In this issue, released a few weeks before the holidays, are several yarn reviews like jumbo yarn Red Heart Boutique Irresistible, Classic Shades Frenzy and their new marled colorways and Prose yarn which will convince you to start knitting socks if you haven't already. In very little time, you'll have a knitted cushion cover, or an afghan or a trendy jumbo scarf. See the jumbo blanket I knit with Irresistible yarn in just under two weeks, it's very big! Check out the several tutorials like 7 methods for successful toe-up socks, how dropped stitches create a knitted lace pattern, all about single ply yarns and overcoming their potential challenges, how to knit a mock cable pattern and how to make a cowl into a toddler sweater. You've got just enough time to read this exciting issue and still make something for someone special for the holidays and the winter season ahead. Enjoy the issue!
February’s eNewsletter is here and, this month, we bring you news of our brand new spring collections and new Knitting & Crochet Magazine 61. We also take a look at impressive retailer Fringe in London and hear about an exciting new knit along, coming next month!
The November / December issue of the Row@n eNewsletter has arrived! We hope you will enjoy your new issue, which brings you no less than TWO free patterns, an interview with the fabulous Dee Hardwicke, a feature on retailer The Wool Merchant and details of some brilliant workshops at McAree Bros in Scotland. We also take a look at our Big Wool yarn – always a winter favourite.
Welcome to a new issue of KNITmuch magazine! We review four yarns, two yarns created with natural fibers and two with acrylics. Check them out! See how they are constructed, the fiber content, how they knit up, and suggestions for knitting projects.
I'm talking about Uptown Worsted Magix, a new addition to the Uptown Worsted collection that has anti-pilling properties you'll be excited about. Dreamy yarn, an acrylic yarn perfect for those soft socks, blankets and anything you want to feel cozy in.
Another new yarn this year, Chic Sheep by Marly Bird is 100% merino wool by Red Heart. For natural fiber lovers check out the properties that make this an excellent choice for winter knitting. And for those who knit their summer clothes during the winter, included is our review of Papyrus yarn, a soft linen and cotton blend that offers cool and soft knits for the whole family.
Don't miss our tutorials on steam blocking, how to write patterns for beginner knitters, the anatomy of a knitted beret and bunny ears decreases make an excellent motif for a baby blanket, and you know there's so much more.
September’s eNewsletter is here, featuring a sneak peek of some exciting news coming next month, alongside some beautiful new Christmas jumper designs. We also hear from retailer Fibreworks in Chipping Norton, look at pictures from a fabulous knitting in public event in Italy and look at new yarn Alpaca Merino DK in a closer light.
Finally, we tell you about the new Fairisle Club with Marie Wallin and introduce the UK Hand Knitting Association’s charity knitting campaign, set to take place in October.