Inside Simply Crochet issue 34 – on sale now!


Simply Crochet issue 34 is on sale now, and it’s packed full of great summer ideas to get you ready for the beach. Create your very own collection of crochet beach essentials with espadrilles, a sarong and more. Hook a festival-worthy rainbow mandala waistcoat and keep cool with a fringed mesh cover-up. Plus, create your… Continue reading

Corrections in issue 34 Simply Crochet


Mandala Waistcoat, p. 52-55 When beginning first segment, instead of reading “With Poppy Red, ch8 ss into first ch to form a ring” followed by “Row 1 (RS) Ch9…” it should read: Ch17, ss into 8th ch from hook, Then follow the pattern as you would have after the ch9 (so dc into next ch,… Continue reading

Deramores’ Kat Goldin crochet-along

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It’s always hard to finish a big project, especially when there are so many amazing patterns just crying out to be made! But finding the motivation is easier than you think when you’re crocheting alongside others – so check out Deramores’ Kat Goldin crochet-along. This brilliant Cedar River Blanket CAL project is bought to you… Continue reading

In memory of Wink

We are devastated to learn that blogger and crochet designer Wink has died. She helped us enormously in the early days of Simply Crochet, writing features for us on colour and inspiration, and designing beautiful mandalas, which we published through the seasons in our first year. We were delighted to see the success of her… Continue reading

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Subscribe and get a free Sugar n’ Cream tote bag kit

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Click here or call this number, 01604 828741, to subscribe to Simply Crochet today and receive this Sugar n’ Cream every day tote bag kit!** Subscriber benefits: Receive this FREE Sugar n’ Cream every day tote bag kit as your welcome gift* Save up to 34% on the shop price Subscription prices include delivery Continue to… Continue reading

Corrections in Simply Crochet issue 33

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Simply Crochet, Issue 33, Supplement: Mandala blanket, p.4 Round 23 should read: 1ch (does not count) dc, * ch2, skip 3ch, dc in next ch, 1ch, skip 3ch, dc in next ch, rep from *, ss in 1st to join. This gives you 42 ch1 sp and 42 ch2 sp. Then follow the pattern for Round… Continue reading

Inside Simply Crochet issue 33 – on sale now!


Simply Crochet issue 33 is on sale now, and it’s time for sunshine stitches. We’ve taken vintage styles and traditional techniques and given them a modern twist. Hook some dainty doilies with a touch of neon and flex your filet crochet muscles with our clever coasters and delicate wall hanging. Plus, discover a new stitch… Continue reading

The Amigurumi Collection from the makers of Simply Crochet

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In The Amigurumi Collection, all your favourite creatures to crochet from the Simply Crochet magazine are now in one adorable collection. Bursting with more than 40 super-cute collectable crochet creatures, Amigurumi Collection is perfect for all crochet lovers! From cuddly cats and dogs to the land of make-believe where dragons and fairytale princesses live, there’s something for everyone to… Continue reading

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What’s On? at the Craft Barn, July 2015


Black Sheep Wools have got some amazing workshops lined up for this July, plus Sarah Shrimpton will be popping in one afternoon to sign copies of her very first book, ‘Beginner’s Guide to Crochet’. There’s plenty of crochet workshops in the mix, but don’t be afraid to try something new this summer. Plus, the Craft… Continue reading

Shaun in the City


Get ready to see some crochet like ewe have never seen before. The brains behind the amazing Briswool (seen at last year’s arts trail), Vicky Harrison, has created yet another woolly masterpiece. Feast your eyes on the absolute crochet beast that is Vicky’s Crochet Shaun the Sheep. The baa-rilliant sculpture will feature in the Shaun… Continue reading