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Hello • …and welcome to our exciting summer edition!
The SK Team x
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Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO SEPTEMBER
SUMMER DREAM • Make the most of sunny days with a lightweight, loose cardigan, enhanced with a pretty diamond lace panel.
GET THE LOOK! • Team your knit with the latest trends
FANCY THAT! • Bring on the flamboyant! Clever slipstitch creates this extravagant clasp purse for your flashiest parties.
AHOY, MATEY! • We’d walk the plank if it meant we got to wear this great jumper! Drop your anchor and cast on Jane Burns’ arr-mazing pirate pullover
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
Keeping the love alive with small knits • Amy Lavell laments her dwindling attention span and explains how little hearts are keeping her going…
GOLD COLUMNS • Take a simple tunic shape and make it sensational this summer with cable chains, zigzags and vertical stripes.
JUST FOR YOU! • Win yarn bundles, brand-new books, gift vouchers and luxury hand care sets with our giveaways this month…
“We’re just a family business with a very, very big yarn stash…” • This year marks a new chapter for Wendy and Peter Pan yarns as James C Brett takes the reins of these iconic brands…
Welcome to our Wedding Special!
VINTAGE POSY • Bloom beautifully as you walk down the aisle with a bouquet filled with soft flowers knitted in cotton and chenille.
BRIDAL BEAUTY • Cocoon yourself in soft, variegated yarn and exquisite lacework with Siân Brown’s delightfully detailed wrap
LOVE & HUGS • Cherish your wedding guests by creating your own love seat with this squishy cushion filled with handmade affection.
KNITTY NUPTIALS • There’s no need to keep this top tier in the freezer! Amanda Berry’s knitted wedding cake is a wonderful keepsake from your special day
Conscious Crafting • Need to know how to make your knitting more eco-friendly? Author Sascia Anna Strohhammer has the answers for beginners and beyond…
HAPPY HEADS • Cast on our 100% cotton headband,
MAN’S BEST FRIEND • Cast on this cute, canine knit for a dog-mad friend or family member. Its simple shape is enhanced with two-colour intarsia.
TAKE A BREAK • Pop the kettle on and take a moment to relax with our fun prize puzzles this month!
Knitting know-how • Write to our accomplished Q&A experts and have your tricky knitting queries and questions answered in no time!
Show us your stash! • Do you have a sizeable stash that needs investigating? This month we take a closer look at Nicola Valiji’s pretty packed-away yarn haul. Could you be next?
A nursery of rainbows • Celebrate an exciting new birth with this explosion of knitted colour by Jane Burns and Nicola Valiji
Pretty in pinks • From 4plys to arans, solids to variegateds, there’s plenty of new yarns to get excited about this month
Knit Together! • Welcome to our community section where we take a closer look at what’s going on knitwise near you!
We ♥ craft shops near castles! • Make your family day trips even more magical by pairing castles with crafting...
Dreamy in aqua blue • Give lace a go with these pretty mitts! This quick project is...