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Get stitching with issue 312 of The World of Cross Stitching magazine! Take a look at what's inside and catch up on our most recent issues

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The all-new November 2021 issue of The World of Cross Stitching is packed with 126 festive charts. You’ll find issue 312 in shops in the UK from 7 September 2021 or you can buy your copy from our online store here.

Scroll down to discover some of the great projects in this month’s mag.

Our cover star this month is Margaret Sherry’s adorable snowman wrapped up in knitwear with his sweet kitten pal.

Enjoy tropical festive vibes with Cheryl McKinnon’s vibrant motifs – stitch them individually or display together in a multi-aperture frame to brighten your home this winter.

Create wildlife masterpieces with Lucie Heaton’s watercolour-style wintry animal portraits.

Get stuck into Alison Gardiner’s grand Manor House filled with wonderful Christmas details and 3D embellishments.

Emma Congdon has designed a colourful set of Diwali cards and tags to stitch and send during this Hindu festival.

Exclusive gift: Use your kit to create 12 merry mice gift tags to adorn your Christmas presents. Designs by Lucie Heaton.

There’s lots more patterns to enjoy as well as prizes to win, the latest stitchy news and expert advice. Click here to grab your copy now!

Catch up with our latest issues

Missed our recent magazines or looking to find a project you’ve seen online? We’ve put together this library of our most recent issues so you can find the one you need!

Issue 311 (October 2021)

  • Fawn over our cover star and stitch this stunning baby deer in an autumn woodland, designed by Jenny Barton.
  • Enjoy part three of our seasonal sampler series by Nia Rhind, featuring all things autumnal from a pumpkin and a turkey to a witch and black cat!
  • Spruce up your home with Kay Widdowson’s adorable hedgehog nestled amongst the colourful leaves.
  • Trick or treat! Don’t be spooked by these silhouetted felines stitched on special fabric. Designed by Kate Mawdsley.
  • Feast your eyes on Durene Jones’ harvest basket brimming with the best produce of the season.
  • Exclusive gift: Start stitching for Christmas with your rockin’ robins card kit and wooden snowflake charm. Designed by Emma Congdon.
  • Available in our online store

Issue 310 (September 2021)

  • Our cover stars are Ed Hedgehog and Tom Mouse from the Country Companions gang!
  • Grab a cuppa and stitch this colourful tea sampler designed by Emma Congdon.
  • Add a splash of colour to your home with Amanda Butler’s vibrant patchwork sea turtle.
  • Enjoy a modern-day witch practising her magic on a sunflower – perfect for green-fingered friends.
  • Relax and stitch Fiona Baker’s tranquil garden scene filled with sunny blooms and birds.
  • Exclusive gift: delight in stitching this pretty all-occasion card for someone special.
  • Available in our online store

Issue 309 (August 2021)

  • This month’s cover project is a vibrant retro ice cream van designed by Durene Jones.
  • Embrace the outdoors and stitch Jenny van de Wiele’s Polaroid-style picnic scene.
  • Bring a bit of boho style to your home décor with Lucie Heaton’s stylish pampas hoop.
  • Celebrate summer birthdays with Helz Cuppleditch’s adorable Pepper and a huge pile of pressies.
  • Create a magnificent wildlife portrait featuring a mother elephant and her calf in calming sepia tones.
  • Exclusive gift: a sweet stitch in a pink hoop frame to hang pride of place for welcoming guests into your home.
  • Available in our online store

Issue 308 (July 2021)

  • Our cover star this month is a stunning forest dragon in glorious leafy shades from fantasy artist, Anne Stokes.
  • You’ll find all of your favourite summery things in Nia Rhind’s vibrant sampler (part two in our seasonal series).
  • Head to sunnier climes with Maria Diaz’s intricate Greek taverna scene.
  • Dive into a deep sea adventure with Belle & Boo and their ocean pals.
  • Get beach ready by stitching Jenny Barton’s fun tropical fruits and making them into handy accessories.
  • Exclusive gift: Stitch and make eight gift tags ready for the next big occasion – they’re perfect for birthdays, anniversaries and ‘just because’!
  • Available in our online store

Issue 307 (June 2021)

  • Our cover stars this month are the lovable comedy duo, Wallace & Gromit in a smashing portrait.
  • Whip up all the ingredients for a family holiday with this heartwarming recipe design by Perry A. Hadi.
  • Pep up your favourite armchair with a cushion stitched with watercolour-style sweet peas, designed by Amanda Gregory.
  • Stitch a sweet girl picking a beautiful posy of flowers in a wildflower meadow, designed by Lesley Teare.
  • You’ll love creating this calming riverside scene of a heron wading through waterlilies from Kay Widdowson.
  • Your exclusive gift: Country Companions card kit
  • Available in our online store