The cover design on our full-colour October 2023 issue is an autumn cardigan for an extra layer of warmth and we’ve our usual mix of patterns for men, women and children on standard gauge, LK-150 mid-gauge and chunky machines including a tiny cardigan from one of Anne Baker’s much loved prem-baby collections. Our highlights this month are Bill King’s gorgeous sweater, which he’s knitted from yarn he’s spun and dyed himself. Alex Raw (www.youtube.com/@Thesweaterfactory) shares his latest Nordic-style Fair Isle sweater and hat and Susan Guagliumi’s (https://susan-guagliumi.teachable.com/) cropped and boxy oversized sweater with the Judith Duffy cabled edging will be an enduring favourite in your wardrobe. Claire Newberry explains how to shape a ‘V’ neck in Jacquard knitting in DesignaKnit and Bill King explores some new ways to transfer stitches from one bed to another. Dee Crew knits a selection of scalloped edgings in holding position and Sally-Ann Carroll brings us the latest trends and colours. Our mail order shop is always open and we’ve help and advice in Dear Anne plus news, reviews and club details.