January yarn sale at Stash Fine Yarns

Stash Fine Yarns sale

We’ve heard from Steve at Stash Fine Yarns about their January yarn sale! It’s that time of year again, when they’re making space for the imminent arrival of the new season spring/summer 2015 yarns. “So now is a great time for you to fill your stash and make great savings on all our ranges of… Continue reading

Tengri yarns – The Knitter issue 80

Tengri yarns

Issue 80 features an in-depth look at Tengri yak yarns, which are as soft as cashmere, warmer than merino wool, odour-resistant, and breathable. We also have an exclusive discount code: for readers of The Knitter, they’re offering £5 off knitting yarns when you enter code tengriknitter15 at www.tengri.co.uk The offer ends 1st Feb 2015 at 12am. Tengri are also… Continue reading

Issue 79 Errata

Ginette Bergere de France The short row shaping section of this pattern shouldn’t say w&t, just turn.  Don’t wrap any of the sts.  Also ignore the part that says to pick up the wraps when knitting across all sts, just knit across them.  This was a misinterpretation of the original pattern when we were putting… Continue reading

New issue: The Knitter issue 79 is on sale now

New issue: The Knitter issue 79

Our new issue: The Knitter issue 79, is out now! Create warm and cosy knits for your winter wardrobe with our collection of colourwork and cable projects. Now is the perfect time to cast on something indulgent and luxurious for yourself, and to inspire you we have put together a collection of 14 stunning patterns,… Continue reading

Issue 78 Errata

There was an omission in Marie Wallin’s Ness pattern. Yarn E is Rowan Colourspun in Shade Buttertubs (270), one ball required for all sizes. Albertine Shawl There were a couple of errors in the written pattern and the symbols on Chart D. Corrected Chart D: Chart D Corrected text: Row 1 (RS): Sl 1, K3,… Continue reading

The Knitter issue 78 – on sale now

Issue 78 cover

Our new issue, 78, is on sale now! This month’s exclusive Frost Collection brings you beautiful knits with a touch of sparkle, which will make you feel elegant whether worn to the office or to a winter party. Lisa Richardson’s elegant tank top blends Kidsilk Haze with a subtle shimmer, while the exquisite shawl by… Continue reading

Nostepinne ball winder – Juliet’s blog


Juliet has discovered the Nostepinne ball winder – have you tried one? “There is something really exciting about untangling a hank of yarn. Okay maybe that sounds a bit sad but if you knit, crochet or weave you will know what I mean. It’s the sense of anticipation about what’s to come, the comforting feel… Continue reading

MillaMia Limited Edition colours, and free Halloween patterns

MillaMia bats

Last year MillaMia launched Lime and Cobalt as limited edition colours of their Naturally Soft Merino yarn. This year they’ve added another two new shades: Teal (182) and Pumpkin (183). They’re bright and vibrant – perfect for adding a pop of colour – and complement the existing range of neutrals, and bright and dark shades. There will be… Continue reading

Free pattern: knitted cactus

Free pattern: knitted cacti

We love this free pattern for a knitted cactus, and there are three designs to choose from. These wonderful woolly cacti will last much longer than the real thing – and they’re perfectly prickle-free. Lucille Randall’s three cactus designs are fun to knit, and they’ll make fantastic gifts – for Christmas, or as a housewarming… Continue reading

The Knitter issue 77: on sale now

The Knitter issue 77

Our latest issue, The Knitter issue 77, is on sale now. Create stunning knits for family and friends with our collection of 20 inspiring patterns. Inside you’ll find plenty of inspiration for your Christmas gift knitting with our collection of accessory patterns, plus seven gorgeous jumpers and cardigans! Whether you’re looking for ideas for your Christmas gift… Continue reading