Competitions in Simply Knitting issue 134

Noro 123 yarn and book

Simply Knitting issue 134 is on sale on Friday 22nd May, and our new competitions are open now! This month we’re giving away scrumptious Noro yarn plus a pattern book, 10 Split French Knitters from Pony, a goodie bag with yarn and a pattern book, and a book of 250 knitting stitches! Pony Split French Knitters… Continue reading

Yarnspiration 2015 – sponsored post

Yarn dyeing workshop

Yarnspiration is the brainchild of Natasha Seidel, a yarnaholic who got together with crafty friends last year to run a day of workshops, lunch, shopping (and cake!). It’s all raising money for charity, and it’s back for 2015, taking place on Saturday 20 June from 9am to 5pm, at The Make Studio in High Wycombe. All… Continue reading

Artesano free pattern collection

Artesano free pattern

As Artesano yarns are now available direct from their website and mail order, we thought you’d like to know about the Artesano free pattern collection too. The patterns are divided into 12 categories for each of Artesano’s yarns,  and you’ll even find their Step by Step Sock Knitting Guide book, with videos too. You’ll find… Continue reading

Simply Knitting issue 133 – on sale now

Simply Knitting 133 cover

Simply Knitting issue 133 is on sale now, so you can be spring-ready with beautiful colours, cotton, and knits for all the family! We have an amazing 82 designs and ideas for you this issue. Try your hand at our sunny stocking stitch cardi, sky blue cable jumper (it’s the perfect wardrobe staple) or Sarah Hatton’s… Continue reading

Artesano Yarns Direct Website is now live! Sponsored post

Artesano Yarns

We have some exciting news from Artesano Yarns: the Artesano Yarns Direct Website is now live! Artesano yarns are now sold directly from the Artesano website www.artesanoyarns.co.uk, which means that you can enjoy the full range of premium quality, natural yarns at affordable prices. Free delivery over £25 for UK and excellent rates for overseas… Continue reading

Competitions in Simply Knitting issue 133

The Makery workshop

Simply Knitting issue 133 is on sale now, and our new competitions are open too! This month we’re giving away a place at The Makery’s new workshops in London, copies of Counting Sheep by Philip Walling, a goodie bag with yarn and a pattern book, and a book of knitted headbands! Counting Sheep books Five lucky… Continue reading

Free pattern – Patons’ matinee jacket

Patons coat

This exquisite cardigan pattern was first issued by Patons in 1982 to celebrate the birth of Prince William, and we’re delighted to bring you an updated version to mark the forthcoming birth of the Prince’s second child with the Duchess of Cambridge. With its diamond lace yoke and crown motifs, this garment is special enough… Continue reading

Competitions in Simply Knitting issue 132

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Simply Knitting issue 132 is on sale now, and our new competitions are open too! This month we’re giving away three KB Sock Looms, tickets to the new fibre festival Proper Woolly in May, a goodie bag from West Yorkshire Spinners, and a book of stylish baby knits! Loom Knitting Three lucky readers will be… Continue reading

Simply Knitting issue 132 is on sale now

Cover 132

Simply Knitting issue 132 is on sale now, and can you believe it? This issue marks Simply Knitting’s 10th anniversary, and to celebrate we’ve got an extra special edition of the mag for you. Featuring fresh new season looks and on-trend garments, you can’t miss this issue. Light and lacy is what we want as… Continue reading

Corrections in Simply Knitting 131

Parisienne Page 14, column 1. Some styling went awry in the first paragraph and should read “Keeping pattern correct, dec 1 st at each end of next (3rd: 5th: 7th: 9th) and 2 foll 10th rows.” The ‘next’ refers to the first size only. (6 sts are decreased in total). Colour Theory Fair Isle Cowl… Continue reading