Simply Knitting is the UK’s best-selling knitting magazine. Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve been knitting for years you’ll find lots of exciting patterns, knitting news and great buys in every issue. Subscription to this digital magazine does not include covermount items or the subscriber-only pages found within print copies, nor gives access to Craft Circle, the Craft subscriber online area.
Hello • …are you ready for an Easter filled with knitting?
The SK Team x • Kirstie, Sophie, Nicola, Seth, Jennifer, Jen and Rachael
Wishlist • Shopping ♥ Events ♥ Inspiration ♥ People ♥ Views
QUIRKY GADGETS • Discover unique kit treats you never knew you needed with our trio of best buys
Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO JUNE
QUEEN OF CABLES • Glorious twists and majestic bobble trios combine to create a mix of modern and traditional in this stunning jumper by Siân Brown
SNUG BY NATURE • When you cast on this cowl by Monica Russel you’ll experience warm, 100% wool filled with tactile neps and a flood of Fair Isle
RAINBOW RUSH • Bring a boost of brightness to every party when you pair this two-yarn jumper with a classic denim skirt.
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
IN THE CLOUDS • Whatever the weather outside, these easy-to-make cushions will keep grey days bright, fun and cheery.
CELTIC COUNTRY • Raglan seams, a traditional stitch panel and simple armholes will make this classy poncho the envy of the county.
HOPPY DAYS • Knit this sweet sweater for some bunny you love! Available in sizes twelve months through to four years.
“He jumped between the pens and gave us some unexpected piglets!” • When four piglets at Kew Little Pigs were born later than planned, knitters Judy Pearce and Debbie DeGroeve came to the rescue!
Our TOP 20 READER KNITS of 2021 • In no particular order, we showcase our pick of the best Stay In Touch knits sent into us last year, voted for by the SK team! Just cast off? Send in photos of all your latest knits, you can find the details on page 29.
Winter knitting & project procrastination • Milly Kelly discusses the fickle mistress knitting can be, and why turning to mini makes can be a winner
KEEPING IT NEAT • Kick back for a weekend and knit something handy, simple and bright for your own knitting kit.
Commu-knitty • We take a closer look at inspirational craft stories and meet people from the world of yarn! Got a knitty story to tell? Get in touch over on page 29
Show us your stash • Do you have a sizeable stash that needs investigating? This month we take a closer look at Patrysha O’Keefe’s ever-expanding yarn haul. Could you be next?
WARM AT HEART • Stashbusting projects needn’t be understated, use all your prettiest colours to make this Fair Isle hot water bottle cover by
Out & about • Take a trip with us around the UK and discover some of the best and quirkiest yarny venues to visit, each one packed with knit-spiration
OH, CHICKADEE! • Keep little heads and hearts warm with Angela Turner’s cute chick hat and matching mini-me toy, knitted in a sumptuously soft 100% Merino wool
Pop it all in a purse! • Bump up your charity stall stock with Kirstie McLeod’s woven stitch purse…
Charity of the month • Each issue we find out more about one of the good causes you could help out with your knitting…
TAKE A BREAK • Pop the kettle on and take a moment to relax with our fun prize puzzles this month!
DAY AT THE OFFICE • Whether you need smart for meetings, or casual for working from home, this classic cardigan by Sarah Hatton always fits the bill
JUST FOR YOU!...