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Thropton Socks

A pair of sturdy, though very soft, socks to match the gorgeous Bamburgh cardigan from our previous issue 8 ... a new pattern by fiber artist Joanne Storie. Download the template here. Purchase a copy...

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Texture – Hannah Fettig KOEL Magazine knitting books

5 Knitting Books for Modern Makers

Our editors are continously on the lookout for new knitting inspiration. So let’s discover new knitting books with ideas for beginner to pros.

Max + Herb

Some fibre businesses have been around for generations. And sometimes, a brave soul starts a new fibre business for the next generations. We were lucky to meet the wonderful, warm and inspiring Luciana Etchechoury, who very recently started her own fibre business. Luciana, a passionate Argentinian fibre artist, thought long and hard but then jumped at the chance to promote the beautiful Argentinian and Peruvian yarn and preserve their heritage with her new business she called Max + Herb.

The Bamburgh Cardigan

Head to the North East of England until your reach the land of ancient castles, historic churches and rugged moorlands, and you will arrive in fibre artist Joanne Storie's homeland. This iconic landscape (think Hogwarts) is where she creates her signature BareFaced Yarns - a perfect mix of sheep wool and baby Alpaca - that strongly reflects the rich cultural heritage of the region.

The Woven Path: Giulia Bertelli

Guilia started knitting as a means to de-stress, but slowly found it becoming a passion instead…

Nicole Bothum

It’s the little things that bring us joy.  For Nicole Bothum, this means knitting and sharing her love for it through her brand, Miskunn.

Bobblepop

Some call it the popcorn stitch, others refer to it as a cluster stitch…

The Woven Path: Lauren Aston

Packing comfort and optimism into her pieces, Aston Lauren’s chunky knits are truly, in all aspects, larger than life…