Laine Magazine - Issue 16


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Laine is a high-quality Nordic knit & lifestyle magazine for knit folks. They cherish natural fibres, slow living, local craftsmanship and beautiful, simple things. Laine intends to inspire you to gather and share, to be part of a community of like-minded knitters, makers and thinkers from near and far.

Laine 16 (Winter 2023) brings you to the streets of beloved Helsinki, the capital of Finland. The Laine team visit a charming bookstore and an edgy record store and sit down for a nice warm cup of coffee. In short, a perfect, slow Saturday! Dare we say this might be Laine's best issue yet?  

Issue 16, Winter 2023, includes: 

  • 148 pages.
  • Eleven knitting patterns (charts and written instructions provided): five sweaters, two cardigans, two shawls, one waistcoat, and one pair of socks.
  • An interview with Elaine Tom. Learn how she became the trusted test knitter for many designers, knitting around 40 sweaters a year!
  • An article on how the Craft Museum of Finland preserves cultural heritage and inspires today's crafters.
  • Jeanette Sloan Talks Fibre – a regular article on Jeanette chatting with interesting people. In this issue, she meets Lorraine Amagove Mugere, a Kenyan knitwear and crochet designer.
  • Five Ways by our regular writer Päivi Kankaro. In this issue, Päivi explores how you can keep your favourite knits around for longer by caring for them correctly.
  • Where I Knit – a regular piece that pictures people knitting in their favourite spot and talking about crafting in their everyday lives. In this issue, we meet a knitter in gorgeous Indonesia.
  • Seasonal recipes to inspire your winter cooking.
  • Book reviews. 

Designers featured in this issue: Fiona Alice, Rachel Brockman, Dee Hardwicke, Thien-Kieu Lam, Lotta H Löthgren, Rosa Pomar, Yan Qian, Eri Shimizu, Anna Strandberg and Orlane Sucche.

Pattern preview pages on Laine's website and Ravelry are now live. More information on this edition's designers can be found on Laine's website.   

  • Printed in Estonia
  • Print only. No digital download code is available.
  • Preorders start & cover revealed: 18 November.
  • Publication day: 16 December 2022.