February issue of Let’s Knit: on sale now!
- Molly Todd
Let’s Knit February issue is on sale NOW and it’s full to bursting with projects, features and more. With 23 gorgeous patterns knitted in great value yarns, last-minute winter knits, five lacy projects for you to try and the second instalment of #LKsecretgarden, this issue is certain to keep you going right through until spring!
Your FREE lace yarn kit with two bonus patterns!
We’re all about that lace this month at Let’s Knit headquarters, and we’ve got some beautiful patterns for knitters of all abilities to try! If you’re a newbie, have a go at Classic Aqua by Monica Russell or Azure Skies by Lucinda Ganderton – these are two, super-easy projects you can make by using your free yarn kit. More of seasoned knitter? Sian Brown’s Lilac Rose is an effortlessly pretty cardigan that will quickly become a timeless edition to your wardrobe, and Sweet Eve is the latest garment by resident lace expert Anniken Allis. Sweet Memories by Helen Ardley is a pair of stylish vintage mittens that you’ll want to wear all year round!
Looking for some last minute winter warmers? Don’t worry – we’ve got a great selection in store for you! Sunset Fields by Zoe Clements is a textured cowl that is sure to chase the February blues away. Add beads to your knits with Jane Burns’ Winchester Cathedral, a pair of twisted mittens reminiscent of beautiful stained glass windows. Live Forever is a of quick knits by Susie Johns – make one, two or even the entire set! We also have our second instalment of our #LKsecretgarden – what mystery squares will you find in this issue? Grab a copy to find out more!
We can’t resist cute knits for kids here at LK, so we’ve got a brilliant selection of makes specially for the younger members of the family in this issue, too. Basil the Snail is the latest character by toy extrordinaire Val Pierce, and is a great project for busting that stash! Dandelion is an adorable cushion in the shape of a bunny – designer Jane Burns certainly has spring at the forefront of her mind! Hearts Content by Nicola Valiji is a set of hanging hearts knitted in an array of colours – be careful, though, as you might just want to keep them for yourself instead of give it to your teenager!
Basil the Snail was knitted by toy expert Val Pierce and named by LK reader Diane Curran!
Projects, people, and past-times
Luxe for Less – Gorgeous luxury yarns don’t have to cost the earth. We’ve rounded up eight of our favourites just for you!
Measure for Measure – Searching for a quirky tape measure to add to your knitting bag? Look no further!
Ones to Watch for 2015 – Editorial assistant Molly Todd has been finding out about the companies we think are going to make it big over the next 12 months. From wool and patterns to accessories and more, keep your eye out for each and every one of these at a yarn shop near you!
Knitting Unravelled – Why do we knit some garments in the round, but others flat? What’s the difference between raglan and dolman sleeves? Deputy editor Adrienne Chandler is on hand to answer all!
Knit School – In the latest instalment of your exclusive Let’s Knit tutorial course, deputy editor Adrienne Chandler teaches us about the alternative colourwork techniques mosaic knitting, double knitting and the two-colour fisherman’s rib. You’ll be incorporating them into your own knitting before you know it!
Incredible giveaways – We’ve got over £1150 worth of giveaways for some lucky readers this month! Prizes include tickets to some fabulous craft shows as well as the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show, knitting bags, knitting and crochet accessories, limited edition Knit Pro needles and two brilliant crafting lamps from Daylight. What are you waiting for? Enter now!
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