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Hello • Multi-season knits reach your needles with delights for everyone!
The SK Team x • Kirstie, Sophie, Nicola, Seth, Jennifer, Jen and Rachael
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Wishlist • Shopping ♥ Events ♥ Inspiration ♥ People ♥ Views
What I’m loving… • For Editor Kirstie McLeod, there’s a cute kitty sweater, handy new accessories, super-fluffy yarn and more!
TREAT YOUR FEET • Whether your tootsies are large or small, there’s a pair of knitted socks to suit everyone
READY TO PICNIC • Do you love a blanket banquet? With this bright and breezy T-shirt by Chloé Elizabeth Birch you’ll arrive chilled, smart and outdoor ready!
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you’ve been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
WHAT’S TRENDING THIS MONTH • We love keeping up with what you’re making – this month it’s knits for the jubilee celebrations…
PERFECTLY PINK • Feeling blue? Then cast on something rosy! Becca Parker’s simple, daisy-inspired headscarf injects bold colour into a plain outfit
SANDY SHORES • Siân Brown’s latest design is a Battenberg of beach day delights, with stripy sleeves and a handy neck fastening. Available in sizes 6 months to 5 years
“I’ve been surprised by the amount of toys bought for grown-ups!” • Toy designer, Vicky Light’s gorgeous soft toy business was inspired by her children’s love of dragons and her passion for natural materials…
LIFE’S A BEACH • Knitted shells, starfish and sand combine to create this sensational sandcastle tea cosy.
10 top tips for saving your money! • Delve deeper into your stash, check out charity shops or find some one-ball wonders to make the most out of your knitting supplies
BABY IN BLUSH • Colt’s foot stitch helps to wrap up little one cosy and warm.
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 21
SOFT AS SILK • Combine a structured twisted rib and luxurious fibre mix when you cast on this classic cardigan shape by Jo Allport
NATURE’S GOLD • Bright sunflowers become easy-peasy coasters and placemats with just a touch of i-cord magic.
Oh, Benjamin! • Clutching a tasty onion and a spotted handkerchief, Benjamin Bunny™ is ready for adventure with his cousin Peter Rabbit™.
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
Unravel & Unwind • Every month we explore one of our favourite UK yarn shops!
Sun, starfish & seashells • Cast on the next three summery squares in the final instalment of Val Pierce’s organic cotton blanket
GRAPHIC GREYS • Step aside hoodies, it’s time to slip into an easy-wear jumper decorated with simple two-tone stranded colourwork.
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
KEEPING IT REEL • Kids will love this squishy fishy cushion with its multicoloured stripes and orange fins – it really is off the scale!
Knitting Know-how • Write to our accomplished Q&A experts and have your tricky knitting queries and...