The Knitter issue 89: on sale now

Issue 89

Our new issue, The Knitter issue 89, is on sale now. Create gorgeous garments for autumn in lace, cables and colour, from our latest pattern collection. Plan your autumn knitting projects – our designers have been playing with colour and texture to bring you stylish yet comfortable seasonal knits. Eline Oftedal’s cardigan uses a traditional yoked… Continue reading

The Knitter Issue 89 Errata

Wheal Shawl The yarn suggested should be Islington 4ply, not DK. Caradoc The sleeve lengths given in inches are wrong. They should be 19.5 (19.5: 19.25: 18.75: 18.5)in Sweet Chestnut socks Please ignore the UK shoe sizes given and go by the actual foot length given.  

Competition: win Creativebug craft tutorials plus £150 Amazon vouchers


Creativebug is a professional collection of video classes, and we’re giving away a year’s membership, plus 12 tutorials you can keep forever – and £150 of Amazon vouchers so you can stock up on yarn, needles, and more! There are over 500 classes to choose from, all free to watch, and the Creativebug team add two… Continue reading

Competition: Cashmered yarn

Cashmered yarns

In our new competition you could win 4 balls of Cashmered yarn – 100% Grade A cashmere (the very best). Equivalent to 3 ply, it’s perfect for luxurious knitted clothes, accessories and baby projects. We’d like you to have a look at the 22 colours available here online and select three or four shades for your dream… Continue reading

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