Last week we were joined in the office by blogger and crochet obsessive Matthew Spiers (aka One Man Crochet). We asked him to write a little bit about his time with us…
“I wanted to get an insight into what goes on behind the scenes in the production of a magazine and get a bit of hands on experience, and what magazine could me more perfect for me than Simply Crochet.
“Over the week I tried my hand at plenty of tasks that were loads of fun, especially for a crochet addict. Doing yarn reviews and pitching ideas for features was a bit of a dream come true. I got to learn about all the different elements that go into making the magazine, attended meetings and photoshoots, helped with online content, and did a bit of technical editing/design stuff. While this was fascinating for me, it was just a small part of what goes into creating Simply Crochet each month.
“In the time I was there I learnt it’s not all playing with nice wool and checking out what’s going on in the world of crochet. The team have to work incredibly hard to bring you a magazine of such quality every month – as well as all the social media and other stuff they do to keep us engaged and entertained.
“I felt really lucky to get such a unique view of the production and to hang out with some truly awesome people for the week. I loved the magazine before, but I think seeing what really goes into it, I appreciate it even more.”
You can read Matt’s full blog post here – along with more of his blog, and links to his free patterns.