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Hello • And welcome to our colourful Easter issue...
The SK team x • Kirstie, Sophie, Nicola, Seth, Faye, Katie and Jen
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Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO MAY
Black Sheep Wool’s GUIDE TO APRIL’S KNITTY TREATS!
SPRING ZING • Celebrate the beginning of a new season with a knit packed with pretty pastel stripes and textured patterns.
WOVEN WONDER • Weave some chic-but-simple knitting and crochet into your wardrobe, with this easy-to-wear wrap
BUNNY TOES • Jane Burns’ fluffy rabbit jumper comes packed with detail. Cast on to try out its intarsia colourwork, 3D flowers and simple embroidery
WHAT’S TRENDING THIS MONTH • We love keeping up with what you’re knitting — this month it’s cosy sweaters…
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve all been knitting, doing and saying over the past few weeks…
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SUBS STARS • Check your issue each month to see if you’re selected as a lucky winner!
What do YOU think? • “WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE SPRING PROJECT?”
No better time to embrace layers! • As the first blossoms of spring bloom, Christine Perry looks ahead at seasonal layering…
BEAUTIFUL BLUSH • With its fashionable grooved pattern, cosy shape and pretty powdery shade, there’s everything to love about Janet Palmer’s tunic
20 essential items FOR YOUR KNITTING KIT • Whether you’re starting out, looking for the next big thing, or just love to indulge in knitting gifts, our ultimate tool guide is the best place to whet your appetite!
WELCOME TO OUR Easter parade!
Little lamb • Could your little ones look any sweeter? This gorgeous hat by Angela Turner certainly turns up the cuteness factor!
Fabulous feet • Keep tiny toes warm and cosy with these sweet bootees, each one decorated with a baby spring animal.
So egg-citing! • These pastel pretties can be cast on in leftover yarns from your stash and used to decorate your Easter tree!
Egg-cellent Easter ideas! • Baking, flower arranging, decorating, papercraft and knitting can all be incorporated into your easter celebrations this spring…
Just for you! • Win knitting kits, brilliant books, needle sets and beautiful yarn kits with our great giveaways this month…
Farmyard friends • Decorate a freshly painted nursery with our pastel-coloured baby blanket from Angela Turner
BRIGHT DELIGHT • Denim makes the perfect backdrop for our homespun chevron bag, knitted in a duo of vivid colours.
RIVERS OF GOLD • Chunky, tweedy, quick to knit and finished with glorious cables, what’s not to love about Jo Allport’s golden cardigan?
“To create something beautiful out of dark times was extraordinary” • Despite the recent challenging months, Alison Grantham tells us all about a creative community project that managed to connect and inspire…
TAKE A BREAK • Pop the kettle on and take a moment to relax with our fun prize puzzles this month!
TIME TO DINE • Let stylish knitting improve your mealtimes when you create Ann Franklin’s gorgeous, nature-inspired table set
IN THE LOOP • This dreamy cardigan by Jacinta Bowie is knitted using super-soft alpaca-mix yarn...