Win King Cole Giza yarn

Simply Crochet issue 65 Mandala

In issue 65 you’ll find our latest mandala crochet pattern by Lucy Croft. The mandala is hooked in King Cole Giza yarn, a mercerised cotton 4ply that’s available in 20 fabulous colours. And we’re giving away six balls of Giza yarn to one lucky reader, for you to hook this mandala design. For your chance to… Continue reading

Take a crochet holiday with us!

How do you fancy a holiday that’s dedicated to crochet? We’ve teamed up with Arena Travel to offer amazing trips with top crochet tutors and workshops, plus a chance to experience the yarn traditions around the world. If you like the sound of a crochet holiday, check out the trip ‘Knit & Crochet in the… Continue reading

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New crochet patterns and yarn from Rowan at the Knitting & Stitching show *sponsored post*

Hutton wrap crochet

Make sure you check out stand TGD11 at the Knitting & Stitching Show in Alexandra Palace this week, where Rowan and its partner retailer Lady Sew and Sew will be displaying the stunning autumn/winter collections. You can see collections and both stories from Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine 62; ‘Kinship’ and ‘Dawn till Dusk’. Kinship is a… Continue reading

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Visit the Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace and save £2.50 on tickets

The Knitting & Stitching Show returns to Alexandra Palace on 11th – 15th October 2017, with shopping, workshops and inspiration around every corner. And we have a discount code to save £2.50 on adult tickets*. There’s also drop-in crochet and knitting sessions with UK Hand Knitting’s team of experts. If it’s time to top up your… Continue reading

Nicki Trench’s new CAL

Top crochet designer Nicki Trench has just released dates and yarn packs for her new Autumn/Winter 2017 blanket crochet along! The Cal is a 4 part project, with each part being released over an 8 week period starting from the 20th October. It’s suitable for all skill levels, and is made using aran weight yarn… Continue reading

Ali Campbell – Crocheting against Cancer

One of the things we love most about the crochet community is how we come together for a good cause, when tragedy strikes or a charity needs help fundraising, crocheters always get their hooks out and pitch in however they can. We’ve heard of one such cause that we’d love for you to help out with…. Continue reading

Win tickets to Craft4Crafters

Craft 4 Crafters is returning to the Bath & West Showground on Thursday 19th – Saturday 21st October. The event has a huge 170 traders has now expanded across two halls. This year also features a new quilt display which has over 100 quilts on show. There’s also a huge range of workshops and demonstrations available, everything from… Continue reading

Yarn dyeing with Fyberspates

Here at Simply Crochet HQ you may have noticed that we’re just a little bit obsessed with yarn! When we’re not busy bringing you your monthly magazine, we’re fulfilling our fibre fascination! We work hard, and we play hard! So when it came to planning a team day out (along with the teams from The Knitter… Continue reading

Golding Yarns Interview

You may have seen our Q&A with Kim Lauden of Golding Yarns in issue 62, but if you want to know more you can now read the full interview here. … Can you tell us a bit about you and your yarns? I’m a part-time dyer, full-time teacher & deputy head, living and working in Norwich…. Continue reading

Your Crochet Christmas Volume 3 – on sale now

Your Crochet Christmas (Volume 3) is out next now! This third edition of Your Crochet Christmas gathers together a selection of our favourite festive projects from Simply Crochet so that you can have a very yarny Christmas! Whether you want to hook a gift for a friend, create your own crocheted decorations or just treat yourself… Continue reading