World Craft Week starts today!

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Hooray, World Craft Week has officially started. This week is a celebration of all things crafty, and we’re going to be bringing you quick competitions and exclusive free patterns throughout the week. And it’s not just crochet, all of our sister magazines are getting involved too, so whether you simply enjoy sewing, are crazy for… Continue reading

World Craft Week 2018

World Craft Week is back! We’re extremely excited to announce the return of this week dedicated to all things craft, from knitting and quilting to cardmaking and sewing. The week itself is the 16th – 22nd April 2018. Each day we’ll be sharing exclusive free patterns and hosting special quick competitions, all with the aim of… Continue reading

Free Easter Bunny Ears Pattern

Free bunny ears pattern

Easter is here already! So to celebrate, we’re giving you a free crochet pattern for this adorable bunny ear headband! This pattern by Anne Egan is the perfect accessory for your little one (or yourself) while on an egg hunt, plus the ears are made with wire pipe cleaners – so they’re fully poseable!  … Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 69

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We have corrections for the following patterns: Ombre Cowl, p59 This pattern requires a 4mm hook (not a 3mm hook as stated).

The British Craft Awards 2018 Winners

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Primed with shiny awards and glasses of fizz, Immediate Media’s craft magazine teams announced this year’s British Craft Award winners at trade show CHSI Stitches in February. Without any Oscar-esque hitches, presenter John Scott from shopping channel Sewing Quarter honoured 80 lucky winners and runners-up. As winners were voted for by the public, businesses and… Continue reading

Hook ‘n’ Learn Part 1 – Free Pattern

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We’re so thrilled by how many of you have joined us on our new Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet-along. But if you missed out on issue 68, or your subscription starts from issue 69, then fear not! We’ve decided to make the first part available for free for a limited time so you can all catch up… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 69 – on sale now!

Simply Crochet issue 69

Issue 69 is brought to you by the colour teal – it’s the focus of our new series on colour from Kate Bruning and is very much the star of the show. Every month we’ll bring you a different colour theme to enjoy, you’ll discover a bit more about it and there will be a… Continue reading

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

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In Simply Crochet issue 69 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Vicki Roberts and Charlotte Hawksworth. “We can never have enough bags, right? I wanted to design something that will be quick and easy to make for crocheters of any skill level: an intermediate crocheter… Continue reading

Patons New Website (sponsored post)

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The yarn brand Patons have been bringing you quality yarn since the 1770s! They have just launched a new website where you can order from them directly and have your favourite yarns delivered straight to your door (anywhere in the UK). Knitpatons.com not only stocks the full Patons range of yarn, but also hosts a ton of knitting… Continue reading

Win WYS Florabelle Shawl Pattern And Yarn

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To celebrate Mothers Day, we’ve teamed up with West Yorkshire Spinners to bring you a special competition. You can win a ‘Florabelle’ crochet shawl bundle, which includes the pattern (designed by Anna Nikipirowicz) and two balls of Signature 4ply in the Honeysuckle shade. The yarn is from The Florist Collection – a range of West Yorkshire… Continue reading