FREE Christmas tree decoration – a Simply Crochet exclusive!

Free crochet Christmas decoration of a snowman

This festive decoration is an easy-to-make project suitable for gift tags (without stuffing!), bunting (just add string!) or a lovely tree decoration as is! Featuring a cute little snowman in crimson red and mossy green, with pretty scalloped edges and black buttons and eyes, we’re sure you’ll enjoy this one. Designed by Marianne Rawlins. Get the… Continue reading

Win a Scheepjes UBUNTU cal kit!

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We LOVE the UBUNTU cal from Scheepjes. This stunning design by Deidre Uys is available in 3 different size and colour combinations, which all use a different range of gorgeous Scheepjes yarn too! This beautiful hexagon blanket combines a range of techniques, textures and colours to create a truly stunning piece of crochet that would… Continue reading

Win Yarn + Colors yarn with our Colour Class Competition in issue 77

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This months crochet colour class is all about marvellous magenta. In this months feature, Kate Bruning explores this bright and bold shade, and shows off this stylish colour with a gorgeous Christmas Roses Magenta blanket. Please note that if you’re planning to make this blanket for yourself there is a correction to the yarn quantities which can… Continue reading

Happy 40th to The Snowman

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To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Raymond Briggs’ classic book, The Snowman, Simply Crochet designer Ilaria Caliri (@airali_gray) has recreated this iconic character for you to crochet, in a gorgeous wool cotton yarn for soft snuggles. The amigurumi method creates a beautiful shape and the finished creation is the perfect gift for fans young and… Continue reading

Voting is open for the British Craft Awards!

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Voting is now open for the British Craft Awards 2019! Whether it’s a product you couldn’t live without, a local retailer that always goes the extra mile, a talented designer who inspires you with stunning projects, a must-read blog or a craft brand you couldn’t live without, we want to know. As well as supporting your… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 77

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We have corrections for the following patterns: Katie Jones Christmas Jumper, p.53-55. We’ve been made aware that some of the recommended Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran shades have been discontinued or are out of stock. Below are some alternative yarns, please check the yarn lengths that are required and be aware that although we have tried to… Continue reading

Light it up with our neon yoke jumper!

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This fun, colourful jumper by Katie Jones (@katiejonesknit) has an oversized, slouchy fit. Its yoke and new sleeve shape add up to retro styling with a modern look, – it’s destined for the work Christmas lunch.  How to make a Double Crochet stitch View our catalogue of Ravelry Patterns Check out our latest competitions The… Continue reading

Watch out for the naughty elf!

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The Christmas issue of Simply Crochet (issue 77) is going to tick all your festive boxes and get you and your hooks in the mood for a wonderful season! But watch out for our cheeky elf by designer Erinna Lee (@littleaquagirl) hiding out in your cover kit, just waiting to be set free. Check out… Continue reading

Naughty or Nice jumpers in issue 77 – Help Santa make his choice

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This season, you can be both naughty and nice with these clever Christmas jumpers by Sara Huntington and Cara Medus. What better way to stir up a little fun this season than with a cheeky reversible jumper – it’s easy to hook up and fun to wear! We’ve made the simple sweaters in fuchsia or… Continue reading

Win every shade of Hoooked Spesso yarn!

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You know the expression – go big or go home! Well, we’ve got a big yarn, a big offer and a big competition for you! Hoooked Spesso is a super chunky cotton yarn that enables you to make the most wonderful DIY creations. This soft cotton cord has a positive environmental impact as it is made… Continue reading