Our front cover shows a snazzy bolero designed by Wendy Piper for standard gauge machines and 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 regular features include Clubline and Dear Anne. Sally-Ann has been behind the scenes in Style File to check out one of the key trends of the season and we look at pockets in Part 20 of our major series for beginners. Bill King releases a few stitches to open up patterning possibilities and Marianne Henio’s Designer Blog talks about how best to combine our body shape with knitwear. We also include news, books and fashion plus special reader prices in our Book Review.