News for Knitters

The fabulously talented Mel Clark will be making a visit to Loop London on Sunday 18th November, you can find more info on the Love Crafts Blog.

Mel’s book is full of gorgeous, fashionable knits and I have most of them on my ever growing “want to make” list.

If you are in London this Sunday, do drop by and say hello – after all none of us yarny types really need an excuse to visit Loop – do we?

Next, I wanted to let you all know about the new issue of Knit Today, which goes on sale this week and features a gorgeous free gift. My lovely friend Lynne has designed a beautiful collection of knitted flowers (one for every month of the year). Go on, treat yourself (or a friend) to this issue which is full of gorgeous patterns as always.

And, if you’re thinking about present for friends who crochet, do take a look at Claire Montgomerie’s beautiful new book Fashion Crochet is out now and features a couple of lovely designs by Emma Varnam.
Do you have a favourite book that you’d like to share with other knitters and crochet fans? Do let me know.

T x

 

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