Fit for a king – swan cushion

Hook up a statement cushion for your sofa with this stylish design, worked in glittery yarn with pops of contrasting brights. You’ll have to flex your chart-following muscles to make up the swan, while the wing shape is added on top afterwards with surface crochet. Subscribe to Simply Crochet How to make a Treble Crochet… Continue reading

Novita 7 Brothers yarn

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We love Novita and their gorgeous Finnish style. You may have spotted that our Moomin in issue 83 is made in their beautiful Muumit yarn (one of three of their special Moomin yarn). They have recently released another new yarn range – NOVITA 7 VELJESTÄ (7 Brothers) 7 Brothers is a classic 100g yarn that is more than… Continue reading

Top 10 FREE Easter Crochet Patterns

Happy Easter everyone! We know you’ll probably be busy eating chocolate and watching films, but if you fancy a bit of quick and cute Easter crochet too then you’re in the right place! We’ve summarised our top 10 most egg-cellent, totally FREE crochet patterns that you can hook up and make today! 1 The first of our EXCLUSIVE Simply Crochet patterns this… Continue reading

FREE Easter Bunny Egg Cosy Crochet Pattern

Free pattern Sara Huntington rabbit cosies

Top and tail your morning eggs with a cute of bunny rabbit egg cosy, designed by Sara Huntington. Click here for the FREE pattern!  You will need Phildar Phil Coton 4 (100% cotton, 50g/85m), 1 ball each of Yarn A Pistache (43), Oiellet (34) or Turquoise (41); Yarn B Mercure (08) A 2.5mm (US B/1… Continue reading

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: Filet Crochet Collection, P20, p.25 and p.30 The yarn used for these patterns is Scheepjes Maxi Sugar Rush 50g balls, the 100g listed in the measurements table is an error and should be read as 50g balls.   Amigurumi Moomin, Pg 33. the following rows in the Head section… 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