The bikinis might be going back into storage, but it can’t be all bad – we’re heading into seasonal territory, where crocheted pumpkins, spiders and Christmas puds are the norm, and guess what? We have patterns for all of them inside this issue! Show us your multicoloured spiders… and join Pony McTate on her deep sea exploration on page 32.
I’ve just been on a flying visit to Helsinki for new-to-the-UK Novita’s 90th birthday party, and to see where they spin their yarns. What an adventure! Our Nordic collection (p14) features accessories and a snug jumper, all made in their scrummy yarns.