Go for comfort at Christmas


This cushion is for life, not just for Christmas! Sara Scales’ starry design and tie-up sides make it something a little different to make for your sofa or a friend as a gift. It’s a great chance to get to grips with popcorn stitch, too. Festive stress will float away as you hook up this… Continue reading

10 last-minute Christmas stocking filler ideas

Etsy stocking filler ideas from independent makers - Simply Crochet

We love nothing more than giving and receiving handmade gifts at Christmas, so if you’re running out of time to crochet a gift, or you’re looking for the perfect idea for the crochet addict in your life, look no further! We’ve found our favourite stocking filler gifts from some fab independent Etsy makers, so you don’t have to! 1…. Continue reading

Reindeer girl has got Christmas sorted


Martine de Regt’s amigurumi reindeer girl will add sparkly charm to everyone’s Christmas time! This little Santa’s helper is all dressed up for some festive fun – her dress, hat and boots are finished with snowy white fur, and she’s even rocking some golden reindeer antlers! She’s a stunner, and will make a fab gift… Continue reading

Win Yarn + Colors yarn with our Colour Class Competition in issue 78


This months crochet colour class is all about vibrant vermilion. In this months feature, Kate Bruning explores this deep shade, and shows off this gorgeous colour with a vintage–style rose cushion. How to make a Magic Loop Find a back issue of Simply Crochet Check out our latest competitions Competition time We’ve teamed up with Yarn and Colors… Continue reading

Vote for your favourite blog in the 2019 Craft Awards


Voting for the British Craft Awards 2019 is in full swing, and we can’t wait to find out who you think were the crochet stars of 2019! Don’t forget that as well as supporting your favourite companies and crafters, you could win a £100 Amazon voucher just for taking part! Head to www.britishcraftawards.com to enter your vote. We thought we’d… Continue reading

Win the Rico yarn to make our Winter Wreath!

Our 2019 calendar that comes with issue 78 of Simply Crochet is getting us all excited for the year ahead. With 4 seasonal wrath patterns designed by Kate Eastwood included with the calendar, it's going to be a year choc full of gorgeous crochet!

Our 2019 calendar that comes with issue 78 of Simply Crochet is getting us all excited for the year ahead. With 4 seasonal wreath patterns designed by Kate Eastwood included with the calendar, it’s going to be a year chock full of gorgeous crochet! If the end of 2018 and the colder weather has you… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 78


We have corrections for the following patterns: Scarf, p.21 Please note that you will require 2 balls of Silver (1203) for the scarf. Bobble hat, p.21 In the notes section on the bobble hat, we incorrectly advised that “Yarn as listed is enough to also make Melissa’s Scarf and Mittens in this set. The Hat… Continue reading

Wrap yourself up in rainbows with our bright winter makes!


You’ll be easy to find in the January sales when sporting this fabulous hat, scarf and mitten set with its colourful pompoms and swirling shades. Designed by Melissa Masterson, these fab makes are great to hook up as individual gifts or as a full set. These bold and bright makes are just part of our… Continue reading

Top 10 Free Christmas Patterns

Free christmas patterns

♫ It’s the most hookable time of the year ♫! And, to save you a bit of time, we’ve rounded up our top 10 favourite FREE Christmas themed crochet patterns from around the globe, as well as two exclusive Simply Crochet patterns that you won’t find elsewhere! This post has got you covered for some quick and… Continue reading

Welcome in 2019 with four seasonally spectacular wreaths!


Issue 78 of Simply Crochet comes with a fabulous 2019 calendar to see you through the whole year. Hang it up in your home to keep tabs on key dates and the year’s best yarn and craft events, as well as when the latest issue of your favourite magazine (yes, that’s us we hope!) hits… Continue reading