Our full-colour November 2021 issue is now on sale. Remember the poncho? Well it’s back and you couldn’t have an easier item to knit, so we’ve two patterns. We’ve our usual mix of designs and we always tell you how to knit all our patterns on standard gauge machines. This month, Designer Special shines the spotlight on Susan Guagliumi with Part 2 of her exclusive new Bubbles design and technique. The 6-page feature includes step-by-step full knitting instructions and techniques. We’ve two designs for Passap machines, one in a lace pattern that doesn’t need transferring, along with the final part of three articles on converting Passap patterns for Japanese machines. We’ve a hugely popular Anne Baker Karabee Design for a his ‘n’ her Aran-style roll neck sweater for standard gauge machines. Sally-Ann Carroll reminds us that it’s all about the detail for the new season ahead and Bill King is on the move again sending stitches in every direction except, of course, straight up and down! There’s always help and advice in Dear Anne plus news, reviews and club details for ideas and inspiration.