The yarn does all the work to knit the cover design on our full-colour December 2023 issue. It’s a cosy round or polo neck sweater plus an optional cowl and hat and the yarn produces this magical pattern and colour in stocking stitch from a single ball. We’ve our usual mix of patterns and our highlights this month are a new and original Susan Guagliumi design, plus two iconic Barbara Faulkner designs. Bill King has us knitting a production line of Christmas Cards and Karin Rogalski returns to help us keep warm on a budget. DesignaKnit queen Claire Newberry shows us where to find and use single motif and border options in DesignaKnit, Dee Crew knits Card 1 braids and Iris Rowe’s crocodile is hopping and bopping all the way to the Toy Box. Sally-Ann Carroll makes sure our knits sparkle and shine and our mail order shop is always open. We’ve help and advice in Dear Anne plus news, reviews and club details.