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Hello • Cuddle up with our new issue including favourite new designer, Tom Daley!
Wishlist • Shopping Events Inspiration People Views
What I'm loving… • New Year's resolutions, new yarns and scissors, plus a knit-a-pet kit, a cosy blanket and more!
GET INTO GOOD BOOKS
The 'it’ knit! • This month we're all about colourwork
BUDGET-FRIENDLY ORGANIC YARNS • Why not pick an organic cotton yarn from your favourite brand for your next project?
Spin a good yarn
Simply Knitting's GUIDE TO APRIL 2O23
FLUFF-ULOUS! • Show off your glamorous side with this luxurious mohair cardigan complete with stunning cable balloon sleeves.
STEP-BY-STEP C6B CABLE 6 BACK
ALL THAT GLITTERS • Make the most of accessorising by bringing bling to your knitting with a sprinkling of crystal beads.
WHAT'S TRENDING THIS MONTH • We love keeping up with what you're making – this month it's knits for grandkids…
Stay in touch! • We love seeing what you've been doing, drop me a line with all your latest news
STAR GIFT KNITTER
What do YOU think?
DARLING DENIM • Bob the Builder, eat your heart out! Dress your tiny tots in these adorable dungarees, complete with contrast stitching and tiny fasteners.
STEP-BY-STEP K2TOG KNIT TWO STITCHES TOGETHER
“As soon as I got the call from WWE, I knew I was the person for the job” • When wrestling promoters WWE chose Cardiff for their next big event, little did knitter Charlotte Peacock know what that held in store for her…
MERRY BERRIES • Our last Flower Fairy of 2022 is The Holly Fairy, complete with bright red berries and a flash of blonde hair.
STEP-BY-STEP KFB INCREASE 1 BY KNITTING INTO FRONT & BACK
PLAY WITH PASTELS • Soft mohair combines with squishy rib stitch, and a collection of subtle shades, in this beginner-friendly scarf
QUICK CHAT WITH TOM… • Inspirational knits, exciting new yarns & more!
WINTER LATTE • Rowan's wool and alpaca mix yarn is cold-season friendly and ideal for classic cardi shapes like this one
STEP-BY-STEP P2TOG PURL TWO TOGETHER
WIN! YARN FOR EVERY SEASON • Cast on a year of yarns with this WHOPPING prize from West Yorkshire Spinners!
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
MOONLIGHT FIBRE JOANNA FAITHFULL
Sheep Showcase — Balwen • This welsh mountain sheep was developed by a small group of breeders in the Upper Tywi Valley of Dyfed
The Knitted Year Blanket • it's time to crack open the colourwork, as we bring you more squares from Val Pierce's warming KAL blanket
BEAR WITH ME • We've got the perfect jumper for going on a bear hunt. Jane Burns’ newest delight features sweet 3D ears and nose, and fits children from 5 to 12 years
STEP-BY-STEP SSK SLIP, SLIP, KNIT
Lend a hand • Discover a new-found passion for fundraising with our charity focus this month, and cast on a few simple squares to help out
Plain Jane Square • Plain Jane and striped squares are the most fundamental part of what Knit-a-square does. It takes 35 of these squares to make a blanket for a child in need and each square is...