Simply Knitting new issue – 124 is on sale now

Simply Knitting issue 124

The new issue of Simply Knitting is on sale now, and as summer comes to a close, it’s time to get ready for the cooler weather to come. Let’s start knitting cosy garments, chic accessories and perfect modern patchwork. Don’t miss Alan Dart’s classic Silent Movie Mice! The leaves are changing colour and the kids are going… Continue reading

Free pattern: Directional Blocks Scarf from ‘First Time Knitting’

Directional Blocks scarf

Have you seen our competition to win a copy of First Time Knitting by Carri Hammett? And in addition to the prizes,  Creative Publishing International have given you an extract from the book completely free, with essential info on picking up stitches, and a free ‘Directional Blocks’ scarf pattern!  Pick up and knit stitches As your knitting progresses,… Continue reading

Sale discount code – save this summer on the Simply Knitting print magazine

In our summer sale you can save 30% on magazine subscriptions with our special discount code. Get 30% off everything – discounted print magazine subscriptions, guides, specials, magazine binders, single issues as well as many items in our clearance sale. This offer is only available at No minimum spend required, voucher code expires 3rd… Continue reading

Competitions in Simply Knitting issue 124

Our competitions in issue 124 are open now. Win tickets to the Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts show We have 10 pairs of adult tickets for the Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts show in Glasgow on 23-26 October to give away. To enter turn to page 9 in issue 124 to find this competition’s keyword, and then… Continue reading

Competition: win a copy of ‘First Time Knitting’

First Time Knitting

In our new competition, three lucky readers will win a copy of First Time Knitting by Carri Hammett, published by Creative Publishing International. It’s a great beginner’s guide, with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, and easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic knitting techniques. It introduces the knitting skills of garter stitch, stockinette, knitted texture,… Continue reading

Barbara Pym Society’s knitting design competition

Men's vintage cardigan

If you’re interested in knitwear design, try your luck in this new knitting design competition. The Barbara Pym Society is based at St Hilda’s College, Oxford, and at Cambridge in the USA. Barbara Pym was a British novelist and one of the finest English writers of the twentieth century. At the UK Conference this year they… Continue reading

Sarah Hatton interview: The Handmade Fair preview

Sarah Hatton

We had a chat with Sarah Hatton, ahead of her workshops at The Handmade Fair. You can read the full interview here: What does a typical day at work look like for you? To be honest I don’t think there is any such thing as a typical day! A couple of weeks ago I was… Continue reading

Phildar yarn is back in the UK at Deramores – plus two free patterns!

Phildar free girl's cardigan pattern

Online knitting and crochet superstore, Deramores, has become the only online retailer in the UK to stock Phildar yarn. France’s biggest knitting yarn brand, Phildar boasts a wide collection of beautiful yarns at affordable prices, as well as popular patterns for babies and adults. There are 43 different yarns on sale, starting from just £1.19 for a 50g… Continue reading

Corrections in Simply Knitting issue 123

We’re sorry, there’s an error in the Sun Seeker flower pattern on page 53. The pattern for the Outer flower should read: Row 15 purl Row 16 K1, k2tog, knit to the last 3 sts, k2tog, K1 Rows 17-19 Starting with purl row, work in stocking stitch. Then follow rows 18 to 28 as before,… Continue reading

New issue – Simply Knitting 123 is on sale now!

Simply Knitting issue 123

Issue 123 of Simply Knitting is on sale now! Get into the summer mood with our new issue: light and bright knits for all the family, and a collection of essential beach accessories. And don’t miss Alan Dart’s Parisian teddy, Monsieur Bearnard! Our new friend is a traditional jointed teddy bear, and this little fellow will steal… Continue reading