New magazine – Today’s Quilter

Today's Quilter

Say hello to this new magazine – Today’s Quilter! Issue 1 goes on sale 17th September, and if you sign up now you can have the first 3 issues posted to your door for just £5*. Today’s Quilter has 100 pages of traditional quilting with a modern twist - projects, features, techniques and news, for intermediate… Continue reading

The Knitter issue 88 – on sale now

The Knitter issue 88 cover

The Knitter issue 88 is on sale now, with beautiful, luxurious garments with a timeless feel. We have a special ‘English Country Gardens’ collection, inspired by the timeless elegance, delicate foliage and nostalgic blooms – translated into thoroughly feminine yet totally wearable knits that evoke the best of Britain’s gardens. Among the designs are a luxurious,… Continue reading

Issue 88 Errata

Sissinghurst The name Sissinghurst incorrectly appeared above the chart for Rosemoor, for which the corrections are below. Sleeves The way the panel pattern is written for the beginning of the sleeves might be confusing to some, if you are having trouble with it then work as below: Row 1 (RS): K1, *yo, (K1, P1) 7… Continue reading

Competition: Gorgeous Yarns goodie bag

Gorgeous Yarns logo

It’s the first birthday of yarn company Gorgeous Yarns, and we’re celebrating with this fantastic competition! Worth almost £100, this prize includes a hand-made, silk-lined project bag, three skeins of alpaca/silk/linen Perran yarns DK in the Rosy Outlook shade (this new yarn isn’t even on their site yet!) and 2 sets of 4mm needles from Knit… Continue reading

Competition: win tickets to the Bristol Wool Fair 2015

Bristol Wool Fair

In our new competition you can win tickets to the Bristol Wool Fair 2015. This year the event runs from 11th to 13th September, and has moved to a new venue, Washing Pool Farm near Cribbs Causeway. The extra space means there’s room for over 80 stalls, selling unique hand-made gifts and yarns, a wide choice… Continue reading

The Sock Ruler – The Knitter’s Attic

Sock Ruler

Denise Ilmanen invented the Sock Ruler, an ingenious tool to help easily measure your sock as you knit it, and hold it flat. It works brilliantly whether you’re knitting socks cuff down or toe up – it can measure the length of the cuff, and the distances from top of cuff to start of heel flap… Continue reading

The Knitter issue 87 – on sale now

TK87_COVER

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

TK87_COVER

Jadis 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 stitch holder. 106 [108,… 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