Our front cover design this month is a summer top with a modern rolled edge and we’ve our usual pattern selection for standard, mid gauge and chunky models and all our patterns now give instructions for converting any of the designs for a standard gauge machine. Our regular features include Clubline, Dear Anne and Style File. We’ve reached Part 11 of our major series for beginners and this time we look at knitting tuck and slip stitch. Bill King adapts a cable technique used in industry for his starting point and Roni Knutson shares her pattern for a very quick and easy tea cosy. Karin Rogalski has designed some amazing scarf toys and this month she returns to leap into frogs. Iris Rowe’s duck has her own lifebelt, in case she decides to take the plunge and Neville Bramwell shares some amazing statistics about yarn and machine sales in the ‘good old days’. Our regular features include news, books and fashion in Newsline plus special reader prices in our Book Review.