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Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO DECEMBER
ORANGE CRUNCH • This cosy batwing cardi has all the feels of autumn in a tweed-flecked super chunky yarn that will knit up in no time!
SHOPPING CHIC • Why not add another pretty bag to your collection? This soft, chunky option by Sian Brown comes with plenty of handmade appeal
NUTS ABOUT YOU • The latest kid’s motif jumper from Jane Burns is a textured treat! Sized to fit children aged 2 to 11 years, this is one garment they’ll wear all winter long
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
One stitch at a time • Rachel Bearn shares how learning to knit helped her cope after developing a chronic illness
DENIM DIAMONDS • Cool cotton and super-soft silk combine with a chic geometric stitch pattern in this sophisticated knit by Caroline Birkett
JUST FOR YOU • Win magical kits, festive advent calendars, informative books and more with our great giveaways this month…
WOVEN BRIGHTS • Start a project with a little novelty factor. Dawn Whitaker’s vibrant i-cord cushion is filled with lots of weavable fun!
KNITTER’S WORLD • Alison White came up with the idea to transform her local church into a stunning ‘flower tower’ – we talked to her about the project that warmed the hearts of an entire community
MINI MOGGIES • Knit a parade of purrfect pocket pusses for yourself (or your favourite cat-mad friend) with Amanda Berry’s quintet of tiny toys
Why Knitting is a super-power • For those managing chronic pain and other long term health issues, knitting is so much more than a hobby...
BLOCKBUSTER • Bold graphic colour blocks give this versatile pattern great definition in rich, earthy tones.
TAKE A BREAK • Pop the kettle on and take a moment to relax with our fun prize puzzles this month!
STORM CHASER • Lisa Richardson’s go-with-everything poncho is knitted in Rowan Denim Revive DK, and creates casual chic effortlessly!
Knitting Know-how • Write to our accomplished Q&A experts and have your tricky knitting queries and questions answered in no time!
LITTLE MONSTER • Knit your mischief-maker a marvellous monster jumper! Minimal shaping means this is an ideal project for trying colourwork.
Show us your stash! • Do you have a sizeable stash that needs investigating? This month we take a closer look at Anniken Allis’s ever-expanding yarn haul. Could you be next?
5 yarn shop trends you really need to Know • With Olympic diver, Tom Daley, giving knitting the boost it deserves, it’s time for knitters to check out what’s got hotter on the high street!
BIG BANG BREW! • Gunpowder, treason and plot... Mr Fawkes has a plan to keep your cuppas nice and hot for Bonfire Night!
Cosy collection • With autumn already here, we take a closer look at cross-seasonal yarns and warmer options
DREAM HOUSE • Snuggle down warmly every bedtime this autumn with a sweet cottage hot water bottle cover, from the needles of Amanda Berry
Knit Together! • Welcome to our community section where we take a closer look at what’s going on knitwise near you!
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