Dip into your stash for a part cone with a real luxury feel to knit our easy front cover design for standard gauge machines with a ribber. We’ve our usual pattern selection for standard, mid gauge and chunky models including instructions for converting all of the designs for knitting on standard gauge machines. Our designers this month include Alison Dupernex, the late Carl Boyd and Anne Baker from Karabee. Our regular features include Clubline and Dear Anne. Sally-Ann is here to help us bring a little ray of sunshine into our new-season’s knitted wardrobe in Style File and Helen Lewis inspires us to use some easy surface texture to add a whole new dimension to our knitting. We look at collars in Part 21 of our major series for beginners, Bill King helps us turn a blunder into a positive and Iris Rowe’s splendid Lion King can be either a toy or door stop. This month, Marianne Henio’s Designer Blog talks about how best to combine our Apple Body Shape with knitwear. We also include news, books and fashion plus special reader prices in our Book Review.