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Pom Pom Quarterly

Winter 2022 Issue 43 Great knits are like great art because they make us think differently, and the process of making can be even more revelatory! Showing us how we can look to, and beyond, our horizons when it comes to our craft, this 43rd issue of Pom Pom is inspired by the work of women artists Etel Adnan and Hilma af Klint.Etel Adnan’s work features landscapes, using bold and unexpected colours to portray the places where the land meets the sky, and Hilma af Klint created large abstract paintings of metaphysical meditations that she felt she had been called on to represent. Both show us distinct ways of looking at the world, and at possible worlds beyond the visible...

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Designer Knitting Magazine

Designer Knitting (previously Vogue Knitting) offers undeniable style. For fascinating features, seasonable fashion, yarn news and book reviews, this magazine is all you need and more. The stunning pictures are arranged to inspire you with comprehensive instructions to suit varied skill levels. We have outlined what is the magazines we hold.  Early Winter 2019 Sleeve styles  Argyles with a twist Designer insights - Amy Gunderson, Cornelia Hamilton, Mari Lynn Patrick Ethereal lace - one sleeve wrap    Autumn 2019 Turtlenecks, tops and tunics, stunning black and white colour work. Learn how to knit a perfect fit.  Erika Knight's simple classic top designed especially for this edition. 6 trending silhouettes in textured stitches. Autumn 2018 In this issue of Designer Knitting (Vogue...

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Simply Crochet - issue information

Simply Crochet is a dedicated crochet magazine featuring over 20 crochet patterns every month and technical advice, clear instructions and crochet inspiration, Simply Crochet will get you hooked on handmade! Corrections to patterns are found here Issue 87 Summer’s up with issue 87 of Simply Crochet! The sun has well and truly got his hat on now, and as a result this issue’s stuffed to the seams with sun-kissed crochet makes. Get ready for al fresco dining by making our beautiful motif blanket, update your summer look with our fringed accessories, and go ‘au naturel’ with our Bias shawl (made using an exclusive hand-dyed yarn pack made especially for us by plant-based indie dyer Skein Heroine!) Plus with the print edition of...

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What is Cashmere?

Cashmere is a wool fibre used for clothing and other textile articles, it is obtained from the neck region of Cashmere and other goats.  Cashmere goats produce a double fleece that consists of a fine, soft undercoat or underdown of hair mingled with a straighter and much coarser outer coating of hair called guard hair. For the fine underdown to be sold and processed further, it must be de-haired. De-hairing is a mechanical process that separates the coarse hairs from the fine hair. After de-hairing, the resulting "cashmere" is ready to be dyed and converted into textile yarn, fabrics and garments. Cashmere is collected during the spring moulting season when the goats naturally shed their winter coat.  In some regions, the mixed mass of down and coarse hair...

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The Knitter - issue information

The Knitter is the premier magazine for confident knitters who are looking for beautiful, original patterns from the world’s best designers, informative, in-depth articles from experts around the globe, advice on new yarns and products that are available to enhance their knitting hobby. Each month features an expert, in-depth Masterclass aimed at learning new techniques and  help readers to become more confident, proficient knitters.  Below is information about issues we have for sale Issue 141 Contemporary stitch patterns take centre stage in our Modern Textures collection! Designs include an elegant cardigan in a decorative twisted rib, a chunky sweater by Sarah Hatton, and a feminine yoked jumper by Oksana Dymyd featuring a fascinating cluster stitch. Get set for autumn with Norah...

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