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Hello • All summers should be filled with happiness-boosting knitting!
The SK Team x • Kirstie, Sophie, Nicola, Seth, Jennifer, Jen and Rachael
Wishlist • Shopping ♥ Events ♥ Inspiration ♥ People ♥ Views
COVER-UPS FOR CANINES! • Keep your pooch cosy whatever the weather with these ‘pawfully’ good doggie jumpers…
Simply Knitting’s GUIDE TO SEPTEMBER
VINTAGE ROSE • Make this jumper your go-to this season and have fun with batwing-lace sleeves and a blush-pink yarn that says sweet romance.
POSH PLANTS • Keep houseplants cosy with knitted plant pot sleeves in textures and colours designed to add style to a drab corner.
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
HELLO PETAL • Make this cute cardi even more beautiful with an appliqué petal neckline and fun leafy edging.
“I posted stories on instagram about what the mice were up to” • Susan Ashford’s family of knitted mice is a hit on Instagram, with 18,000 posts bringing each character to life through imagination and cute detail
MELLOW MOODS • Imagine hazy fields and dawn-pink mornings as you knit a chic cover-up with garter stitch detail to warm-up cooler evenings.
Knit the seams of history • On a coastal visit, Christine Perry sees that yarn spools the decades in a sculpture of a gansey knitter, and infuses her socks with sea salty freshness…
PERRY THE PONY • Giddy-up! This well-dressed foal with his colourful outfit and cleverly jointed limbs is just adorable.
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 25
PRETTY POUCH • Protect your laptop from bumps and scratches with a case that’s colourful, stylish and the perfect home for leftover yarn.
Show us your stash! • Do you have a sizeable stash that needs investigating? This month we take a look at one of our readers’ ever-expanding yarn hauls. Could you be next?
SWEET STRIPES • Mix and match the colours for this cute and cosy babygro in sizes from newborn to 18 months.
Out & about • Take a trip with us around the UK and discover some of the best and quirkiest yarn shops to visit, each one packed with knit-spiration
The natural beauty of home dyeing • Curious about dyeing yarns naturally? Caroline Bawn of Gorgeous Yarns shares her expertise
Tame your tresses • Cast on a few of these cute headbands by Kirstie McLeod in a range of summery colours
Lend a hand • Cast on our fun copyright-free pattern for items you can knit and sell, and discover a passion for fundraising with our charity focus
Sun, starfish & seashells • Practical and decorative, Val Pierce’s organic cotton blanket makes the perfect place for a beach picnic
DIAMOND DAYS • It’s the one thing in your wardrobe that delivers all year round – cast on Siân Brown’s latest cardigan for everyday snugness
Knitting Know-how • Write to our accomplished Q&A experts and have your tricky knitting queries and questions answered in no time!
HIP TO BE SQUARE • Get your muse on with simple colourblocks that’ll get you into the zone, or smash your stash with a custom hue made for you.
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