Are you taking part in our Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet–along?

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We’re at the halfway point in our Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet–along designed by Lucy Croft, and we’re loving how many of you have been getting involved! In the first half we’ve covered 6 fantastic stitches – block stitch, waffle stitch, shell stitch, spike stitch, cable stitch, and the most recent granny stripe stitch in issue 73… Continue reading

Issue 73 Crochet Colour Class Competition.

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This months crochet colour class is all about the colour violet. In this months feature, Kate Bruning uses paler pastels to make the purple pop in this light and airy blanket. It’s a soft and stylish make that combines peaches and cream shades, with a splash of green ice, and the most gorgeous of gems – Amethyst…. Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 73 – on sale now!

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We’re feeling the summer vibes in issue 73! The sunlight and fresh air are certainly good for the soul and we have plenty of summery patterns for you this issue – our main collection takes you out for a picnic, complete with rug and parasol. Just add jam sandwiches and lemonade! We hope you enjoy our beautiful… Continue reading

Hook to Hook crochet designer challenge in issue 73: vote for your favourite!

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In Simply Crochet issue 73 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Becky Skuse and Helen McLean. “I wanted to design a simple, strong and stylish bag for popping to the shops or market and carrying bits and pieces in,” Helen told us, “The simplicity and strength come from… Continue reading

Crochet Colour Class in issue 73 – Win the yarn

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Your friends will be green with envy when they see your stunning table runner from this months crochet colour class. Kate Bruning channels botanicals with this motif design, made in a extended analogous colour scheme that reflects the transition of green to yellow in the garden. Competition Time We’ve teamed up with Yarn and Colors… Continue reading

Win over 100 balls of Scheepjes yarn!

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If you’re a colour lover, then our latest collection from issue 72 is perfect for you! We’ve got six eastern-inspired designs, that will brighten up your home. The designs all have that extra special bit of detail; as well as the vibrant shades of 3 different types of Scheepjes Yarn, they also feature pompom trims, tassels and shisha… Continue reading

Win Hoooked Natural Jute Yarn!

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We absolutely love the fantastic and ecological Jute yarn from Hoooked! So much so, that as well as featuring it in our issue 72 HooktoHook designer challenge, we also wanted to do an extra competition where you could win the whole range of this fab 100% Natural Jute yarn! Jute is a plant-based textile fiber introduced in… Continue reading

New Scheepjes Yarn 5 bookazine!

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The new craft book-a-zine from Scheepjes is out now and selling fast – and we can see why! The fifth in the series, Yarn 5 is all about celebrating Women! What we love most about The WOMAN bookazine is that it’s chock full of fabulous crochet projects that will suit a range of styles, so whether… 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 72 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Louise Sheward and Sherrie Yabsley. We challenged two designers to give macramé a run for its money and come up with their own design for a crocheted plant holder, made with Hoooked 100% natural jute. “My inspiration for… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 72

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We have corrections for the following patterns: Mermaid Amigurumi, p.15 Yarn D is incorrectly listed as gold, is should say Yarn D: Lilac Row 10 on the hair section should be corrected to the following: Row 10 Ch6, 3htr in third ch from hook, htr ineachofnext3ch,skip1stfromRow9,ss in next st, ch7, 3htr in third ch from… Continue reading