Our cover design is an exclusive Anne Baker Karabee jacket for standard gauge machines, which allows gorgeous sock yarn to do most of the work. We’ve our usual selection for standard, LK-150 mid gauge and chunky models including instructions for converting all of the designs for knitting on standard gauge machines. Our designer line-up includes two patterns from Anne Baker, one from new contributor Clair Crowston, two from Carl Boyd, two each for mid gauge and chunky models plus Iris Rowe’s giraffe standing almost two feet tall by the Toy Box. Our regular features include Clubline and Dear Anne. Sally-Ann shows us how sassy stripes can add a touch of sharpness and style to our Spring wardrobe and we join seams in Part 30 of our major series for beginners. Fran McCarthy tells it like it is for newbies and Bill King shows us how to knit intarsia in a rib in Masterclass. We also include news, books and fashion plus special reader prices in our Book Review.