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Get stitching with issue 317 of The World of Cross Stitching magazine! Take a look at what's inside and catch up on our most recent issues

WOXS issue 317

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The all-new March 2022 themed issue of The World of Cross Stitching is packed with 87 gorgeous charts to inspire you to pick up needle and thread. You’ll find issue 317 in shops in the UK from 20 January 2022 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.

Show Mum just how special she is this Mother’s Day with a dear Forever Friends bear holding a blooming bouquet.

Forever Friends project

Add a pop of colour to playrooms with this vibrant sampler-style cushion featuring retro toys by Poppy Benner.

Retro cushion project

Heather Nugent has designed a stylish Regency lady in a classic manor setting, just in time for the return of Bridgerton!

Regency lady project

If you love reading as much as stitching then you’ll want to create this tote-ally awesome stitchy book bag by Lisa Reakes.

Book word art project

Join in with our new four-part seasonal Stitch-A-Long designed by Debbie Harding. Part 1 features a gorgeous spring tree.

Tree part 1 project

Your exclusive gift: A plant-tastic bookmark kit, designed by Lucie Heaton.

Bookmark kit

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 316 (Feb 2022)

  • Go wild for Hannah Dale’s majestic leopard in its tropical habitat stitched on speckled aida!
  • Jenny Barton’s sweet trio of stitches will make great gifts for your Valentine.
  • You’ll simply adore the details in Maria Diaz’s delightful tailor’s shop.
  • Find six charming charts from Susan Bates for making statement stitchy accessories.
  • Stitch Gail Bussi’s intricate folk-style birdhouse sampler for your home.
  • Your exclusive gift: A romantic felt hanging kit designed by Emma Congdon of Stitchrovia.
  • Available in our online store

Issue 315 (Jan 2022)

  • Calling all fans of period dramas like Downton Abbey – you’ll fall in love with our stylish 1930s couple dressed in their finery! Designed by Maria Diaz.
  • Treasure this sweet Matryoshka doll by Fiona Baker – enjoy the intricate blackwork patterns, bead embellishments and try lazy daisy stitch.
  • Create four Scandi-style creatures in fun geometric shapes using simple white on navy aida to create stylish wall art. Designed by Alyssa Westhoek of Stitchonomy.
  • Build a stash of thoughtful thank you cards using this versatile set from Nia Rhind and have them ready to send for any occasion.
  • Stitch Jenny Barton’s splendid snow-kissed rose and enjoy the realistic shading as you bring each delicate petal to life.
  • Your exclusive gift: Stitch Peter Rabbit wrapped up warm in his red scarf and iconic blue jacket and send to someone special today.
  • Available in our online store

Issue 314 (Special 2021)

  • Put the kettle on and settle down to stitch this smashing portrait of the lovable Wallace & Gromit!
  • We show you how to stitch and make a pretty poinsettia table runner ready for Christmas Day! Designed by Amanda Gregory.
  • Try Heather Nugent’s quick-stitch colourful mosaic tree decorations to brighten your home this holiday season.
  • Deck your halls with Durene Jones’ stunning Christmas tree wall hangings.
  • Fiona Baker has created an intricate stitch showcasing the traditional beauty of robins complete with winter foliage and 3D pom-pom berries.
  • Exclusive gift: Join the festive frolics with our cheeky elf tree decoration designed by Heather Nugent. Find all you need to make this 3D bauble in your kit.
  • Available in our online store

Issue 313 (December 2021)

  • You’ll love this jolly scene by artist, Kate Mawdsley, of Santa delivering presents on Christmas Eve with the help of his furry friends!
  • Go dotty for Lucie Heaton’s adorable Dalmatian cards – they’ll make sweet festive greetings for loved ones.
  • Make your Christmas dreams come true with Jenny Barton’s beautiful fairy perched on the Christmas tree. There’s plenty of intricate detail to get stuck into this winter.
  • Create a personalised stocking as a special gift to be treasured forever in this traditional design by Fiona Baker.
  • Diane Machin has created five fabulous vintage-inspired tree decorations. Stitch on plastic canvas for a speedy finish!
  • Exclusive gift: Forever Friends 2022 calendar featuring six adorable cross stitch charts!
  • Available in our online store

Issue 312 (November 2021)

  • 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.
  • Available to buy as a digital edition

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