We’ve teamed up with some of your favourite brands to bring you fab bundles of yarn, great patterns and more in our exciting collection of giveaways this month! Got your copy of Simply Knitting issue 189? All you need to do to enter is simply click on the giveaway of your choice below and fill out the entry form, using the code for that giveaway (on page 34 in issue 189). Good luck!
1. Super Snuggly
Peter Pan has launched a fabulous new yarn range that’s just perfect for baby knits! Peter Pan Binky DK is a gorgeously soft and cosy yarn that comes in eight pastel shades. There’s also a selection of patterns to show off the yarn, ranging from snuggly toys and blankets to a onesie, jumpers and cardigans. We particularly love this adorable giraffe jacket little ones are sure to love! We’ve got five kits to give away, worth £22.74 each, containing the pattern and all the yarn you need to make the largest size. Visit www.tbramsden.co.uk for more great yarns and patterns.
2. Do It Bright
Made from pure British wool, ColourLab DK from West Yorkshire Spinners is one of our go-to yarns. It has the added bonus of being practical and machine washable, and is available in a gorgeous range of vibrant colours. With a colourful combination of bright solid shades and coordinating self-striping yarns, they’re ideal for children’s knits – and they’ve just launched a new pattern book, ColourLab DK Kids. This fab book complements the yarn perfectly and contains six fun designs for children by designer Jenny Watson. We have a great bundle of books and yarn to give away – three lucky winners will each receive a copy of the book plus five balls of ColourLab DK yarn, worth £41. That’s more than enough to get you started on creating some exciting bright knits! www.wyspinners.com
3. Coming Up Roses
Transform a simple dress or skirt with this gorgeous jumper from Bergère de France. It’s worked in an elegant navy with coloured stripes, and sports a stunning embroidered patch on the front. We’ve got one pack containing the pattern, embroidered patch and all the Bergère de France Ideal yarn you need to work the largest size, worth £58.09 in total, for one lucky reader. Find more at www.bergeredefrance.co.uk.
4. Wrap It Up
Come rain or shine, hot or cold, there’s nothing like a knitted wrap or snood to accessorise an outfit and keep cool breezes at bay. Wrap Your Style from Quail Studio contains eight cosy designs that will take you from late summer to next spring, all worked in beautiful Rowan yarns. We’ve got nine copies of this pattern book to give away, worth £9.95 each. Discover more patterns and yarns at www.knitrowan.com.
5. Colourful Cottons
Whether it’s cool tees, stylish throws or lacy shawls, cotton is the perfect summer fibre – all natural, and great for warmer weather. This fab collection of Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK includes a wonderful range of intense, vibrant colours – and it’s also machine washable too! Paintbox Yarns works to a standard tension, so there’s no shortage of stunning patterns to choose from across their ranges. We’ve got three 10-ball packs of yarn, worth £25 each, to give away to three lucky readers. Visit www.lovecrafts.com for more information.
Five people can win a copy of 201 Knitting motifs, blocks, projects and ideas by Nikki Trench (£12.99), courtesy of Cico Books. See page 70 for more details, and the submit button will appear when you've filled in all the boxes and answered the maths sum at the bottom.
For our crossword we have five £10 prize bundles packed with knitting goodies to be won!