Simply Knitting

November 2021

Simply Knitting is the UK’s best-selling knitting magazine. Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve been knitting for years you’ll find lots of exciting patterns, knitting news and great buys in every issue. Subscription to this digital magazine does not include covermount items or the subscriber-only pages found within print copies, nor gives access to Craft Circle, the Craft subscriber online area.

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Immediate Media Company London Limited
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With days getting shorter, the close of summer can feel a little flat, but thankfully autumnal knitting brings texture-rich stitch patterns, bright, warm colours and more wonderfully squishy yarn options! Check out our on-trend batwing cardigan over on page 14. Designed by Sian Brown, it’s chunky, tweedy and comes with a unique grid pattern! Or perhaps you’re a fan of cables... Pat Menchini’s cable V-neck jumper on page 83 is quick to knit and super soft against the skin too. And, if you’re after a knit for the kids, Jane Burn’s squirrel jumper on page 25 comes with the fluffiest tail in King Cole Moments DK. When it comes to Simply Knitting’s regulars, a new-season issue means new reads too. Inspired by Simone Biles, a knitting Tom Daley and this…

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TOTALLY ROARSOME! Need to make a wild sofa statement this autumn? These stunning, big cat-inspired cushion patterns have been designed by Debbie Bliss in her new yarn Rialto Aran. All three patterns are available as a PDF download, or as a pattern and yarn pack, from LoveCrafts. PDF £3.50 or pack £33.50 from, 01409 404010 Editor’s choice This issue’s autumn must-buys chosen by SK Editor, Kirstie McLeod Studio Creator Video Maker Top Down Kit Do you like to create your own knitting content for social media or online? The Studio Creator Video Maker Top Down Kit makes it super simple and could be just what your videos need! £26.99, Available from Smyths and Amazon Deramores Essential DK Yarn Introducing the latest addition to the Deramores’ yarn range, Essentials DK. Soft and easy to use, this top acrylic…

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simply knitting’s guide to december

3 December ARM KNITTING WORKSHOP Station House, Adlestrop, Gloucestershire GL56 0YF Learn how to make a blanket in just a few hours using super-sized yarn and your arms in this fun workshop! The huge balls of 100% wool yarn are included in the price, so all you have to bring is yourself and you will go home with a very fashionable chunky blanket and a new love of extreme knitting. £85 per person. Visit or call 0770 4346458 to book your place 9 – 12 December VOGUE KNITTING LIVE Online Want to enjoy all the fun of a yarn show without having to leave your house, or even change out of your pyjamas? Vogue Knitting, usually based in the US, is hosting an online show every month this year for everyone to enjoy. Tickets are available for various…

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orange crunch

IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS YOU WILL NEED □ Stylecraft Special XL Tweed (super chunky, 97% acrylic, 3% viscose, 100g/68m) For yarn quantities and measurements see size table □ A pair of 9mm needles □ A pair of 10mm needles □ A 9mm circular needle, 80cm long □ A 10mm circular needle, 80cm long. TENSION 9 sts and 12 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over patt using 10mm needles ABBREVIATIONS For a full list see page 95 WHERE TO BUY □ For yarn stockists contact Stylecraft on 01484 848435 or visit www. OR YOU COULD TRY… □ Black Sheep Wools 01925 764231 or www. □ Wool Warehouse 01926 882818 or www. WHY NOT TRY... Circular needles are mainly for knitting in the round, but they are also a practical solution for the back panel and ribbed front edgings of this cardi, as they are long enough…

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shopping chic

IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS YOU WILL NEED □ Paintbox Yarns Super Chunky Wool Mix (50% wool, 50% acrylic, 100g/55m) 3 balls of Stormy Grey (904) □ A pair of 10mm needles □ Lining fabric, 38x63cm (15¼x13½in) □ Sewing needle and matching thread □ Faux leather handles TENSION 9 sts and 12 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over main patt using 10mm needles MEASUREMENTS Width 35cm (13¾in) Depth 30cm (12in) ABBREVIATIONS For a full list see page 95 WHERE TO BUY □ LoveCrafts 01409 404 010 or 15% off! LoveCrafts are offering 15% off Paintbox Yarns Super Chunky Wool Mix! Quote code LOVESK28 when you order by calling 01409 404 010 or visiting Offer ends 19 Oct 2021. TOP TIP If you’re looking to add a unique touch to your bag, why not swap the braided tie for an i-cord one? Super-quick to knit, you could even create one…

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nuts about you

IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS YOU WILL NEED □ King Cole Merino Blend DK (100% wool, 50g/104m) Yarn A Aran (46) Yarn B Fuchsia (787) Yarn C Walnut (3393) For yarn quantities and measurements see size table □ King Cole Moments DK (100% polyester, 50g/90m) 1 ball of Yarn D Ginger (1876) □ A pair of 3.25mm needles □ A pair of 4mm needles □ A 3.25mm circular needle OR DPNs (double-pointed needles) for neckband □ Locking stitch markers □ stitch holders □ Oddments of Black DK yarn or 3 small round buttons (for eyes and nose) TENSION 22 sts and 30 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over st st using 4mm needles ABBREVIATIONS S2kpo Sl 2 tog knitwise, K1, pass slipped sts over (2 sts dec’d) For a full list see page 95 WHERE TO BUY □ For yarn stockists contact King Cole on 01756 703670 or OR YOU COULD TRY... □…