Hook ‘n’ Learn now on Ravelry

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We’ve been blown away by how many of you have been getting involved with our Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet-along by Lucy Croft. Issue 70 features part 3,  which is a real beauty – this stunning shell stitch! But if you missed out on the first two parts, don’t worry, it’s not too late to catch up!… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 70 – on sale now!

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Love is in the air this month as, with Harry and Meghan’s big day on 19 May, we have the perfect excuse to get unashamedly romantic. Emma Leith’s royal cushion is a splendid way to mark the occasion. And if you’re planning a wedding or other special occasion, take inspiration from our cool blue ideas… Continue reading

Exclusive Free Baby Beanie Pattern – World Craft Week

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Regular readers of Simply Crochet will be familiar with the name Hannah Cross – one of our superstar designers that has created many of our most popular designs! Hannah wanted to help us out with supporting the charity Bliss for this years World Craft Week, so she’s designed a new baby beanie pattern exclusively for us! This pattern… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

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In Simply Crochet issue 69 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Kate Rowell and Rebecca Armstrong. Kate told us “The inspiration for my bunting came from my love of granny clusters, they are my go-to crochet stitch! The mercerised DK cotton felt really delicate to… Continue reading

Win King Cole Yummi kit – World Craft Week

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World Craft Week is halfway through and in full swing! If you’ve not been making the most of all the freebies and competitions so far, make sure you’re following World Craft Week on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and don’t forget to get your hands on our free downloadable magazine from www.worldcraftweek.com. So let’s keep the good times going with another fab… Continue reading

Free Crochet Baby Dress Pattern – World Craft Week

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It’s the first of our free World Craft Day patterns! As this year we’re fundraising for Bliss, we’re keeping it all baby-themed, so what could be more perfect that this adorable crocheted dress designed by our very own editor Sara Huntington. This versatile frock can be worn on its own or layered over a tee… Continue reading

Win a Scheepjes Yarn Pack – World Craft Week

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Let’s kick World Craft Week off with a fab competition! We’ve got 2 Scheepjes colour packs to give away (each worth over £30!). The first colour pack is a luxury window cardboard box with handle that contains all 36 Stone Washed colours, as well as 14 colours of River Washed in cute 10g balls. The second pack is an… Continue reading

World Craft Week starts today!

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Hooray, World Craft Week has officially started. This week is a celebration of all things crafty, and we’re going to be bringing you quick competitions and exclusive free patterns throughout the week. And it’s not just crochet, all of our sister magazines are getting involved too, so whether you simply enjoy sewing, are crazy for… Continue reading

World Craft Week 2018

World Craft Week is back! We’re extremely excited to announce the return of this week dedicated to all things craft, from knitting and quilting to cardmaking and sewing. The week itself is the 16th – 22nd April 2018. Each day we’ll be sharing exclusive free patterns and hosting special quick competitions, all with the aim of… Continue reading

Free Easter Bunny Ears Pattern

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Easter is here already! So to celebrate, we’re giving you a free crochet pattern for this adorable bunny ear headband! This pattern by Anne Egan is the perfect accessory for your little one (or yourself) while on an egg hunt, plus the ears are made with wire pipe cleaners – so they’re fully poseable!  … Continue reading