Our front cover design is a classy Spring top with either cap or elbow length sleeves. We’ve our usual pattern selection for standard, mid gauge and chunky models and new conversion notes. We now give you the figures you need to be able to knit any design on a standard gauge machine, if you wish to do so. Our regular features include Clubline, Dear Anne and Style File. We’ve reached Part 7 of Beryl Jarvis’ major series for beginners. It’s no good teaching how to operate machines and make beautiful fabrics without showing how to make up. Bill King does some amazing ‘tweaking’ to produce Fair Isle lace (yes, really!) and Karin Rogalski has designed some fabulous Sneaky Snake kids’ scarves. Our regular features include news, books and fashion in Newsline plus special reader prices in our Book Review.