Simply Crochet issue 77 – on sale now!

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Whatever you’re up to during the festive season, we’ve got you covered with issue 77 of Simply Crochet! Be the star of your office party with our collection of photo booth props, party accessories and jumpers. Katie Jones’ neon yoked jumper is just the thing for the chilly weather. And if you can’t bear digging around… Continue reading

Hook to Hook Designer Challenge in issue 77 of Simply Crochet

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We’re gearing up for Christmas with out Hook to Hook challenge in issue 77, with two decoration designs by Donna Wilkins and Marianne Rawlins. You can vote for your favourite of these two designs on our Simply Crochet Instagram page. To vote, simply double tap and comment on the one you prefer, and one lucky reader… Continue reading

Your Crochet Christmas Corrections

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Tickled Pink Hat, p31. In the ‘To Finish’ part of the pattern, it should read ‘dc in bl across first row to join’ rather than ‘sc’. The pattern is written in UK terminology which does not have a sc stitch (US sc stitch is the equivalent to a UK dc stitch) Mice Decorations, p109. On… Continue reading

What a baby boomer – Toddler Sweater

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Hook up this super-sweet jumper with a bright pompom pop for tots, ready for autumn chills! We are firm believers that adding a pompom trim to anything makes it even better and this two-tone sweater by Emma Bassey is no exception. Hooked up in a soft alpaca blend, kids will love the feel as much… Continue reading

Win WYS Eloise Shawl Pattern & Yarn

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Our good friends over at West Yorkshire Spinners have just released some new shades of their Illustrious yarn, as well as some fabulous new patterns. They have added four new shades to the range (making that 17 in total), as well as releasing their latest pattern book, ‘out of the woods’, featuring a collection of knitted… Continue reading

Cuffs to die for – Nordic Mittens

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The Finnish secret to warm hands is warm wrists too (and we know because they told us). This gorgeous colourwork pair by Louise Smith has extra-long, on-trend cuffs to help you stay snug when you’re away from the fireside this winter. These gorgeous mittens are just part of our Nordic ideas collection in issue 76,… Continue reading

Win Yarn + Colors yarn with our Colour Class Competition

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This months crochet colour class is all about the colour Amber. In this months feature, Kate Bruning delves into this super-trendy shade and combines it with a bold blue and perfect plum to create an eye-catching scarf! Competition time We’ve teamed up with Yarn and Colors to give one lucky person that chance to win ALL THE… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 76

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Apache Tears Hook ‘n’ Learn ninth block, p95. You may have noticed that the magazine instructions did not match up with our Youtube video tutorial which can be found here. Both the video and the written instructions in the magazine will work out correctly if used in isolation, but do not match up if used… Continue reading

Win a copy of ‘Crochet A-B-Sea’ book by Pony McTate

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Pony McTate is a crochet designer from New Zealand who has quickly made a name for herself on the crochet scene. She’s the designer behind some of our most popular designs, such as her fabulous filet skull jumper (which you can still get here on Ravelry). In issue 76 of Simply Crochet, Pony shares the story of… Continue reading

Q&A with Hook ‘n’ Learn designer Lucy Croft

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Lucy Croft is the talented designer behind our Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet-along, as well as our previous Pick ‘n’ Mix CAL and many other popular Simply Crochet patterns. Lucy took the time from her busy schedule to answer these questions asked by members of our Hook ‘n’ Learn Facebook group! When designing a cal. Do you start with a… Continue reading