Our front cover design this month is an easy ribby raglan and we’ve our usual pattern selection for standard, mid gauge and chunky models including conversion notes to help everyone knit any design on any machine. Our regular features include Clubline, Dear Anne and Style File. Bill King has designed a zany hat to compliment his ‘pointy slippers’ and renowned author and designer Susan Guagliumi shares her ‘swirling eyelets’ design for all machines. Australian knitting enthusiast Lorna Roache shows us, step-by-step, how to make felted slippers and UK designer Alison Dupernex makes a welcome return with a classy cardigan knitted in Soft Donegal. Beryl Jarvis starts a major new series to help novices and those returning to machine knitting after a long break and our regular features include news, books and fashion in Newsline plus special reader offers.