Our full-colour September 2021 issue has a raglan top on the cover, that’s also the perfect shape to wear under a jacket. 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 Alison Dupernex and her plated gilet design, using two complimentary yarns from your stash. We include a 4-page feature on plating, showing you how to knit reversible fabric on Brother, Silver Reed and LK-150 machines. We’ve another quick and easy top for Passap machines and the first part of three articles on converting Passap patterns for Japanese machines. Iris Rowe knits a zebra for the Toy Box and we’ve lots of ideas and punchcards for incorporating large patterns into a design. Susan Guagliumi has free downloads for everything you need for machine knitting and, by special request, we’ve the much-requested fingerless glove pattern. Sally-Ann Carroll‘s latest line up, once again, has stripes very much in the limelight and Bill King mixes a few techniques to create amazing racked Jacquard fabrics. There’s always help and advice in Dear Anne plus news, reviews and club details for ideas and inspiration.