month, we've got part one of a brand-new mystery CAL project for you to
enjoy. Designed by the talented Sabina Poonwassie, we can reveal that
it's an absolute beauty with a very pretty visual surprise in the final
Now winter has descended, we've packed this issue with cosy wools and chunky winter warmers
With patterns from Nicki Trench, LuLu Loves, Vicki Brown, Jackie Laing, Helen Free and Bergere de France!
A staff favourite this month is Vicki Brown’s Paper Doll Cardigan (below).
This Nordic inspired colourwork cardigan is worked bottom up in one piece, with raglan shaping.
● King Cole Merino Blend 4 Ply, 100% wool, 50g/180m/204yds
Yarn A: Scarlet 009 x 2 (3, 4, 5, 6) balls
Yarn B: Aran 046 x 1 ball
● 3mm hook
● Four stitch markers
● 6 (7, 9, 10, 11) buttons, 1.5cm/½in diameter
● Yarn needle
● Sewing needle
● Sewing thread to match buttons
You can use any 4ply weight wool to achieve a similar effect.
Work 23htr and 17 rows to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 3mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.
Vicki is a self-employed crafter and professional crochet designer. You can read more about her at
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