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Hello • Are you ready to cast on a summer sizzler this month?
The SK Team x • Kirstie, Sophie, Nicola, Seth, Jennifer, Jen and Rachael
Wishlist • Shopping ♥ Events ♥ Inspiration ♥ People ♥ Views
WATERCOLOURS • Submerge yourself in triple-toned variegated yarn and simple textured stripes when you cast on this summer staple by Pat Menchini
GET THE LOOK! • Team your knit with the latest trends
MELON MANIA • Could a knit be any juicier? This pip-filled cushion is knitted in chunky yarn and makes a refreshing décor change.
Sunshine knit blues • Rosee Woodland reveals how she keeps crafting cool when the weather heats up...
SUNDAY SMART • A sprinkling of wooden buttons finishes this vintage cardigan, complete with dancing children and polka dot Fair Isle.
WHAT’S TRENDING THIS MONTH • We love keeping up with what you’re knitting – this month it’s the Nordic Blanket KAL from issues 204-207
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
What do YOU think? • “HAVE YOU EVER FALLEN VICTIM TO THE SWEATER CURSE?”
TO THE POINT • Sarah Moncrieff’s zigzag beach throw is filled to the brim with twisted stitches, colour changes and modern textures
The benefits of lockdown learning • Reduced access to crafting buddies has, surprisingly, boosted Kath Garner’s knitting confidence no end!
KEEP IT CASUAL • Ensure your look is super stylish this summer with this fun-to-knit cardigan packed with fabulous texture.
Show us your stash! • Do you have a sizeable stash that needs investigating? This month we take a closer look at Jo Allport’s ever-expanding yarn haul. Could you be next?
“Colour has the power to transport us, the way a good piece of writing or music can” • We talk to the extraordinarily talented Kaffe Fassett about his latest book, which opens the doors on his awe-inspiring house and takes the reader on a bold and vibrant journey
A nursery of rainbows • It’s time to cast on the romper suit and building blocks from our colourful baby KAL
JUST FOR YOU! • Win luxury needle sets, handy project bags, beautiful bundles of yarn and more in our giveaways this month…
HOLIDAY READY • Add a little luxury to your suitcase and live your best vacation life with a touch of cashmere and Siân Brown’s versatile vest top
TAKE A BREAK • Give your tech a boost with our practical cushion.
“Activism doesn’t have to be loud… it can be quiet and gentle” • We talk to Sarah Corbett, founder of the Craftivist Collective, about her passion for gentle protest through craft and her new campaign, #CanaryCraftivists
CLIMATE CANARY • Knit Claire Garland’s gentle protest bird to raise awareness of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)
HAVING A BALL! • This sweet design by Amanda Berry certainly gets our seal of approval! Knit up a circus treat little ones are sure to love
Knitting Know-how • Write to our accomplished Q&A experts and have your tricky knitting queries and questions answered in no time!
Fresh new yarns • If tweedy neps, traditional cotton and chunky delights make your needles tingle, you’ve comes to the right place!
TAKE A BREAK • Pop the kettle on and take a moment to relax with our fun prize puzzles this month!
GREYSTOKE • Fill your...