Free Pattern – Tennis Sweatbands

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In issue 71 we’re hitting the tennis courts in style with our sporty crochet accessories. You’ll definitely be smashing aces and bringing your A-game with our raglan tee, sporty socks, water bottle cover, sun visor, lanyard and tennis racquet cover. Plus, we’ve got a fantastic competition where you can win all of the Sirdar Cotton 4ply to make all six… Continue reading

Win tickets to The Handmade Fair in Wiltshire

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The Handmade Fair presented by Kirstie Allsopp is coming to Wiltshire for the very first time this summer, giving craft enthusiasts across the South West the chance to experience the ultimate creative day out. The fair will take place at Bowood House and Gardens from 22nd to 24th June, where guests can enjoy an array… Continue reading

Win Ricorumi yarn to make your own Royal Couple

Harry and Meghan Amigurumi

It’s the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this weekend and the UK is gearing up into full celebration mode! We’ve got our very own adorable amigurumi Harry and Meghan characters in issue 71, designed for us by the fabulous Ilaria Caliri. They’re made in the new Ricorumi yarn range, which features 60 different shades… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

Hook to Hook issue 71

In Simply Crochet issue 71 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Samantha Osmund and Ruth Haydock. Being beside the sea was an influence on both these designs. Samantha told us, “I’m very lucky to live by the coast. For me, warm sunny days are a time for… Continue reading

Win Sirdar cotton yarn!

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With the weather getting better and Wimbledon on it’s way, we’re getting in the sporty mood with our main collection in issue 71. As well as a fabulous raglan-sleeved tee by Simone Francis, we’ve also got your sporty accessories covered too! There’s a pair of socks, tennis racquet cover, stripy lanyard, sun visor and water bottle… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 71 – on sale now!

Wimbledon is just around the corner, and we’re feeling the sporty vibe this month. Check out Simone Francis’ stylish sporty tee – it’s an easy top to make and a grand first garment to have a go at. If raising a glass of Pimms at the same time as juggling your strawberries and cream is… Continue reading

Crochet Colour Class – Win the yarn!

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Have you discovered our new crochet colour class feature? It’s a new series on colour from Kate Bruning where every month we’ll bring you a different colour theme to enjoy. You’ll discover a bit more about colour theory, and there will also be a project to make in that month’s colour theme too! Issue 70 is… Continue reading

Tell a friend about Simply Crochet and earn Amazon Vouchers!

We’ve all got that friend that says they wish they could crochet too. Well, now you can get them involved and earn a little treat for yourself. With our new Tell A Friend offer, not only can they save 40% if they subscribe, but we’ll also send you both a £5 Amazon voucher to say thank… Continue reading

Caron Baby Cakes – sponsored post

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The arrival of Prince Louis has the UK well and truly gripped with baby fever, and that means only one thing… baby crochet projects! Well, if you’re looking for a fabulous yarn that is perfect for all those pretty and petite projects, then you’ll love the super soft Caron Baby Cakes additions to the Caron Cakes range…. Continue reading

Correction for Simply Crochet issue 70

Sleeveless Vest Top

We have corrections for the following patterns: Chevron Cardigan, p.27. Row 8 of Left Front; Armhole and Neckline Decreasing; sizes 8-10 and 16-20 should read: ‘Row 8 Ch3, tr in st at base of ch, tr in next st, (tr2tog) twice, work in Stitch Pattern to end, turn.’ – On the Shape Armhole section on… Continue reading