Top 10 crochet storage ideas with FREE patterns

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There’s been a lot of talk lately about tidiness and minimalism in the home, and whilst we’re feeling the need to reduce clutter, we are confident it won’t be easy to part with much of our craft stash! So we’ve come up with this list of savvy storage related patterns that will help you get… Continue reading

10 last-minute Christmas stocking filler ideas

Etsy stocking filler ideas from independent makers - Simply Crochet

We love nothing more than giving and receiving handmade gifts at Christmas, so if you’re running out of time to crochet a gift, or you’re looking for the perfect idea for the crochet addict in your life, look no further! We’ve found our favourite stocking filler gifts from some fab independent Etsy makers, so you don’t have to! 1…. Continue reading

Top 10 Free Christmas Patterns

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♫ It’s the most hookable time of the year ♫! And, to save you a bit of time, we’ve rounded up our top 10 favourite FREE Christmas themed crochet patterns from around the globe, as well as two exclusive Simply Crochet patterns that you won’t find elsewhere! This post has got you covered for some quick and… Continue reading

FREE Christmas tree decoration – a Simply Crochet exclusive!

Free crochet Christmas decoration of a snowman

This festive decoration is an easy-to-make project suitable for gift tags (without stuffing!), bunting (just add string!) or a lovely tree decoration as is! Featuring a cute little snowman in crimson red and mossy green, with pretty scalloped edges and black buttons and eyes, we’re sure you’ll enjoy this one. Designed by Marianne Rawlins. Get the… 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*

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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