Meet our editor Sara Huntington at Yarndale


Are you heading to Yarndale on Saturday 28th September? If you are don’t miss out on your chance to meet our very own editor Sara Huntington. Taking place in the new Scheepjes Lounge, Sara is one of many crochet designers and professionals being interviewed by Scheepjes blogger Matt from A Boy and Bunting. Sara will be… Continue reading

Baby quilt from issue 88 – pandamonium!


Nobody loves a granny square blanket as much as us, but when winter comes and lightweight covers don’t cut it turn to this panda quilt, created with two layers joined together by a bobble stitch border.  Find a back issue of Simply Crochet Download Simply Crochet to your digital device Check out our latest competitions… Continue reading

Jumbo lion toy from issue 88 – mane attraction!


Let’s all give a roar in’ welcome to Cedric. Made up in Wool Couture’s Cheeky Chunky merino wool, he’s a lion quite literally in sheep’s clothing, but he’s so darn cuddleable we can forgive any species subterfuge. Measuring up at an impressive 66cm, he’ll tower over your teddy and take up half the bed, but… Continue reading

New Rozeta CAL and Bookazine from Scheepjes


Our friends at Scheepjes have just released their latest YARN 8 bookazine, as well as details of a new CAL for 2019… and they’re both so amazing we just had to shout about it!! The YARN 8 bookazine is on sale now priced £7.95, and you can find your local stockist here! This issue is all about… Continue reading

Lacy top from issue 88 – delicate elegance!

Lace Top Issue 88

Leafy autumn’s on its way and we couldn’t be happier. Traffic light fields thick with crunchy leaves, last of the summer sun and bonfires! What a stunning season. This relaxed cotton top is just right for the weather, and its leafy panel pays its autumnal respects.  While this is a simple make (especially for a… Continue reading

Fashion with soul – Sponsored by Gudrun Sjödén


The stylish new autumn collection by Gudrun Sjödén is crafted from high-quality natural materials and inspired by a sense of Nordic history Since 1976, Gudrun Sjödén, the Swedish fashion brand with a green conscience, has deservedly earned itself a reputation for producing gorgeous pieces made from only the best quality sustainable materials by carefully chosen… Continue reading

Crochet-hacking with Steel & Stitch


Inside issue 88 you’ll find our latest embellishment – but this time with a twist! We’ve got crochet-hacking queen Emma Friedlander-Collins (a.k.a Steel & Stitch) on board to help you transform your damaged old clothes into crochet-tastic new garments! Our first crochet-hacking project features cute kitty patches that are perfect for covering holes and worn… Continue reading

Win a copy of Jonah Larson’s new book!

Hello Crochet Friends

We’ve been big fans of Jonah Larson ever since we came across this young crochet prodigy. We got the chance to write a bit about Jonah in our mini-feature back in issue 81, and when we heard that there were talks of a book deal we knew that this young man was set for stardom!… Continue reading

Corrections for issue 88

Issue 88 corrections

We have corrections for the following patterns: Lacy Top, p.32 Row 2 should read: Ch3, tr in next 36 (41: 46: 51) tr, ch2, skip next tr, tr in next tr, skip next tr, ch2, 2tr in next tr, tr in next 3 sts, 2tr in next tr, ch2, 3tr in next tr, ch2, 2tr… Continue reading

Win 37 balls of Novita yarn!


In issue 88 of Simply Crochet, you’ll also find our bonus Crochet Christmas booklet, which is brought to you in association with Novita yarns. This booklet (which is included with both the print and digital versions) features 4 fabulous Christmas jumper patterns – that’s a pattern for him, her, and two little ones! We know it’s… Continue reading