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WATG subs gift

We have a fantastic new offer for new subscribers: when you sign up to an annual direct debit you can save 23% on each issue and also receive this Wool and the Gang DIY T’Lee bag kit worth £47.50!   For more details click here, or to order click here.  

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Simply Crochet issue 41 – on sale now!

Simply Crochet 41 cover

The new issue of Simply Crochet, 41, is on sale now, and you can join us for a walk on the wild side! There are incredible creatures to stitch in this issue – an amazing lion trophy head and Monty the Mammoth. Plus, our spike stitch fingerless mitts are perfect for adventurers. Grab your hook… Continue reading

How to wear issue 41′s Wrap Top – step-by-step video

Our wrap top in issue 41 is a cosy and stylish cover-up. Designed by Hannah Cross, it wraps over at the front and has full-length ribbed sleeves. The wrap is worked from top to bottom in one long row, and the long edges of the ribbed portion are seamed to make the sleeves. As it’s… Continue reading

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Lace collar in Simply Crochet issue 40

Issue 40 lacy collar

This pretty lace collar pattern is in issue 40, designed by Elisabeth Davis de Herraiz in Rowan’s Kidsilk Haze Shine. This collar is fairly straightforward to make, but the lacy structure, fancy fibres and Swarovski crystals make it look and feel extra special. If you’re thinking of hooking this using Kidsilk Haze Shine please note you will… Continue reading

Competition: we’re giving away 75 magazines!

Mag Giveaway

In our new competition we’ve got 75 magazines to give away! You could win a copy of either Simply Crochet issue 36, Simply Knitting 140, or Love Crochet issue 24. Issue 36 of Simply Crochet comes with this adorable Lily Doll kit, with the pattern inside the main magazine. Simply Knitting issue 140 comes with this… Continue reading

King Cole Opium yarn

King Cole

Have you seen King Cole’s Opium and Vogue yarns in issue 40? We’re excited to see their new shades of Opium (a cotton, premium acrylic and polymide blend): the pink and taupe shades here will be available from 22nd February 2016, along with these new patterns. They’re also releasing four new shades of the variegated… Continue reading

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Simply Crochet issue 40 – on sale now


Our new issue, Simply Crochet issue 40, is on sale now, and we’ve gone a little retro this issue! Hook yourself some mid-century rainbow makes, or get cosy with our bobble jumper and cable headband. Create a cool colour-block scarf or get a little frivolous with our tassel-edged scarf. Plus, don’t miss Ilaria Caliri’s otter-ly adorable… Continue reading

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Corrections in issue 40


Baby dungarees, p.68 On the Leg Shaping, the rows have been misnumbered; there are no missing rows in the pattern. Rows 6-8 should be numbered Rows 4-6, and Row 9 should be Row 7. This applies to the Leg Shaping on both legs. Lacy Shawl, p.60 At the end of Row 17, the stitch count… Continue reading

Corrections in Simply Crochet 39

Simply Crochet issue 39

Sorry, but there’s a little mistake in the Amigurumi Penguin pattern on p.68! On the Body of the Large Penguin, Rounds 7-11 should read Rounds 7-16, so there are five additional rounds of plain dc. Then continue as written from Round 12 to finish. After working the last round of the Body, continue working another… Continue reading

Free puff stitch bauble pattern!


Need a last minute Christmas gift? Or is your tree missing that little something special? Well we’ve got the perfect pattern for you! This free bauble pattern uses puff stitch to create an elegant, irresistible texture. You can make the bauble using any yarn you fancy and on any hook size, but we used a… Continue reading