Competition: win Modern Tapestry Crochet book

Colourwork-loving designer Alessandra Hayden ( has released a book filled with inspiring tapestry crochet designs.

Carrying two colours of yarn at once opens up new design possibilities: from Fair Isle designs to bold, geometric designs, and everything in between. This modern primer offers crocheters new to the technique detailed, step-by-step photos and illustrations as well as tips on developing your own charted designs.

Modern Tapestry Crochet has 20 adventurous accessories, including shawls, throws, socks and more. The how-to section walks you though all the techniques you’ll need, including reading charts and working in the back loop. The book is written in US terms and costs £16.99 (but don’t forget, Simply Crochet readers can find an exclusive discount code for £5 off on page 12 of issue 60)

Competition time

We’ve got a copy of Modern Tapestry Crochet to give away, courtesy of fwmedia. Simply fill in your details on the entry form here for a chance to win! Competition closes at 11.59pm on Friday 18th August, and for full terms and conditions click here.