We’ve gathered together the best knitting classes and workshops for November, plus knitting and craft shows around the UK. 14 November Festiwool, North Herts College, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, 07890 176704 www.festiwool.com —– 15 November Easy Fair Isle Knitting (Christmas), Heart of the Country Shopping Village, Staffordshire, 01543 480979 www.knitiqueonline.com —– 19-21 November Simply Christmas and Stitching,… Continue reading
The Simply Knitting new issue is on sale now, with patterns to get you set for the Christmas season. You’ll find festive planters, a Fair Isle stocking, winter hats for kids and adults, and cosy jumpers to knit for yourself or give as gifts. Plus, make Alan Dart’s Werewolf for Halloween. Your Christmas knitting starts here!… Continue reading
Simply Knitting issue 139 is on sale on Friday 9th October, and our new competitions are open now! This month we’re giving away 2 sets of How to Knit and How to Crochet from Storey Publishing, 3 Spring Garden cases from KnitPro, 5 goodie bags worth £10 from Purplelinda Crafts, and 10 copies of Pride and Preju-Knits by… Continue reading
Need ideas for knitters’ Christmas gifts? We think Christmas is the best time for knitters – all those lovely presents to make and receive! So we’ve rounded up six of the best yarns and kits from these great suppliers.
The Knitting & Stitching Show takes place next week, 7th-11th October, at London’s Alexandra Palace. GMC Books will be one of the many stands there, with big names from knitting: meet Nicky Epstein, Debbie Bliss and Erika Knight, plus you can watch Carol Feller demonstrate how to use short rows, and join in a Q&A session… Continue reading
We’ve just released a new set of free masterclass guides: the A-Z of Craft. You can read it free by clicking here, with crochet and knitting patterns, an embroidery project, and a cross stitch chart to try out, plus links to the biggest online retailers in craft.
Simply Knitting 138 is on sale now, and this issue we have loads of fab designs for autumn and winter to curl up with on the sofa: a cosy sweater, lace cowl, Fair Isle top, men’s cable cardigan, snazzy socks, child’s monster jumper, and Alan Dart’s Percy Polar Bear. Plus, must-knit soft furnishings. Knit a vintage-style… Continue reading
Simply Knitting issue 138 is on sale on Friday 11th September, and our new competitions are open now! This month we’re giving away 4 copies of 20 To Make books from Monica Russel, tickets to the Simply Christmas and Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts shows in London, £10 worth of goodies from Purplelinda Crafts, and 10 copies of Arm… Continue reading
Mittens in subscriber’s copies, p.44-45 Rows 8 and 9 of the flap should be repeated four more times (so six times in total), not twice more as stated in the pattern.
Creativebug is a brilliant collection of video classes, and we’re giving away a year’s membership, plus 12 tutorials you can keep forever – and £150 of Amazon vouchers so you can stock up on yarn, needles, and all sorts of lovely goodies! There are over 500 classes to choose from, all free to watch, and the… Continue reading