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Issue 73 Sneak Peek

Issue 73 Sneak Peek

Issue 73 of LGC Knitting & Crochet magazine, on sale from 24th July to 27th August 2015, comes with six balls of summery Tutti Frutti yarn just for you, plus gorgeous bonus beads. Your special colour pack also contains a 5mm crochet hook and bamboo knitting needles so you can start our projects straight away. This issue we have patterns for characterful toys, cute baby makes and festival essentials. Don’t miss our beginner’s guide to knitting and settle down to read the winning entry in our short story competition. Subscribe today here.

Boho style neckerchief

This pretty accessory proves how easy it is to crochet with beads using the simple picot stitch.

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Cluck the chicken

Our chirpy hen is sure to be loved by the kids but if she catches your eye, she’d make a fine addition to any kitchen!

Issue 73 Sneak Peek
Colourful cushion

If you’ve mastered the knit stitch, then this summer stunner will be a breeze to make.

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Donald dragon

Designed by knitting whiz Amanda Berry, this funky dragon is a joy to knit and promises many fun days ahead!

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Festival bag

Featuring a long strap, beads along the front and tassels at the bottom, Ella Austin’s knitted bag is the perfect accessory for long summer days and nights.

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Flower power headbands

Add more or fewer flowers to make this crown the perfect fit.

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Fruity booties

This project is really quick as the booties are knitted in easy garter stitch with minimal shaping.

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Marmaduke the tiger

If you’ve never tried crochet before but would like to give it a go, Marmaduke the tiger is a great starting point.

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Miss Mouse

With her bright frilly skirt and dainty white wings, this little critter is no ordinary mouse.

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Quirky brooches

Nicola Valiji has done a marvellous job on these three cute animal pins.

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Summer necklace

This simple yet stylish necklace design is a good opportunity to try out a range of techniques, plus learn how to work the yummy-sounding popcorn stitch.

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Stripy cardie

You’ll need a pair of 4.5mm needles for the rib of this sweet cropped cardigan and a pair of 5mm ones for the main body.

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Sampler blanket

It’s the final part of our three-part crochet-a-long this issue. Find the pattern for free online here.

Issue 73 Sneak Peek

All this issue’s patterns can be added to your Ravelry queue here. Find out more about LGC Knitting & Crochet here.

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