Unwind Brighton is back!

Hey knitters! Unwind Brighton is back – did you get your tickets over the weekend? If not, there’s still time to enrol yourself in one of the many knitting masterclasses at Brighton’s own knitting festival. Over the 11-13th July you’ll be able to attend a vast array of workshops from leading knitwear designers…think Woolly Wormhead,… Continue reading

Sublimeyarns.com is live!

We know all our lovely knitters will be pleased to hear the announcement that Sirdar’s Sublime range is now online with its new website! Whether you use it on your desktop, tablet, or phone, you can now browse the range with ease and make the most of their beautiful collection of patterns and yarn. The… Continue reading

Join Kirstie Allsopp at the Handmade Fair!

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with craft heroine Kirstie Allsopp to launch the new Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace this September! You can enjoy a huge choice of workshops, including yarn & textiles, papercraft, upcycling, jewellery and food, plus sessions in the ‘Super Theatre’ with Kaffe Fassett, Annie Sloan and Cath… Continue reading

Simply Knitting issue 119 is on sale now!

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Our new issue is on sale now, with fresh looks and new trends for you this spring! It’s time to knit light and lacy and embrace the warmer weather to come. There’s something for everyone this issue, with a sweet, simple pullover for the little ones and a sophisticated Fair Isle jumper for men! Add instant… Continue reading

Competitions in Simply Knitting issue 119

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Issue 119 is on sale now, and our new competitions are open too. This month you could win a sheep pot form Herdy, a knitting project bag, and great puzzle prizes too! This fabulous Herdy sheep pot, which is hand cast and decorated by a family-run pottery in Sri Lanka, is perfect for stashing all… Continue reading

New Hanne Falkenberg kit – guest blog from Cucumberpatch

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Dan from Cucumberpatch has a new spring/summer design from Hanne Falkenberg in stock now… “The new ‘Dia’ kit is for a garter stitch jumper, worked vertically from side to side; the stitches are joined along the side seam under the right sleeve. The plain coloured yolk is worked back and forth from stitches picked up along… Continue reading

Kaffe Fassett at the American Museum in Britain

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We’ve all heard of Kaffe Fassett. He’s a renowned artist, using needlepoint, quilting and of course, knitting, to share his love of colour. Today is the opening of a new exhibition of his beautiful creations. A collection of works from Kaffe’s staggering 50 year career is on display at the American Museum in Britain until… Continue reading

Win tickets to the Hobbycrafts show in London!

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Ten lucky readers will win a pair of tickets to the Hobbycrafts, Creative Stitches and Fashion & Embroidery show in London’s ExCeL exhibition centre. To enter, click here and complete the entry form. The competition closes on Tuesday 25th March.

Mollie Makes: DIY Fashion is out now

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Craft and customise your wardrobe with the new DIY Fashion special by Mollie Makes. Covering easy projects in 132 pages, Mollie Makes DIY Fashion includes ideas for embellishing your clothes, making your own accessories, and the very best in vintage, bohemian, quirky and retro looks to help you get a style that’s all your own. In Mollie Makes DIY Fashion you’ll find easy-to-follow instructions to sew, crochet,… Continue reading

Corrections in Simply Knitting issue 118

We’re sorry, we omitted the shaded squares in the Sudoku puzzle in issue 118. The answer you need to supply are the numbers in the following three squares: Top row, 3rd square from the left 4th row, 5th square from the left 8th row, 1st square from the left   Lacy shawl, p.56 We’re sorry… Continue reading