Free Mothers Day Flower Pattern

Mother’s day is nearly upon us, but if you haven’t sorted out a present for that special lady in your life, we’ve got a quick free pattern for this fantastic potted plant. The best thing about these flowers – no need for watering, and they’ll last a lifetime…much like a mother’s love (awwwww). These potted roses… Continue reading

Win Craft4Crafters Tickets

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The Craft4Crafters Show returns to the Bath and West Showground this April, and promises to be the biggest yet! There will be an amazing collection of craft businesses, displays, workshops, Make & Takes and competitions spread over 2 floors and featuring new workshops rooms! As well as all of the shopping and workshops to keep you busy,… Continue reading

140 years of Lion Brand Yarn (sponsored post)

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Time sure does fly when you’re busy producing fantastic yarn! Founded in New York City, Lion Brand Yarn Company is a fifth generation, family-owned and operated business, dedicated to inspiring and educating knitters and crocheters, with yarns, patterns, how-tos and ideas that elevate their crafting experience. They’ve stood the test of time and seen everything from… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 68

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We have corrections for the following patterns: Hook ‘n’ Learn Feature, p48-49 On the ‘Colour Crafter Version Only’ section at the end of the pattern, this should say Rows 6-39 (or until piece measures 32cm ending with an odd row). The Stone Washed XL version is correct in saying ‘until piece measures 40cm’ Easter Egg Pull-Out Pattern… Continue reading

Join in with our new Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet-along!

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We are SO excited about the start of our very first Hook ’n’ Learn Crochet Along – the end result being a show-stopper of a blanket. Starting in issue 68 (out 22nd Feb 2018), Lucy Croft will take you through 12 beautiful stitches this year, with each issue dedicated to a different stitch. And don’t worry if… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 68 – on sale now!

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In issue 68 we’re fully embracing our love of ruffles – they’re everywhere this year and we’ve given them a chic makeover with stylish crochet garments and accessories. If amigurumi is more your thing (or you’re looking for a project to delight a small person), get your hooks into the monstrous, glorious Mr Blue. We’ve… 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 68 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Sharna Moore and Louise Smith. Designer Sharna blogs at sweetsharna.simplesite.com and shares her designs on her Instagram @sweet_sharna. “The inspiration behind this wreath pattern came from a beautiful oral egg-shaped gift box with a… Continue reading

Free heart decoration pattern

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To celebrate Valentine’s day, we decided we’d give you the perfect gift – a free crochet pattern! This hanging trio of hearts decoration is by Anne Egan and originally appeared in issue 52 of Simply Crochet. It’s a nice quick project that you can hook up while eating those special choccys and watching your favourite slushy… Continue reading

Love Crochet issue 58 on sale now!

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For the Love Crochet team, nothing signals the promise of spring more than the sight of daffodils. bursting into life like little pops of sunshine… And when spring is in the air, it puts you in the mood for cheery, pastel-coloured projects that, like a beautiful bunch of daffs, make you feel chipper. So Love… Continue reading

Win West Yorkshire Spinners Sock Yarn

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We’re putting our best foot forward this month, and that foot is nice and cosy thanks to this month’s free gifts! With issue 67 (both print and digital) you also get our Super Socks booklet which is sponsored by West Yorkshire Spinners. It features three different crochet sock patterns by star-designer Rohn Strong, as well as… Continue reading