Simply Knitting is the most popular and best-loved knitting magazine in the UK. Each issue is packed full of creative ideas and is guaranteed to have something to delight every reader whatever their knitting ability. Inside you’ll find a wide range of fantastic patterns including stylish garments for all the family, creative knits for the home, fashionable accessories to wear and an exclusive toy pattern from our star designer – Alan Dart.
Our current and back issues are below…
Simply Knitting – Issue 162£5.99
Our new issue of Simply Knitting, issue 162, is on sale now and we’ll help you get holiday ready with plenty of knitting for sunny days.
In this month’s issue we have you covered with gorgeous summer essentials perfect for a sunny summer get away or enjoying the British climes closer to home. Think bright and breezy and loose and lacy, our summer cast ons will have you holiday ready in no time! This issue is packed full of so many cool makes you won’t know where to begin.
Ever practical we have made sure this month’s knits are the perfect size to pack away easily in your suitcase and our carefully chosen patterns have you covered from bustling airport lounges to sight seeing and cooler evenings closer to home.
Not to be missed is our super-simple vest, the perfect quick knit to keep you cool abroad or looking super stylish while travelling long haul, and you’ll have everyone cooing over your little ones in our Nautical baby cardi and mouse dress!
Staying at home this year? Keep the tropics with you with our tropical Beach tea cosy easily packed away with your other summer essentials in our knitted summer bag for the perfect getaway.
If it’s knitting know-how you’re after, turn to our reliable product and yarn reviews and try your hand at bonding with Purls of Wisdom from Kath Garner. Wilmslow knitting club are here to say hello in our Knit and Natter and we have some clever essentials for travel knitting. Ready to say hello, our latest Alan Dart treasures are a couple of victorious Vikings, Victor and Vera and don’t forget your chance to win prizes worth over £600!
New issue on sale now!
Simply Knitting – Issue 161£5.99
In this month’s issue we’ve gone totally tropical for the summer! We’re tackling the heat with bright cotton knits, open lacy designs, short-sleeved tops and light, beautiful knits. Plus, we’ve tried out a fab new print yarn with a pretty lace jumper.
And it’s not just our knitting that’s taken a tropical twist, we’ve picked our top ten accessories inspired by flamingos, pineapples, watermelons and more – treat yourself, you know you want to!
If you’re after more muted shades you’ll love Louise’s knitting kit essentials, as well as this month’s freebie,
Hedgie, the adorable pincushion. They’ll both help you keep things shipshape! Speaking of which, it’s well worth a trip to Sheringham Museum for an exciting new exhibition of European ganseys. We were lucky enough to go behind the scenes and take a look at their fascinating history.
The newest designs from Alan Dart are a mini motley crew, and you can see them running amok in Issue 161. These tots are up to nothing but trouble, so watch out for flying food and utensils…We hope you have as much fun knitting these cheeky babies as they seem to be having!
Simply Knitting Issue 160£5.99
2 Free Gifts! 5mm Square Needles & Charity Book
In the issue:24 Summer Patterns – turn up the colour! Stripes, lace and sideways knits. Get your knits beach ready!
Ooh la la! The sweetest skunk ever – Alan Dart exclusive.
Stylish knits for you up to size 26
Plus Knits you’ll love: Teen stripy top| Boys Cable jumper | Fun racing car tea cosy| Our favourite fashion yarns|
Simply Knitting Issue 159£5.99
In this issue:
2 FREE gifts! Andy yarn cutter + 32 page Rowan baby guide
84 Designs & ideas:
- Rose bag
- How to knit intarsia
- toddler dress
24 FAB knits:
- Lace Cardi
- Slip stitch top
- Alan Dart toy
- Super socks
- Retro cushion
- Men's jacket
Gorgeous makes from under £10
PLUS Great giveaways to win!
Simply Knitting Issue 158£5.99
With the latest issue of Simply Knitting you’ll find your super cute unicorn kit and toy knits booklet, featuring adorable makes for little ones.
Inside issue 158: Get set for Spring with beautiful patters for every skill level, we’ve got the new pastel trend covered, fab makes for home & family and quick knit gifts for a special day.
PLUS: Adorable onesie for baby, magic loop socks and much more!
Simply Knitting Issue 157£6.99
In this issue:
BEST GIFT EVER! Gorgeous satin needle roll.
WIN! £1000 + great prizes.
20 patterns you’ll love
Have a Happy Easter! Treats for family & friends
Primrose lamb – Alan Dart exclusive
New season spring knits – on trend shades & easy wear shapes
Fab fun designs – gorgeous knits from under £5
Casual set – get creative in stocking stitch
Simply Knitting Issue 156£5.99
In this issue:
2 Free gifts! + 78 pattern ideas
Fabulous knits to love – accessories to make from under £8!
Happy Mother’s Day! Treats for family & friends
Super cool for kids
Clever braided rib
Try ribbon stitch – perfect knits for teens
Simply Knitting Issue 155 – 2 Free Gifts!£5.99
2 Free Gifts – Needles & Pattern Book, plus 78 patterns & Ideas!
In this issue:
32 Patterns you’ll love. Knits for all the family! Hats, Mitts, Tops & more
Snuggle up in style, casual patterns for easy days
Simple Fair Isle, fun chunky knits
The love issue: multi way shawl
Plus: Valentine gifts, textured argyle, super cosy subtle cables, how to make perfect buttons holes, and much more
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