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Get your red yarn out this autumn

Pick up any fashion magazine or browse the trend blogs and your will find universal agreement on one thing: Whatever you do this autumn, wear red.

red 2017There are lots of pictures from the catwalks of head to toe red outfits, dramatic scarlet evening dress and brick red coats.

Plus the colour gurus at   have deemed “Flame Scarlet” one of the essential seasonal colours.

But don’t be alarmed and think this means dressing like a post box.

There are a wide spectrum of reds and it seems that the fashion gurus and designers have chosen a wide variety of shades from brick red to ruby and garnet – even beetroot which means there are subtler options if that suits you better.

And while some of us will reach for the needles to create a bright bold long line cardigan, others might go for a splash of a wine or burgundy in the form of a hat or scarf. Every option is open to you and with so many yarn shades on offer you are bound to find something that will work for you.

We’ve picked out a few options to get you started.

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Clockwise from top left: Sirdar No 1 Pure Scarlet; Stylecraft Cabaret DK in Red Sky; Rico Creative Melange Chunky Red; James C Brett Rustic with Wool Aran. colourway DAT30; Erika Knight British Blue Wool in Mysore Red; King Cole Gypsy super chunky in Inferno  ; Debbie Bliss Aymara in Ruby

And if you want to pair your red with another colour here is Pantone’s full autumn fashion palette.

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