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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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our featured designers

Sarah Hatton Sarah honed her skills as part of Rowan’s in-house design team, and since becoming an independent designer her work has appeared in top knitting magazines and in her own range of pattern books. This month, she brings us a lovely cardigan with a cabled yoke. Find it on page 8. Vithard Villumsen Known by his fans as the ‘Prince of Knitting’, Danish designer Vithard explores colour and geometric shapes in his knitting. His latest pattern for us is a lightweight top with an interesting construction, knitted in a Japanese silk yarn. It appears in our special supplement. Penny Batchelor Journalist Penny has an award-winning blog celebrating modern British knitting, called AWoollyYarn.co.uk. She is a regular contributor to The Knitter, interviewing yarn producers and shop owners, and this month she meets Michelle at The…

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CIRCULAR YOKED sweaters and cardigans are hugely popular right now, and Sarah Hatton’s latest design features a lovely stitch pattern. Bands of elegant cables extend up the front of the cardigan, either side of the button bands, and continue around the yoke. Moss stitch welts add extra textural interest around the lower body and sleeves. The garment is knitted in Rowan’s gorgeous Softyak DK yarn. SIZE YARN NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES 3.25mm (UK 10/US 3) circular needles, 80cm long 4mm (UK 8/US 6) circular needles, 80cm long Set of 3.25mm (UK 10/US 3) double-pointed needles (DPNs) for sleeves Set of 4mm (UK 8/US 6) DPNs for sleeves Cable needle (cn) Stitch holders Stitch markers, including two red and two blue markers (or two contrasting colours) 7 buttons YARN STOCKISTS Rowan 01484 950630 www.knitrowan.com TENSION 22 sts and 30 rows to 10cm over st st on 4mm…

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the knitter loves…

BEST IN CLASS Black Sheep Wools is renowned for its excellent workshop programme, and the Warrington store has an exciting line-up for the months ahead. A host of leading experts has been assembled, and there is a choice of half-day or full-day classes. You will be able to explore brioche stitch and Continental knitting with our former editor, Juliet Bernard. Fair Isle expert Ann Kingstone will be leading a class on stranded colourwork socks, while inspirational intarsia designer Dee Hardwicke will be sharing her knowledge on 24 November. There are opportunities to try something completely new, too, such as dyeing with Debbie Tomkies, spinning with Cathy Wright, and crochet with Carol Meldrum. www.blacksheepwools.com 01925 764231 Ace from AC! Jen and Jim of AC Knitwear have launched their own yarn, a 4ply blend of Highland wool &…

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new books

JAPANESE KNITTING by Michiyo This new book captures the spirit of Japan’s modern fashion. Created by Japanese designer Michiyo and translated by Gayle Roehm, it has 23 knitting and crochet projects with a minimalist yet feminine look, including tunics and raglan cardigans, and a Japanese take on the classic Nordic sweater. There are also tips for Western knitters on how to follow Japanese patterns. £12.99, Tuttle Publishing VOLUME 1: BEGINNINGS Rachel Atkinson Rachel Atkinson has published her first book of patterns using her Daughter of a Shepherd Hebridean/Zwartbles yarn range. It has 10 smart projects for men and women, created by Rachel and other star designers such as Bristol Ivy, Rachel Coopey, Sarah Hatton and Tom of Holland. The patterns include sweaters and cardigans, shawls and wraps; all are handsome and timeless, perfect for showing off…

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sumptuous silk

GLEEM LACE by Fyberspates Price £15.99 per 100g/800m skein. 55% Bluefaced Leicester wool, 45% silk. Shown in shade Sea Glass (726). www.fyberspates.com/retailers 07546 948 378 EXQUISITE by West Yorkshire Spinners Price £13.95 per 100g/800m skein. 80% Falkland wool, 20% mulberry silk. Shown in shade Rose (560). www.wyspinners.com 01535 664500 50:50 MERINO SILK LACE by Watercolours & Lace Price £20 per 100g/800m skein. 50% silk, 50% merino. Hand-dyed, shown in colourway Emerald Peacock. www.watercoloursandlace.co.uk…

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on my needles

We’re looking forward to welcoming our fourth nephew to the family, and to mark the occasion I wanted to knit a little something special. I immediately turned to Tin Can Knits for inspiration, as I know their patterns for babies are always stylish yet practical and easy to follow. I chose the ‘Peanut’ tank top from Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe, an e-book of projects for babies. Described as a “hipster chic Fair Isle vest for a little peanut”, I love its smart colourwork! The original uses a gorgeous hand-dyed yarn from The Uncommon Thread, but I’ve chosen something a little more easy to care for - DROPS Karisma Superwash, a worsted-weight wool. I’m using the same teal and yellow colour scheme as one of the samples. I’ll also be making a…