New issue: Simply Knitting issue 125 is on sale now

New issue: Simply Knitting issue 125

Our new issue is on sale now, and with Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to get prepared. If you’re planning a quiet night in, we’ve got just what you need. Our Collection of Halloween knits has all the essentials for a scary-movie-marathon: cosy slippers to keep your toes warm, decorative bats to set… Continue reading

Competitions in Simply Knitting issue 125

Competition: Win tickets to the Knitting & Stitching Show

Issue 125 of Simply Knitting goes on sale on Friday 12th September, and our competitions are open now. Good luck! Three lucky readers will each win a beautiful fabric needle case from Mili, to keep your favourite needles safe and secure. To enter turn to page 7 in issue 125 to find this competition’s keyword,… Continue reading

ak traditions: The Handmade Fair preview

ak traditions knitted dolls kit

Kirstie Allsopp’s pick of the week for The Handmade Fair  is ak traditions. We had a chat to Annie Hider from ak traditions about her busy schedule, her passion for craft and what she’s looking forward to most at The Handmade Fair. What does a typical day at work look like for you? Crazy … my day starts… Continue reading

Corrections in Issue 124

Silent Movie Mice The Heroine Mouse The arms for this pattern were missed out – the instruction is as follows: PUFFED SLEEVES make 2 pieces With Light Grey Mix cast on 4 sts for top edge and continue in st st. Inc row: Inc into every st to end [8 sts]. P 1 row. Inc 1… Continue reading

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