This is our Christmas issue and it’s packed with 17 festive patterns plus an extra 4-page pullout from Dewsnaps Woollens with gifts to knit for men. Anne Baker’s design from her Karabee collection is on the cover and we’ve our usual mix of designs for standard gauge, LK150 mid gauge machines and chunky models including conversion notes to help everyone knit any design on any machine. Ourregular features include Clubline, Dear Anne and Style File. We’ve Part 3 of a new lace series and Part 3 of a series on colour changers. Joan Lafferty shares a few of her patterns and Bill King throws a seasonal hat into the ring with four designs to make Christmas cards. Alice Wilmshurst has some sound advice and top tips for Passap knitters and our regular features include masses of news, books and fashion in Newsline plus Book Review with reader savings. Our Stash Box pattern this month is a festive hot water bottle cover and Tony Bennett has a novel idea to sip with style and leave hands free to munch at parties. It’s a great issue, so don’t miss it!