The Knitter FAQs

Everything you need to know about The Knitter magazine! We know you have lots of questions and we’ve tried to answer the most frequently asked ones here. If we’ve missed out something you need to know, email us at

What is The Knitter?

The Knitter is the premier magazine for confident knitters who are looking for beautiful, original patterns from the world’s best designers. Each issue of this collectable magazine has more than 12 gorgeous, inspiring patterns which are aimed at expert knitters and those looking to stretch and improve their skills. The designs are supplemented by informative, in-depth articles from experts around the globe and advice on new yarns and products that are available to enhance their knitting hobby. Every month, The Knitter also delivers expert, in-depth Masterclass features which are aimed at learning new techniques and help readers to become more confident, proficient knitters. With its focus on high-quality designs and best-in-class photography, The Knitter is a hugely respected magazine within the knitting community and a must-read for all confident and creative knitters.

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How often does The Knitter come out?

Every four weeks. That means there are 13 regular issues of The Knitter a year. It's published by Immediate Media.

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Where can I buy The Knitter?

In the UK, The Knitter is sold in WHSmiths and larger supermarkets. A full list of stockists is here. If you can't find a copy in-store you can order single issues from our subscriptions website.

Where to find The Knitter worldwide:

We ship The Knitter to newsstands around the world. Depending on where you live, there's a good chance there'll be a distributor or retailer near you that handles the magazine. Click here for a full list of our stockists. If we don't supply newsstands directly where you are, you can still buy single issues online.

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How do I get a digital copy of The Knitter?

The Knitter is available as a digital magazine, in the following formats:

Apple (for iPad and iPhone)

Google (for Android phones and tablets, and computers with the Google Chrome browser)

Zinio (PDF format, for all devices and computers)

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How can I subscribe to The Knitter?

Click here to see our latest offers for UK and overseas subscriptions.

Or you can call 03330 162151 (UK, EUR, Rest of World) or 888-941-5623 (US only)

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How can I get a back issue of The Knitter?

You can see the back issues we have in stock on our subscriptions website, We keep the last six issues in stock.

If the issue you are looking for is older than that, you could try placing a free reader ad on our letters page asking if anyone has that issue and no longer wants it. Email us at and put 'Reader ad' in the email header. We run reader ads in the order we receive them, so there will probably be a delay of a couple of issues between when you send your advert in and when it appears.

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My subscription copy is late, what should I do?

If your subscription copy has not arrived, you can contact our Subscriptions Customer Service team and we'll confirm when your copy was dispatched, check your address is up to date and organise a replacement copy if available. You can manage your address changes and see when your next issue is due in the My Account area of

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My subscription copy arrived damaged, can you replace it?

If your subscription copy has arrived damaged you can contact our Subscriptions Customer Service team to organise a replacement copy if available.

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The gift with my subscription copy is faulty, can you replace it?

Please contact our Subscriptions Customer Service team here to contact our subscriptions customer service team who will happily help with your query.

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I have a query on my subscription, who should I contact?

You can find answers to all frequently asked questions on our magazine subscriptions here.

To contact our subscriptions customer service team just click here and they will be happy to help with your query.

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I’m a publicist – who should I send press releases to?

Send an email to

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Absolutely! Call our ads team on 0117 300 8206 or email Penny Stokes, Senior Advertising Manager:

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Will you print this feature/review/news story I’ve written?

It would be best if you email us your CV to and some samples of your previous work, plus a pitch for the particular feature/review/news story you’d like to write for us.

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How do I get a job on The Knitter?

Job opportunities on The Knitter are very few and far between – we’re a very tight-knit team (in so many senses!) and people rarely leave. It must be something to do with the general sense of camaraderie or perhaps the sheer volume of yarn and cakes on offer!

There are other job opportunities within our parent company, Immediate Media.

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Can I send you my knitting design?

We generally work with a list of established knitting designers, and commission to trends a long way in advance. If you are interested in getting on to our submissions mailing list, please email with your CV and examples of your previous design work.

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I would like to offer you an item for review. How can I do this?

Email with details.

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I’m organising a knitalong/opening a knitting shop/running a knitting workshop. How can I get it mentioned in the magazine?

Email with the details, but please be aware that we receive many requests for events to be covered, and we don’t have space in the magazine for all of them.

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How can I get hold of a pattern from a previous issue?

If it is in the last six months, you can probably buy it from our subscriptions website.

If it is older than that, you can buy a digital version of the magazine.

More than six months after publication, some designers choose to self-publish, so do check the designer’s own website, if they have one. We also sell some of our patterns on

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I found a mistake in one of your patterns. How can I let you know?

Thanks for spotting that! Please send an email to You can find our published corrections here.

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I have some suggestions. How can I get them to you?

We love to hear from our readers, so please email us at

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