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News - December 2007

All About... Beading

From subtle finishes to full-on glitter, glam up your garments in a flash as Debbie Tomkies shares her secrets for brilliant beaded effects with her article in the December issue of Simply Knitting magazine.

With Christmas just around the corner it's the perfect time to indulge your passion for all things bright and glitzy. Adding beads to your knitting is fun and couldn't be easier with Debbie's complete guide. The article shows how to plan your beading to create fabulous shapes and patterns or, if spontaneity is your thing, find out how to sprinkle your fabric with sparkles.

Debbie talks you through the basic techniques and lets you in on some expert tips too! If you're inspired by knitting with beads Debbie's pattern for a glamourous evening bag using only 100g of yarn is also featured in this month's issue.

Simply Knitting magazine is published by Future Publishing and is available at all good newsagents. If you would like to subscribe to Simply Knitting please call 0870 837 4722 or go to www.myfavouritemagazines.co.uk

All About...Beading by Debbie Tomkies - an expert guide to enhancing your knitting using beads is in the December 2007 issue of Simply Knitting magazine and is in the shops now!
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