Moomin over you – amigurumi toy

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Tove Jansson’s adorable Moomin comes to amigurumi! With his simple shape and cuddly dad bod, Moomintroll is the perfect cuddly toy candidate. He’s hooked up in the new Novita Muumit, a new, soft DK weight yarn available in six colours, in a 55% merino wool, 45% cotton blend. Start with the ears and arms, so… Continue reading

FREE Easter Bunny Bunting Crochet Pattern

Free pattern bunny bunting Easter project

Festoon your walls for the Easter season with bright bunting by Louise Smith. Click here for the FREE pattern!  You will need DMC Natura Just Cotton (100% cotton, 50g/155m), 1 ball of each: Ivory (N02), Ombre (N39), Pistache (N13), Rose Soraya (N32), Safran (N47), Tournesol (N16), Turquoise (N49) A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook A… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 83

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We have corrections for the following patterns: Amigurumi Moomin, Pg 33. the following rows in the Head section should read as follows: Round 4 (Dc in next 2 sts, 2dc in next st) 7 times. [28 sts] Round 5 (Dc in next 3 sts, 2dc in next st) 7 times. [35 sts] Round 6 Dc… Continue reading

Go with the flow – filet beach dress

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‘Fortune favours the bold’, cries the common adage, probably-not-but-maybe referring to those who dare to wear this amazing, showstopping filet beach dress! Its catwalk-esque style, however, is not reflected in the price – the Scheepjes Sugar Rush yarn used here is amazing value – you can hook this tunic up for under £24. At the… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 83 on sale now!

Issue 83 of Simply Crochet is out now! Inside you’ll find our filet crochet feature which  is one of our favourite collections to date! Our colourful garments give an old technique an on-trend update, with modern shapes and stylish patterns. We’re not-so-low-key obsessed with this issue’s exclusive amigurumi Moomin make too! Our adorable Moomintroll is a great… Continue reading

Win Scheepjes yarn with issue 83

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If you’ve spent all winter dreaming of warmer weather, you’ll be glad to hear that now the time to start crocheting and heat up your summer wardrobe with our on-trend collection of filet crochet patterns. Our filet collection features 5 fabulous designs all made in Scheepjes Maxi Sugar Rush yarn, a lovely lightweight and  affordable mercerised… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 82

Issue 82 correction

We have corrections for the following patterns: Pastel Elephant, Pg 22 The instructions for the Ears should read: Make a magic loop. Round 1 Ch1, 6dc into loop, do not ss to join, turn. [6 sts] Round 2 Ch1, 2dc in each st around, turn. [12 sts] Round 3 (Dc in next st, 2dc in next st) 6… Continue reading

Check out the new ColourLab yarn from WYS!

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We’re big fans of West Yorkshire Spinners, who are constantly producing high quality, unique and luxurious yarns (as well as championing, developing and manufacturing British wool). Their new ColourLab range has really stolen our hearts and got into our stash! It’s a Dk yarn that is available in a bright collection of 18 solids and… Continue reading

Win Yarn + Colors with our Colour Class Competition in issue 82

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Issue 82 features the last in our crochet colour class series, and what better way to end it than with all the colours of the rainbow! Kate Bruning guides us through a host of rainbow facts, and then you can celebrate the world of colour with our fabulous rainbow cushion design by Hannah Cross! How to make… Continue reading

Win West Yorkshire Spinners yarn with issue 82

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In issue 82 we’re all about the pretty pastel home ideas. We’ve got some fab designs made in gorgeous West Yorkshire Spinners yarn, including beautiful cushions, a gorgeous blanket, super-cool bunting, a mesmerising mandala rug, and a pair of super-soft elephants! Check out our free crochet patterns Buy the current issue of Simply Crochet View… Continue reading