New issue: Simply Knitting issue 137 – on sale now

SK 137 cover

Our new issue: Simply Knitting issue 137 is on sale now, so pick up your copy or download a digital edition. Inside you’ll find more than 60 new season patterns and ideas including autumn trends, gorgeous sweaters, and Alan Dart’s Sandman. This issue we have loads of designs to take you from summer to autumn, all ready… Continue reading

Corrections in Simply Knitting issue 137

We have some updates for issue 137: Mint Cream shrug, p. 62 Row 4 of the Little Arrowhead Pattern. The last 5 sts should read: “yo, sl2 knitwise, p2sso, yo, K2.” The tension should also read 14 sts and 18 rows to 10cm in pattern (not st st).

Competitions in Simply Knitting issue 137

30 slippers to knit and felt

Simply Knitting issue 137 is on sale on Friday 14th August, and our new competitions are open now! This month we’re giving away a Debbie Bliss clutch purse, tickets to the Crafts for Christmas and Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show in Glasgow, £10 worth of goodies from Purplelinda Crafts, and 10 copies of 30 Slippers to Knit and Felt. Debbie… Continue reading

Win tickets to the Bristol Wool Fair

Bristol Wool Fair

In our new competition you can win tickets to the Bristol Wool Fair 2015. This year the event runs from 11th to 13th September, and has moved to a new venue, Washing Pool Farm near Cribbs Causeway. The extra space means there’s room for over 80 stalls, selling unique hand-made gifts and yarns, a wide choice… Continue reading

New issue: Simply Knitting 136 is on sale now

Simply Knitting issue 136

Our new issue: Simply Knitting 136 is on sale now, bursting with patterns and ideas for summer knitting. Inside you’ll find a trendy denim-look waistcoat, lace top for beginners and a collection of must-have travel accessories. Plus Alan Dart’s seaside mobile! Summer is here! Get ready for your holiday with our collection of handy travel knits,… Continue reading

Competitions in Simply Knitting issue 136

Simply Knitting issue 136 is on sale on Friday 17th July, and our new competitions are open now! This month we’re giving away 10 pairs of tickets to the Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show in Exeter, plus 10 pairs of tickets to the Weald of Kent Craft & Design show, £10 worth of goodies from Purplelinda… Continue reading

Corrections in Simply Knitting 136

Alan Dart’s Seaside Mobile There is a quantity error in the Seaside Mobile instructions. For the crab’s claws it says to make two pieces, when it should be four pieces. This then gives you two pairs, for in the making-up instructions it says ‘sew a pair of claws to the top edge of each leg’. Oh So Sweet Socks… Continue reading

Yarn Stories – Free Pattern and Shade Card

Yarn Stories

Check out the current offer from Yarn Stories – a free pattern and shade card! Fill in your details on their website and you can download a FREE pattern worth £4.00, plus they’ll send you one of two shade cards of beautifully vibrant yarn (Fine Merino – DK & 4Ply, or Fine Merino & Baby Alpaca… Continue reading

Monsieur Bearlaymont’s adventures – Alan Dart’s bear

Monsieur Bearlaymont

We love this! Subscriber Michelle Marshall got in touch to tell us how she’d knitted Alan Dart’s bear, Bearnard, from issue 123. “When I saw the pattern, I knew I had to make it for my colleague Beth”, Michelle says. “Part of her role at the moment means she is in Brussels frequently and I… Continue reading

Events at Black Sheep Wools

Black Sheep events

There’s a packed schedule of events at Black Sheep Wools next month, with some amazing knitting and crochet workshops lined up. Plus Sarah Shrimpton will be popping in one afternoon to sign copies of her very first book, ‘Beginner’s Guide to Crochet’. And the Craft Barn has a tea shop open every day with delicious… Continue reading