Win Yarn + Colors yarn with our Colour Class Competition

Crochet Colour CLASS ISSUE 75

This months crochet colour class is all about the colour Green. In this months feature, Kate Bruning delves into this most natural of colours, and combines it with a gorgeous pastel pink to make those foliage colours really pop! Competition time We’ve teamed up with Yarn and Colors to give one lucky person that chance… Continue reading

The Ultimate Slouchy Jumper for Autumn

Slouch Jumper issue 75

This is exactly the time of year when you realise that a slouchy jumper is just what your autumn needs. Designer Bryony Hitchcock made this gorgeous jumper for some home comfort and when editor Sara spotted it, she knew she just had to get her to make another one for the magazine. Bryony says, “this… Continue reading

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Win King Cole Yarn for Christmas

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Yep it’s official, we’re gearing up for Christmas already! We know it’s still super-early, but this way you have plenty of time to get all of your crochet done before the big day gets here! Included with issue 75 is our festive decoration pattern booklet, which includes 7 fab decorations designed by Eleonora Tully. All of the designs… Continue reading

Free Granny Square Wallpaper Downloads!

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We had a fabulous time hosting this years Granny Square Day. We were blown away by how many people posted squares to the #grannysquareday2018 hashtag, with over 5000 posts in 24 hours! We wanted to thank you all so much for getting involved, so we’ve taken some of your fabulous squares and made some free wallpaper… Continue reading

Win Tickets to Craft4Crafters event at the Bath & West Showground

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It’s already pretty established that here at Simply Crochet we love a yarn show, but we also love craft shows in general! They’re a great place to stock up on supplies, as well as learning about other crafts that you might be interested in. The Craft4Crafters Show has been running some of the largest Craft… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 75

Sloth Brooch

We have corrections for the following patterns: Sloth Brooch, p27. Yarn C should be Chocolate (057). Backpack, p.22 On the Circle Square Motif, Row 2 should read Row 2 (RS) Dc join Vanilla around the post of any st, BPdc around each st, ss to first st to join. Please note that on Row 2… Continue reading

Simply Crochet Issue 75 – on sale now!

Simply Crochet Issue 75

There’s nothing like new accessories to cheer you up as autumn approaches. Mini motifs lend themselves to being turned into practically anything, as you’ll see in our travel-inspired collection! Whether you’re building up to something small like our mitts and leg warmers, or going big with our brilliant backpack – they’re great projects to do a bit on… Continue reading

Issue 74 Crochet Colour Class Competition.

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This month’s crochet colour class focusses on the most uplifting and cheerful colour – yellow! In issue 74 Kate Bruning delves deeper into this sunny shade, as well as confessing that it is also her favourite colour. Kate uses a triadic colour scheme combining pink and blues to accompany a bold yellow on these fun bobble cushions!… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 74

Cosmos blanket

We have corrections for the following patterns: Patchwork Cosmos Blanket, p28. The Blanket only requires a 5mm hook, and Round 5 on the Hexagon with Centre Star needs to be made in Yarn C.   Hook ‘n’ Learn Catherine Wheel Stitch. The colour crafter block should measure 16x32cm (6¼ x 12½ in)

Granny Square Day 2018 – Free Pattern

Free Granny Square Pattern

Hooray, today is Granny Square Day 2018! Head on over to our Instagram to find out more about this online celebration and join in the fun! To celebrate this special crochet day, what could be better than a free granny square pattern. We had a dig around the archives and found this beautiful square from back… Continue reading