This month Bea Robert’s poncho is on the cover. We’ve 8 designs (with 18 patterns) for standard gauge, LK150 mid gauge machines and chunky models including conversion notes to help everyone knit any design on any machine. We make some cheerful winter cushions using up oddments in Stash Box plus there’s Clubline, Dear Anne and Style File. Joan Lafferty packs up her troubles and Bill King has a crafty way of working cables on single bed machines. Beryl Jarvis measures swatches and starts to design a simple garment and we’ve almost reached the climax of Vivienne Fagan’s Murder She Knit. Carl Boyd designs a his ‘n’ her Persian Border sweater and Alice Wilmshurst shares some timely tips for Passap this month. Jo Newton’s carol singers are an ideal Christmas motif and our regular features include masses of news, books and fashion in Newsline plus Book Review and reader savings.