Laine Magazine

Laine Magazine No. 20 - Waterways


Laine 20 - titled Waterways - invites you to spend a day by the sea.  You can almost smell the salty air and feel the soft breeze in your hair!  This issue includes ten beautiful and unique knits perfect for the season:  the kind that will keep you warm on the first Spring days when you can't get enough of the outdoors but still need that extra layer to keep you warm.

In this issue you will find:

  • 10 original knitting patterns by designers Rebecca Clow, Lily Kate France, Eliza Hinkes, Susanna Kaartinen, Marzen Kolaczek, Marion Mursic, Joey Poh, Olga Putano, Qing Studio and Thea Vesterby, including 5 sweaters, 1 cardigan, 1 tee-shirt, 2 shawls and 1 pair of socks. 
  • an interview with the Finnish designer Jenny Ansah, who wants to bring a stronger sense of community to the world of handicrafts.
  • the results of our first-ever Laine Knitting Survey, with 4,433 responses from knitters all over the world.  Read what knitting looks like in the 2020s and how knitters hope to see it evolve!
  • Fibre Talk with Jeanette Sloan - a regular article on Jeanette chatting with interesting people. In this issue, she meets Maria Zeb Benjamin from The Wool Library, a grassroots organisation that celebrates British wool.
  • Five Ways by regular writer Päivi Kankaro, who explores how artificial intelligence might change knitting in the future.
  • Seasonal recipes, book reviews


Laine is a high-quality Nordic knit & lifestyle magazine for knit folks. Laine cherishes natural fibres, slow living, local craftsmanship, and beautiful, simple things in life. The intention is to inspire you to gather and share, to be part of a community of like-minded knitters, makers and thinkers from near and far. Knitting is more than just knit, knit, purl. It is a feeling.

Laine includes patterns from the leading knitwear designers, insightful, long-format stories from the world of wool, interviews, seasonal recipes and strong, visual storytelling.