Win 51 balls of Stylecraft Special Dk with issue 78

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In issue 78 of Simply Crochet we’re getting all cosy and wrapped up for winter – but that doesn’t mean we have to be dull. Our fabulous rainbow collection features a bobble cushion, bobble hat, mittens, scarf, cord bag and an amazing blanket. So whatever the weather, your crochet can be bright and beautiful! Download Simply… Continue reading

Rainbow Cord Bag from issue 78 – Getting started

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If you’re loving our rainbow cord bag designed by Sara Huntington in issue 78, but think it looks a little tricky – then don’t worry! Here are some helpful images to get you started! Step 1 Clip the first 14cm of your yarn over the end of your rope Step 2 Work dc sts over the… Continue reading

Simply Crochet Issue 78 on sale now!

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There’s a whole year of crochet up ahead, and we couldn’t be more excited. Our 2019 calendar includes patterns for four stunning, seasonal wreaths. If you’re feeling speedy, your winter festive masterpiece could even be ready for this Christmas! Of course, there’s plenty more to enjoy – a cute reindeer doll, gorgeous jumper, sweet slippers… Continue reading

Light up Christmas with West Yorkshire Spinners – Competition

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It’s nearly time to get your Christmas decorations up! You’ve got to get your tree sorted, bring the baubles out from the loft, and untangle the fairy lights. Why not treat yourself to some new fairy lights this year… with the new Fairy Lights shade of West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4ply! WYS are back with another of… Continue reading

Win a Scheepjes UBUNTU cal kit!

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We LOVE the UBUNTU cal from Scheepjes. This stunning design by Deidre Uys is available in 3 different size and colour combinations, which all use a different range of gorgeous Scheepjes yarn too! This beautiful hexagon blanket combines a range of techniques, textures and colours to create a truly stunning piece of crochet that would… Continue reading

Win Yarn + Colors yarn with our Colour Class Competition in issue 77

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This months crochet colour class is all about marvellous magenta. In this months feature, Kate Bruning explores this bright and bold shade, and shows off this stylish colour with a gorgeous Christmas Roses Magenta blanket. Please note that if you’re planning to make this blanket for yourself there is a correction to the yarn quantities which can… Continue reading

Happy 40th to The Snowman

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To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Raymond Briggs’ classic book, The Snowman, Simply Crochet designer Ilaria Caliri (@airali_gray) has recreated this iconic character for you to crochet, in a gorgeous wool cotton yarn for soft snuggles. The amigurumi method creates a beautiful shape and the finished creation is the perfect gift for fans young and… Continue reading

Voting is open for the British Craft Awards!

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Voting is now open for the British Craft Awards 2019! Whether it’s a product you couldn’t live without, a local retailer that always goes the extra mile, a talented designer who inspires you with stunning projects, a must-read blog or a craft brand you couldn’t live without, we want to know. As well as supporting your… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 77

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We have corrections for the following patterns: Katie Jones Christmas Jumper, p.53-55. We’ve been made aware that some of the recommended Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran shades have been discontinued or are out of stock. Below are some alternative yarns, please check the yarn lengths that are required and be aware that although we have tried to… Continue reading

Light it up with our neon yoke jumper!

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This fun, colourful jumper by Katie Jones (@katiejonesknit) has an oversized, slouchy fit. Its yoke and new sleeve shape add up to retro styling with a modern look, – it’s destined for the work Christmas lunch.  How to make a Double Crochet stitch View our catalogue of Ravelry Patterns Check out our latest competitions The… Continue reading