Patterns

Rowan Various 8 trendy pieces In bright colours

Pattern book name; Studio 16

Eighties styles are hot right now, and while many would prefer that the decade stayed lost, there's one element we're welcoming back: bright colour.

Rowan's Studio 16 pattern collection takes sizzling coloursfrom their Handknit Cotton, Cotton Glace and Bamboo Soft ranges and uses them to create statement pieces you'11 be rushingto get into your wardrobe.

Look past the dazzling shades andyou'll : find practical, versatile cardigans and tops, ready to be worn tothe office orthe park-just pick the colour that's right for you, whether it's navy, teal or sunflower. ! Catwalk-inspired, bright trendy knits.

Sirdar Supersoft Aran 23 autumn to winter knits for children age2-13years

Pattern book code: 356

Stylecraft Chunky Signature

Simple, versatile cardigan Pattern code: 8366

A quick knit on 5mm needles, this cosy, practical cardiganfrom Stylecraft is a great addition to your winter ward robe.

The pattern uses stockingand garter stitchtocreatea simple,elegant design which is ideal for beginners.

Perfect for layering over shirts or blouses, this cardigan is ideal for an office but would look equally attractive with a pair of jeans.

Designed to fit bust sizes from 28-46in (71-117cm), the pattern uses chunky Signature from Stylecraft's new range. The yarn is deliciously soft with a subtle tweedy effect-turn to page 72 for a detailed review. Easy to knit and easy to wear.

Rico Design Baby Classic DK

24 knits for ba bies age 0-2 years

Pattern book name: Rico Baby 002

Baby knits are the ideal way to start working with colour, and with Baby Classic DK available in 17 shades you'll have lots of scope for personalising the designs in this col lection.

Focusingon stripes and details in contrasting colours, the collection looks smart and modern while still providing simple patterns, perfect for a last-minute gift or to help a mum-to-be I earn to knit

The designs range from bootees to a blanket, and include unisex items, which are great choices for a new a rrival. Adorable knits for tiny tots.

Bergere de France Various

Ove r 40 patterns pi u s ove r 2 5 shade cards in one fab booklet Pattern book name: Créations 09/10

Combiningover40 patterns for women, men and children with shadecardsfor over 25 Bergere de France yarns is a masterstroke, and with designs for the whole family this collection is sure to be a hit

The shade cardsfeaturestrandsoftheyarn in each colour as well as tension and care details, making it easy to select several shades for a colourful knit or make a substitution.

The patterns are a good mixof ward robe staples and trendy pieces for women with a few designs for men too. They use a range of techniques. We love the kids' patterns, which are as adorable as they are practical.

Most of the women's patterns in the booklet aredesigned to fit bust sizes 32-45in

(82-115cm) and somego up to 50in (110cm) or down to 30in (77cm). However, this wide range is written as just six separate sizes, which ca n make it hard to pick the right one, particularly at the topendofthescale-for example, size five covers 45Vi-50in (116-127cm). Nota problem with slouchy knits, but you may need to adaptthe designs a little for fitted knitwear. Patterns and yarn samples all (none booklet.

Struggling to find knits for toddlers, kids and 'tweens? Look nofurther than the new 'Farmyard Girls and Tractor Boys' collection from Sirdar.

Both practical and fun, the collection includes simple patterns and more complex designs: ideal if you want a quick knit to try a newtechniqueoran unusual construction.

Designs range from frilly cardigans to sturdy, fuss-free jumpers so you'll be sure to find a knit that's a hit, whether your child wants to be a ballet dancer or a pirate.

Sirdar Supersoft Aran is a 100% acrylic yarn available in 26 solid and variegated shades, from classic cream through to mint or mahogany. It can be machine washed and tumble dried, making it ideal for hard-working children's clothes,

23 cute and cosy knits for boys and girls.

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  • PLUS! Bamboo bag handles AND Bergere de France lace top pattern1

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  • Easy patterns for kids
  • Cute toddler dress * Crocheted beach bag * Little embellished knits
  • PLUS! Ribbon & beads pack AND Rowan man's cable jumper pattern'

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  • Rowancabletopi; Dainty T-shirt* FairIsle tanktopand bag*Teen top, bag and headband
  • Lace strappy top* Sim pie shawl * Usable piggy bank * NEW 12 Quick & Easy Knits
  • PLUS! Alan Dart's Gnome Home and Rowan fancy tunic

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