Simply Knitting issue 120 is on sale now!

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Our bumper 4-in-1 issue, 120, is on sale now, packed with a huge collection of patterns for summer. As the days grow warmer, we thought it was high time we whet your appetite for fun and light knits. You’ll want a selection of light cover-ups for those typical mixed-weather days – choose from a luxurious silk… Continue reading

Competitions in Simply Knitting issue 120


Win Stylecraft Eskimo yarn! You can never have enough yarn, so we have eight balls each of grey and blue Stylecraft Eskimo DK yarn to give away – enough to make a jumper! See page 7 in issue 120 for this competition’s keyword, and to enter click here.   Win craft show tickets! We’ve got… Continue reading

Hats needed for premature babies in Tanzania!


If you’ve got any spare yarn lurking in that stash box of yours, why not put it to good use and knit a few hats? Premature babies. who are being taken care of in some of the few baby units in Masasi, southern Tanzania, desperately need your help. With premature children, it’s so important to… Continue reading

Unwind Brighton is back!


Hey knitters! Unwind Brighton is back – did you get your tickets over the weekend? If not, there’s still time to enrol yourself in one of the many knitting masterclasses at Brighton’s own knitting festival. Over the 11-13th July you’ll be able to attend a vast array of workshops from leading knitwear designers…think Woolly Wormhead,… Continue reading is live!


We know all our lovely knitters will be pleased to hear the announcement that Sirdar’s Sublime range is now online with its new website! Whether you use it on your desktop, tablet, or phone, you can now browse the range with ease and make the most of their beautiful collection of patterns and yarn. The… Continue reading

Join Kirstie Allsopp at the Handmade Fair!

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with craft heroine Kirstie Allsopp to launch the new Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace this September! You can enjoy a huge choice of workshops, including yarn & textiles, papercraft, upcycling, jewellery and food, plus sessions in the ‘Super Theatre’ with Kaffe Fassett, Annie Sloan and Cath… Continue reading

Simply Knitting issue 119 is on sale now!


Our new issue is on sale now, with fresh looks and new trends for you this spring! It’s time to knit light and lacy and embrace the warmer weather to come. There’s something for everyone this issue, with a sweet, simple pullover for the little ones and a sophisticated Fair Isle jumper for men! Add instant… Continue reading

Competitions in Simply Knitting issue 119


Issue 119 is on sale now, and our new competitions are open too. This month you could win a sheep pot form Herdy, a knitting project bag, and great puzzle prizes too! This fabulous Herdy sheep pot, which is hand cast and decorated by a family-run pottery in Sri Lanka, is perfect for stashing all… Continue reading

New Hanne Falkenberg kit – guest blog from Cucumberpatch

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Dan from Cucumberpatch has a new spring/summer design from Hanne Falkenberg in stock now… “The new ‘Dia’ kit is for a garter stitch jumper, worked vertically from side to side; the stitches are joined along the side seam under the right sleeve. The plain coloured yolk is worked back and forth from stitches picked up along… Continue reading

Kaffe Fassett at the American Museum in Britain

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We’ve all heard of Kaffe Fassett. He’s a renowned artist, using needlepoint, quilting and of course, knitting, to share his love of colour. Today is the opening of a new exhibition of his beautiful creations. A collection of works from Kaffe’s staggering 50 year career is on display at the American Museum in Britain until… Continue reading