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The Knitter 133

The Knitter caters for skilled knitters with more than 10 challenging patterns in each issue. The Knitter has beautiful, original patterns and inspiration from world-class designers. Our patterns aren’t just fabulous to look at, they’re enjoyable to make, with a few unusual techniques and intriguing ways with yarns for you to try.

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the knitter issue 133

It’s time to treat yourself to something beautiful! Choose a special hand-dyed yarn to knit Charlotte Walford’s elegant shawl on p53, enjoy creating stunning cables with Emma Vining’s intricate cardigan project on p26, plus try a modern Nordic pattern from Scandinavian superstars Arne & Carlos in our special supplement.CreateKnitEnjoyfacebook.com/TheKnitterMagtwitter.com/TheKnitterMagravelry.com/groups/the-knitter ■…

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knits to treasure

Be inspired by our beautiful stitch patterns! Colourwork plays a starring role in this issue, including Eline Oftedal’s Nordic motifs and Kaffe Fassett’s graphic intarsia. Elegant cables decorate garments from Emma Vining and Pat Menchini, while we have lovely lace from Charlotte Walford.Our design showcase special yarns including Daughter of a Shepherd, John Arbon, Lottieknits and The Uncommon Thread.HAPPY KNITTING!from The Knitter teamOur featured designersCharlotte WalfordCharlotte is a designer and the dyer behind the Lottieknits brand. She loves to design lace shawls to show off her luxury hand-dyed yarns. Charlotte’s first project for The Knitter is an elegant crescent shawl which blends geometric lace with a floral edging, on page 53.Emma ViningEmma is known for her exquisite stitch patterns and fabric textures, many of which have been influenced by artefacts…

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ashdown forest

The stitch pattern uses mock cables and cluster stitches STITCH PATTERNSCHART A (written instructions) (* to * denotes 16-st repeat)Row 1 (RS): (K1, P1) 3 times, K3, P1, yo, K1, *skpo, P3, K3, P3, K2tog, (K1, yo) twice, K1*, skpo, P3, K3, P3, K2tog, K1, yo, P1, K3, (P1, K1) 3 times.Row 2 (WS): (K1, P1) twice, K2, P3, K2, P2, K3, P3, K3, P1, *P6, K3, P3, K3, P1*, P1, K2, P3, K2, (P1, K1) twice.Row 3: (K1, P1) 3 times, MC, P2, yo, *K1, skpo, P2, MC, P2, K2tog, K1, yo, MC, yo*, K1, skpo, P2, MC, P2, K2tog, K1, yo, P2, MC, (P1, K1) 3 times.Row 4: (K1, P1) twice, K2, P3, K3, P2, K2, P3, K2, P2, *K1, P3, K1, P2, K2, P3, K2, P2*, K3, P3,…

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the knitter loves…

The book has 11 curving, elegant shawl designs CREATIVE CURLSFilled with wonderfully curving shapes that drape around your shoulders beautifully, the new book from Hunter Hammersen is a delight! Curls 3 is the latest in her series of pattern collections offering asymmetric ‘curls’ that can be made small and worn as cowls, or made longer to create scarves or shawls.The focus is on texture, from the elegantly simple eyelet stripes of ‘Apatite’, to the sculptural lace of ‘Merlinite’ and ‘Zincite’. A smart chevron pattern worked in twisted stitches decorates the ‘Howlite’ design, while ‘Charoite’ features a cable pattern worked in a gradient yarn for a sophisticated look.The patterns are designed to be knitted at any gauge, in any yarn, and are all charted. £19.99 from www.searchpress.com; also available to download for…

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new books

WOOL STUDIO: THE NORAH GAUGHAN COLLECTIONby Norah GaughanLegendary designer Norah Gaughan has created 10 brand-new projects for this e-book. It’s a capsule collection of five garments and five accessories for women, all displaying Norah’s talent with cables and textured stitches. Patterns include a chic turtleneck dress, a stunning sweater, go-with-everything textured cardigans and pullovers, and beautifully cabled wraps and cowls.$14.99, Interweave Press http://bit.ly/woolstudiongVIBRANT CONNECTIONSKirsten Kapur for mYakLove to knit and wear bright, colourful knits with a modern style? Kirsten Kapur’s new pattern collection for yarn brand mYak has nine vivid designs that play with colour and stitch pattern in exciting ways. The e-book includes a range of shawls, slip stitch accessories, and a gorgeous colourwork yoked sweater for women and girls.$30 from http://bit.ly/kapurmyakMORE SUPER SOCKSChristine PerryBecome a better sock knitter…

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knitting kits

HINNY MITTS & COWLby Jo Storie for Fine Fettle FibresPrice £37. Includes 2 x 100g skeins of Barefaced DK yarn, plus pattern. www.finefettlefibres.uk 01670 600001HELEN SCARF/TAIT BERETby Susan CrawfordPrice £54 for beret only, £72 for scarf only, £84 for both. Includes Susan Crawford Fenella yarn. www.susancrawfordvintage.comOH BEE HIVE COWLby Wendy Jane PatersonPrice £11.81. Includes 2 x 50g balls of West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4ply, plus pattern. www.deramores.com ■…