Simply Knitting issue 172 - on sale now

SK cover 172
On Sale Date
19th April 2018

Welcome to a month of big celebrations! Not only will Meghan and Harry tie the knot in May, it’s Father’s Day in June and the World Cup kicks off in Russia in July. Phew!

These are perfect opportunities to cast on and celebrate with your needles! Having a royal wedding tea party? Decorate it with Ann Franklin’s trio of bridal knits, including gold tealight covers, red, white and blue bunting and the cutest bride and groom cake toppers you’ve ever seen!

Need Father’s Day ideas? Cast on Pat Menchini’s basketweave sweater in racing green. Catering for the soccer mad? Then Tea Cosy Folk’s brilliant World Cup tea cosy is for you – it’s perfect for those half-time cuppas!

Simply Knitting 172 contents

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