NEW KNIT READS
We love fresh, funky kids’ knits that rival high-street makes and this month the knit experts at Yarn Stories are treating us to a fabulous new collection called Drift. Packed with the coolest beanies, scarves, jumpers, cardigans and snoods (like Samphire left, £4 for a collection of four accessories patterns), there’s no lack of street cred whether you’re knitting for a boy or girl. The Drift collection is also available as a book from most yarn shops. Find this and more patterns at yarnstories.com. ReadyRe for your first garment? Then WoolWo And The Gang’s Norma Top a give go! WoolWo And The Gang make knitting a fashionablefas garment easy. This chunky Norma SweaterSw kit (£65) comes with all you need to getge started. Just pick a yarn shade from their 28-strong28 range – from Lipstick Red to Ultra Violet,Vio there’s a colour to suit everyone’s style. DiscoverDis more at woolandthegang.com. 30-MINUTE KNITS Carol Meldrum (£9.99, Love knitting on the bus to work? Or in your lunch break? Then this book could be perfect for you. Packed with knits for knitters of all abilities, it’s a whole lot of 30-minute fun!
Search Press) LACE KNITS Ann Kingstone (£17.50, Rowan) From quick-to-finish basic projects to intricate openwork marvels, this book has all the stepby-steps you need to master this technique, whatever your current level. KNITTED ANIMAL SCARVES, MITTENS AND SOCKS Fiona Goble (£12.99, Cico Books) JUNIOR COLOUR KNITS Erika Knight (£9.95, Quail Publishing) If you’re looking for a book that’s filled with colourful designs then this is for you. Packed with simple ideas for babies and kids it’s ideal for those new to knitting for children.
Cute as a button, quirky and highly wearable, we love this collection of 35 fluffy and fun animal knits for little and big people alike! Available to buy from 10 September.
Made up of 70% wool and 30% silk, you know this yarn’s going to knit up like a dream, creating garments of brilliant quality. Worked on 10 to 15mm needles, it comes in six deep, muted colours, perfect for autumn and winter. £11.99, knitrowan.com
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