The cover design on our full-colour February 2023 issue is a cosy hat and matching hand warmers to keep you snug and warm. We’ve our usual mix of patterns for men, women and children on standard, LK-150 mid-gauge and chunky machines including lots of designs with locked-in warmth. Anne Baker’s Karabee Design knits up quickly with a garter carriage and optional ribber and we show you how to knit the perfect hat with a brim. Five great designs by Alison Dupernex will keep you toasty warm and, as usual, you’ll use up lots of odds and ends. Forget Swiss darning this month, when Bill King shares his simple technique for knitting three colours in a row and Fay Butcher’s new monthly techniques series for Passap knitters looks at stitch patterns and variations. The exceptional talent of Susan Guagliumi offers lots of free help and advice and trousers are the perfect partner to your knitted wardrobe, so Sally-Ann Carroll has rounded up all the latest shapes to help you and your knits stride out in style. Our mail order shop is open and we always have help and advice in Dear Anne plus news, reviews and club details.