Issue 74 Crochet Colour Class Competition.

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This month’s crochet colour class focusses on the most uplifting and cheerful colour – yellow! In issue 74 Kate Bruning delves deeper into this sunny shade, as well as confessing that it is also her favourite colour. Kate uses a triadic colour scheme combining pink and blues to accompany a bold yellow on these fun bobble cushions!… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 74

Cosmos blanket

We have corrections for the following patterns: Patchwork Cosmos Blanket, p28. The Blanket only requires a 5mm hook, and Round 5 on the Hexagon with Centre Star needs to be made in Yarn C.

Granny Square Day 2018 – Free Pattern

Free Granny Square Pattern

Hooray, today is Granny Square Day 2018! Head on over to our Instagram to find out more about this online celebration and join in the fun! To celebrate this special crochet day, what could be better than a free granny square pattern. We had a dig around the archives and found this beautiful square from back… Continue reading

Don’t miss our Mandala Waistcoat subscriber offer

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It’s not too late to get hold of our fabulous new subscriber offer. The Rainbow Mandala Waistcoat pattern by our very own editor Sara Huntington was originally published in issue 34 of Simply Crochet and was an instant hit – it’s gone on to be one of our top sellers on Ravelry. To celebrate it’s success,… Continue reading

Granny Square Day 2018

Granny Square Day 2018

We’re very excited to announce that this year we will be hosting Granny Square Day 2018! Granny Square Day is an international online celebration on Instagram, which began back in 2014 by Susan Regalia (@suregal27 on Instagram). Susan told us, ” I had just learned to crochet and was enamoured with the cheerful little granny square, and the… Continue reading

Win all of the yarn to make our cosmic crochet collection!

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We’ve been sent into outer space with our crochet collection from issue 74. Using gorgeous shades of on-trend purple (well Ultraviolet is the Pantone colour of the year after all), we’ve got 6 designs that will take your crochet to another dimension. From smaller accessories like our rocket bookmark or solar system cushion, to our larger projects… Continue reading

Simply Crochet Issue 74 – on sale now!

Simply Crochet issue 74

Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside. This issue we have a lot of love for sun, sea and sand, as well as cool tops and a handy light shawl, not to mention banana earrings (oh, we just did). The summer heat has also got us all spaced out. Our collection this month… Continue reading

Hook to Hook crochet designer challenge in issue 74: vote for your favourite!

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This issue’s hook to hook challenge is all about celebrating the summer, with two fab designs by Susan Yeates and Jennifer May. Susan told us, “I wanted to create something fun and friendly for summer using this yummy cotton 4ply. I really love working with cotton and these colours just looked so sugary and sweet… Continue reading

Top 10 free patterns for Festival Season

Free summery festival patterns Simply Crochet

This year’s scorcher of a summer has inspired us to create a round up of our favourite and FREE, festival themed crochet patterns! Many of these items would also be perfect for any holidays you may have planned, and double up as unique gifts for friends and family too! 1. Embellished sandal pattern This is… Continue reading

Join our Hook ‘n’ Learn CAL today with our special subscription offer!

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We’re halfway through our amazing Hook ‘n’ Learn Crochet-along designed by Lucy Croft. But if you missed the start, it’s not too late to join in the fun! We’ve brought back our fab subscription offer where you can get a 9-ball Colour Crafter yarn bundle to make our gorgeous Hook n learn blanket when you… Continue reading