Our front cover shows a classy chevron sweater designed by Fiona Morris for standard gauge machines and we’ve our usual pattern selection for standard, mid gauge and chunky models including instructions for converting all of the designs for knitting on standard gauge machines. Our regular features include Clubline, Dear Anne and Style File with Sally-Ann’s good news that the mac has made a welcome return and is just right come rain or shine. We’ve reached Part 19 of our major series for beginners and it’s time to look at skirts in all shapes and sizes. Bill King has some ‘rack tricks’ and paraphrases Abba: “Whoever it was, I’m a fan”. You won’t want to miss Sally Butchers inspirational knitting for her mum in Nina Miklin Milan Super Kid Mohair using an Alison Dupernex pattern. Karin Rogalski has some fun with cat-shaped egg cosies and Marianne Henio joins us as a regular contributor with her Designer Blog. We also include news, books and fashion plus special reader prices in our Book Review.