In fact, I was surprised because it seems like this Knitpicks is totally divergent in layout and feel:
Even pages devoted to multiple bases look coordinated and upmarket:
And the patterns in this issue seem current and cute, styled well with images that really sell the designs and have much-needed clarity. I hate it when patterns on Ravelry don't have at least one clear image of the full piece. These are great:
The next one is a new one, Willow Yarns. There'd been some murmuring about it on the Ravelry forums, but when my mailbox was initially empty, I assumed I'd been passed over. Nope! The cover is done in a faux-magazine look, with some headlines:
I was impressed at the substantial amount of homegoods/ non-clothing items in the catalog, too. Nice to see that kind of variation in project type. Four whole spreads are devoted to pillows, poufs, baskets, and blankets:
So there you have it! I'm going to have to lock the wallet up tonight, I'm sure...