If you're anything like us, the countdown to Christmas signals your needles moving ever more quickly, so this issue we're bringing you plenty of seasonal inspiration. If you fancy knitting some quick festive-themed makes, take a look as this months pattern supplement, which is packed full of quick decorations and gifts using your bumper yarn kit.

If you have little ones in the family, there's something in this issue you can't miss - our exclusive Mr Men and Little Miss Christmas stocking pattern! You can knit a Christmas stocking for your loved ones using this easy-to-follow pattern. As a bonus, the pattern also includes a full set of letter charts, so you can personalise each stocking.*

To really get you in the Christmas mood, why not cast on a Christmas jumper? If you're looking for a more subtle take on the season, take a look at our Poinsettia Mitts and Spruce Hat, which both use wintry motifs in a modern way.

Not quite sure where to start? Don't worry  just grab a cup of tea and settle in for a good read first. We loved reading all about Peak District Yarns and the Rowan 40th Birthday bash. If you fancy treating yourself to some new yarn, check out our yarn review for some inspiration.

Here's what you'll find inside:  

  • Fab NEW LOOK easy-to-follow patterns
  • Exclusive collection of brand-new designs
  • Get the inside scoop on Rowans 40th birthday bash
  • Readers review the best new yarns
  • Garments in sizes 6-36
  • Quick gifts under 100g
  • Super discounts on your favourite yarns
  • Knit the next square in our new blanket knit-along
  • Discover the best new yarn
  • Get advice from knitting experts  

Knit Now Issue 94 is available in stores across the UK from Thursday 1st October.

To find your nearest stockist, check the stockist finder here.

If you prefer, you can order a copy of Knit Now online from MoreMags.  

*Due to licensing restrictions, the "Mr Men and Little Miss Knit Your Own Christmas Stockings" pattern is included in UK print copies only.