50th Issue Blog Party – win a bumper crochet prize

50th issue blog party bumper-prize

It’s the final day of our 50th issue blog party, and we’re going out with a bang! One lucky reader will win this amazing prize, containing yarn, hooks, books, bags, buttons and more. The prize includes yarn from Hoooked, plus a jumbo hook to use with it; a bag kit from Wool and the Gang; two… Continue reading

50th Issue Blog Party – win 60 balls of Scheepjes yarn!

Simply Crochet issue 50 stockings

In issue 50 we have a fantastic collection of candy-coloured Christmas projects, worked in Scheepjes Sunkissed and Scheepjes Catona yarns. And for Day Six of our 50th Issue Blog Party you have the chance to win enough yarn to hook all ten projects in the collection – that’s 60 balls of yarn! To see more of… Continue reading

50th Issue Blog Party – Christmas poinsettia free pattern

Free pattern: crochet poinsettia flower

For Day Five of our Blog Party we’re giving away the free pattern for this beautiful poinsettia flower – perfect for Christmas time. Yarn SCHEEPJES, Catona 1 x ball 244 ( Dark Green ) 1 x ball 115 ( Red ) 1 x ball 179 ( Gold ) 3 mm hook   NOTES The Poinsettia… Continue reading

50th Issue Blog Party – books competition


It’s Day four of our 50th Issue Blog Party, and we’re giving away a great selection of crochet books to get you hooking in time for Christmas. Up for grabs are: More Crocheted Socks by Janet Rehfeldt with Mary Jane Wood 20 to Make: Crocheted Beanies by Frauke Kiedaisch 101 Quick & Easy Crochet Makes bookazine… Continue reading

50th Issue Blog Party – Treble Rebel pattern bundle

Treble Rebel pattern bundle

For Day Three of our 50th Issue Birthday Blog Party we have a special discount on two of Simone Francis’ amazing crochet patterns in our Ravelry store. Simone’s Rebel Rebel Biker Jacket and her Treble Tee usually cost £3.50 each, but for our Blog Party week you can buy both for just £5.00. Click the… Continue reading

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50th Issue Blog Party – free pattern for 3 Wise Men

Simply Crochet three wise men

It’s our 50th issue and so we’re celebrating our birthday with a week-long blog party! Starting today we’ll have something special on our website every day. Sara Huntington designed these adorable Three Wise Men in issue 25, and now the pattern is available to download from our Ravelry store. And for our birthday we’re giving… Continue reading

Corrections in Simply Crochet issue 50

Lacy Snowflake, p.31. The stitch count at the end of Round 3 should read ‘12 dc and 6 ch-4 sps’ and not ‘24 dc’.

Simply Crochet issue 50 – on sale now

Simply Crochet issue 50

Simply Crochet issue 50 is on sale now, with heaps of ideas for Christmas gifts and decorations. There are tasty-looking treats for the home, plus plenty of cosy accessories for your loved ones, and a few things you’ll want to hook just for you. Fran Morgan has designed a Missoni-inspired coat, and you’ll love Ilaria… Continue reading

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Correction in Your Crochet Christmas 2016

Bright Baubles p.83 Round 4 of the Ball appears to be missing, but there isn’t actually a round missing from the pattern, and Rounds 5-8 should be renumbered Rounds 4-7.

Knit for Peace with KnitPro


Have you heard about the Knit for Peace knitalong? Starting on 26th September one new crochet square and one new knitted square will be released each week to make a blanket design of 12 squares, from designers including Debbie Bliss, Arne and Carlos, Erika Knight, and Jane Crowfoot. And today is a new square from… Continue reading

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