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

Simply Crochet issue 72 – on sale now!

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We’ve headed east for our collection inspiration for issue 72. Choose from easy, quick lotus blossoms and bunting or take on a challenge with Emma Leith’s fabulous curtain. On a smaller scale, we’re very excited to include an exclusive pattern for an Irish Terrier from TOFT – oh yes, we are spoiling you! We get some… Continue reading

Top 10 free patterns for Father’s Day

Free Fathers day patterns for crochet

It’s Father’s day this Sunday, and we think that sometimes, a store-bought gift doesn’t have as much heart as homemade. So why not try out one of these top 10 free crocheted gift ideas this year for the Dad in your life and give him something to keep and cherish.   Tie We’ve got this… Continue reading

Win an Indian Roses Blanket kit from WYS

WYS Indian roses kit

We’re big fans of Jane Crowfoots amazing blankets, so when we heard she was teaming up with the fabulous West Yorkshire Spinners for a new project we new it was going to be special! The recently released ‘Indian Roses’ blanket is made up of a repeated square motif and half and quarter motifs to achieve… Continue reading

Win the yarn to make our diamond blanket from issue 71

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As we head into summer and the weather warms up, you’ll still need a good blanket for those al fresco evenings in the garden. In issue 71 we have a beautiful geometric diamond blanket by Heather Gibbs, which draws inspiration for its design and colours from hotter climates. Competition Time We’re giving one lucky person the… Continue reading

Free Pattern – Rainbow Flag Pencil Topper

Free Pattern Rainbow Flag Pencil Topper

We love rainbows, and if they’re crocheted ones then we love them just that little bit more! We’re joining in with the rainbow action with this cute free pattern to celebrate June, the official month of Pride. Whether you’re proudly flying your flag on parade or just want to brighten up your stationery, this little… Continue reading

Crochet Colour Class – Win the yarn!

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This month our crochet colour class may be all about the blues, but it certainly isn’t getting us down! In issue 71 Kate Bruning explores the natural and historical uses of the many shades of beautiful blue! Kate also explains triadic colour schemes, where three evenly-spaced colours from around the colour wheel are grouped together. In… Continue reading

Free Pattern – Tennis Sweatbands

Free wristbands pattern

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