH • We love keeping up with what you’re knitting – this month it’s Kaffe Fassett’s stunning KAL…
WHAT ARE YOU KNITTING?
What do YOU think? • “TO BLOCK OR NOT TO BLOCK?”
PICNIC PERFECT • There’s nothing like the definition you get with a neat cotton yarn, and this T-shirt by Monica Russel shows off every stitch
PETALS AT TEATIME • Who could resist this pretty, applique cushion adorned with three-dimensional flowers and lush leaves?
THE MINI GUIDE TO KNITTING CIRCLES • Knitting circles is creative and fun, especially when you’re designing your own projects! Take a look at our selection of easy-to-learn options below
NEED A FEW KNITTED CIRCLE IDEAS? • From Fair Isle to intarsia, lacework and cables, there’s lots you can make with circles!
JUST FOR YOU! • Win colourful yarns, dyeing kits, gift vouchers, stylish patterns and more with our great giveaways this month…
VEGGIE-TOPIAI • Encourage your little ones to finish up their plate with this super-cute veggie tank top by Bergère de France
BESIDE THE SEA • Perfect blue skies punctuated by bright seaside beach huts are depicted in this gorgeous summer homewares set by Jo Allport
Knitting Know-how • Write to our accomplished Q&A experts and have your tricky knitting queries and questions answered in no time!
Essential stretchy cast-offs • Try a new skill! Faye Perrium-Reed and our handy step by steps make stretchy cast offs super easy
COASTAL COSY • Take a walk on that blustery beach wrapped up nice and warm in this great chunky jacket and snood combination.
Knit Together! • Welcome to our community section where we take a closer look at what’s going on knitwise near you!
We ♥ our garden centre LYS!
The latest yarns • Whether you’re looking for nautical colourways, pretty colour kisses or super softness, we’ve got it all in these new releases
EVENING STROLL • Classy cover ups can be a saviour on a cool night, especially when they are simple to knit, like this one by Pat Menchini
TAKE A BREAK • Pop the kettle on and take a moment to relax with our fun prize puzzles this month!
SWEET CHEVRONS • Cast on candy for your feet with these blissful socks by Jo Allport. We know you’ll love the clever chevron stitch pattern and deep soft rib
How to knit • If...