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Hello • Let’s start 2021 as we mean to go on, needles in hand!
The SK team x
Wishlist • Shopping ♥ Events ♥ Inspiration ♥ People ♥ Views
QUIRKY BUYS FOR UNIQUE KNITTERS • Finding the perfect gift can be a tricky business, but this trio of treats top our wishlist this month
Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO MARCH
OUT OF THE BLUE • Siân Brown’s classic cables in an eye-catching aqua shade will excite your knitting fingers and turn many heads too!
GET THE LOOK! • Team your knit with the latest trends
DREAMBOAT • Knitted in 100% merino wool yarn, this sweet, practical cardigan by DROPS will keep sleepy babies warm and comfy this winter
DATE NIGHT • Harmonious shades of recycled yarn combine to create this super-chunky clutch bag by Ann Franklin
What knitting taught me in 2020 • Despite a disastrous 2020, Milly Kelly looks back on last year with gratitude and hope for the future
Nordic twist • Create an heirloom knit with our KAL blanket project filled with a patchwork of muted colours, heritage motifs and subtle texture.
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve all been knitting, doing and saying over the past few weeks…
GET ONLINE! • Knitting doesn’t get more practical than this! Combine your love of making with a need to ‘scroll’ with Jo Allport’s tablet cushion
CRISS-CROSS • Weave together your very own superstar cardigan! Jo Allport has used basketweave stitch to create a wardrobe showstopper…
Beautiful buys for baby! • You can never have enough dinky delights for little ones, so we’ve gathered together some of 2021’s best to cast on now
JUST FOR YOU • Win knitting books, colourful yarn bundles and gift vouchers with our great giveaways this month…
GIVES GOOD HUGS • Brighten up someone’s day with this cute polar bear knit, filled with characterful detail.
“We felt very proud to be so much a part of the community…” • Helen Grant and the Fairmilehead Parish Church Knitting Group embarked on a lockdown project that would take them almost three months
TIMBERLAND • Dog walking, gardening, or just chatting over the fence? This top poncho by Monica Russel makes a great throw-on garment!
THE FOX’S TAIL • Bright, fun, cute and cosy – this delightful knit from the needles of Fiona Goble will fill your evenings with exciting stitches
VIBRANT VIBES • Liven up your living room with Emma Haines’ cool and colourful cushion – it’s knitted in the round for a speedy finish!
TAKE A BREAK • Pop the kettle on and take a moment to relax with our fun prize puzzles this month!
EVERYDAY STRIPES • Some days, simple is the only thing that will do – cast on this easy-knit jumper with colourful stripes to brighten your day.
Knitting Know-how • Write to our accomplished Q&A experts and have your tricky knitting queries and questions answered in no time!
Knit Together! • Welcome to our community section where we take a closer look at what’s going on knitwise near you!
Best new yarns • This issue’s reviews has it all – fun sparkle, unplied slubs, heritage shades, dreamy halos and something soft for baby!
SNUGGLE UP! • If the colder days are starting to bite, whip up this colourful bobble hat by Jo Allport for a simple and stylish solution