The Knitter issue 87 – on sale now


The Knitter issue 87 is on sale now, with stunning, lightweight knits to complete your summer wardrobe. Our Summer Design Collection focuses on exquisite textures, interesting constructions and light, wearable knits. This month, Emma Vining’s talent for creating intricate stitch patterns brings us both the delicate, seamless top on our front cover, and a lightweight… Continue reading

Issue 87 Errata


Jardis pattern by Yarn Stories The Neckband section should read as follows: Neck trim Using 3.25mm circular needle and RS facing pick up and knit 18 sts down left front, 17 [18, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24] sts from stitch holder, 18 sts up right front and 53[54, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58] sts from… Continue reading

Competition: win tickets to Yarn in the City 2015

Great London Yarn Crawl

TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR THE GREAT LONDON YARN CRAWL 2015 The third annual Great London Yarn Crawl is taking place on Saturday 5th September, and this year there’s a fantastic Pop-Up Marketplace too! The Marketplace will include 30 yarn stalls, indie dyers and designers, including Skein Queen, Baa Ram Ewe, Eden Cottage Yarns, and Mrs… Continue reading

The Vintage Shetland Project – Susan Crawford and her Shetland Adventure

Susan Crawford book

The Vintage Shetland Project is knitwear expert Susan Crawford’s new knitting adventure – and she needs your help! Having spent four years exploring and recreating 25 knitwear pieces from the Shetland Museum archives – stitch by stitch, row by row – Susan now wants to publish the patterns in a book for knitters to enjoy. Each… Continue reading

Artesano crochet: their new crochet designer

Artesano offer

Artesano have exciting news: crochet designer Gaynor from The Barkham Hookers will be creating their exclusive crochet designs and kits. Available as both written patterns and charts, they’ll have designs for crocheters of all ages and abilities. The first pattern is due in August as a kit, including the ever popular Artesano Aran yarn. Gaynor set up… Continue reading

Issue 86 Errata

Olwen On rows 32 and 33 of the chart, stitch 9 should be worked in yarn A. Also in the neck edging section, the instructions are to knit across holders for the back and front necks.  These sts will have already been cast off so the instruction should be to pick up and knit.  … Continue reading

The Knitter issue 86 – on sale now

The Knitter issue 86

Our new issue, The Knitter issue 86, is on sale now, with Fair Isle and lace to create chic, flattering garments for your holiday wardrobe. Summer’s here, and our latest pattern collection brings you light, comfortable knits to wear whether you’re at home or abroad. Mary Henderson has created a gorgeous little sweater which combines traditional… Continue reading

Competition: win £75 of Artesano yarn!


In our new competition you could win £75 of Artesano yarn! Artesano is a family-run UK yarn company based in rural Berkshire, with a beautiful range of yarn from lace weight to aran, plus patterns and Brittany needles. The lucky winner can choose £75 of Artesano products – the perfect opportunity to knit an indulgent garment you’ve… Continue reading

Corrections in Issue 85

Kelp Forest When working the Cable pattern, if there are not enough sts left at the end of the row to work a cable or both a yarn-over and it’s balanced K2tog/SSK, work the rem sts in rib. The cable on row 20 of the Chart should be worked on Row 19. Row 20 should… Continue reading

The Knitter issue 85 – on sale now

The Knitter issue 85

The Knitter issue 85 is on sale now, to inspire you with our collection of textured summer patterns; you’ll find feminine garments using stunning lace and cables. Our Seaspray Collection draws on the textures, colours and skies seen around Britain’s shores to create stunning garments. Deborah Helmke’s ‘Sea Kelp’ tunic features rippling cables, while Anniken… Continue reading