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

Correction 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’.

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

Drink, knit, and give to charity!

The Little Knitting Company Open Day 4-Jul-15

The Little Knitting Company are at it again! They’re hosting their seventh annual Open Day and Knit In on Saturday 4th July from 11am until 4pm, at their lovely local pub, the Horse and Jockey. It’ll be a knitting bonanza, with all sorts of yarn and knitting paraphernalia available for purchase as well as some… Continue reading

Competitions in Simply Knitting issue 135

Simply Knitting issue 135 is on sale on Friday 19th June, and our new competitions are open now! This month we’re giving away one of Carol Harrison’s amazing handmade budgies, 10 pairs of tickets to the Chilterns Craft & Design Show, £10 worth of goodies from Purplelinda Crafts, and 10 copies of Knit Scarves and Shawls… Continue reading

Simply Knitting issue 135 is on sale now!

Simply Knitting issue 135

Simply Knitting issue 135 is on sale from Friday 18th June, so get set for summer with fabulous knits for you and your home. Our designs include a soft round-neck cardigan, lace T-shirt, kimono cardigan, casual beach bag, handy pet organiser, tableware collection and a cute quick-make jacket for little ones. Plus, Alan Dart’s Pretty Polly…. Continue reading

Corrections in Simply Knitting 135

Simply Knitting issue 135

Riviera The yarn quantites for this garment were out and should read 9 (9:11:12:13:14) balls.  Apologies for any inconvenience.   Corrections in Knits for Summer Everyday, by Bergere de France (p.15) Measurements for TO FIT BUST should read 32, 36, 40, and 44 in inches (cm measurements are correct). Mint Tea A few errors crept… Continue reading