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Hello • Cast on, cool off and celebrate the late-summer joy!
The SK Team x • Kirstie, Sophie, Nicola, Seth, Jennifer, Jen and Rachael
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Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO NOVEMBER
SUN, SAND & SEA • Whether it’s ice cream or sunsets that make your summer, Jacinta Bowie’s top captures the perfect colours to boost your holiday knitting mojo!
GET THE LOOK! • Team your knit with the latest trends
STAR PLAYER • Take the seaside with you with Siân Brown’s lace and starfish wrap
Show us your stash! • Do you have a sizeable stash that needs investigating? This month we take a closer look at Fran Morgan’s box-tastic yarn collection. Could you be next?
WHEELY GREAT! • We all know a toddler who can’t wait to get behind the steering wheel – they’ll be begging you to cast on Siân Brown’s adorable car jumper
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
What l’ve learned… Getting started • A yarn lover for many years Christine Perry says keep it simple when you’re a newbie knitter
A nursery of rainbows • Complete your colourful KAL journey with a blanket, bonnet and cushion.
“I knit at this scale because it is so satisfying and challenging for me” • Althea Crome is an Indiana-based artist who makes miniature knits – at 80 stitches per inch, her work is so tiny! We find out how and why it’s her passion…
ALL TUCKED AWAY • Perfect for keeping all your essentials at your fingertips, this cabled armchair tidy has three handy pockets.
WELCOME TO OUR gardening Special!
BREW A BLOOM • Enjoy knitting a stargazer lily tea cosy by Tea Cosy Folk this month – a burst of colour like this will raise a multitude of smiles at breakfast time!
FLORAL FANCY • Boost a simple raglan T-shirt with a meadow of colourful flowers using some basic embroidery stitches.
GARDENING JOY • Let friends and family know where your passions lie by casting on Siân Brown’s duo of green-fingered cushions
Pretty floral knits for flower fanatics • When it comes to knits there’s rarely anything prettier than flowers. From stylish garments to home décor and cosy accessories, here’s our pick of the bunch!
3 great flower knitting books • Looking for more floral inspo? Take look at these fab reads...
SUMMERLIFE • Join the year-round wreath trend with this seasonal beauty, decorated with 3D butterflies and flowers.
Just for you • Win woolly bouquets, new books, gift vouchers, luxury yarn kits and more with this month’s great giveaways…
HOW TO ENTER
SATURDAY VIBES • If you open the curtains to sunshine reach for this super-stylish knit in 100% cotton. It’s a real head turner!
Knitting Know-how • Write to our accomplished Q&A experts and have your tricky knitting queries and questions answered in no time!
Hot new yarns! • Looking for an exciting new yarn experience? These bold delights are ready and waiting for your needles
TAKE A BREAK • Pop the kettle on and take a moment to relax with our fun prize puzzles this month!
FIZZY LEMONADE • Shake up your lace knitting with this two-pattern option by Siân Brown. Light and cool, it’ll help your outfit take shape with a refreshing pop!