Our front cover design this month is a Fiona Morris colourful Fair Isle gilet using sock yarn for the bands of colour. Sally Williams from Dewsnaps Woollens has also used sock yarn to knit a pair of fingerless gloves and a mug cosy from one ball of yarn. We’ve our usual pattern selection for standard, mid gauge and chunky models including instructions for converting all of the designs for knitting on a standard gauge machine. Our regular features include Clubline, Dear Anne and Style File. We’ve reached Part 13 of our major series for beginners and this time we look at Knitweave. Bill King has a few ideas for those who like swinging a cam box from side to side and Roni Knutson shares her pattern for a 4-ply scalloped-edge hat and scarf set. We’ve news, books and fashion plus special reader prices in our Book Review.