Meet our editor Sara Huntington at Yarndale


Are you heading to Yarndale on Saturday 28th September? If you are don’t miss out on your chance to meet our very own editor Sara Huntington. Taking place in the new Scheepjes Lounge, Sara is one of many crochet designers and professionals being interviewed by Scheepjes blogger Matt from A Boy and Bunting. Sara will be… Continue reading

Baby quilt from issue 88 – pandamonium!


Nobody loves a granny square blanket as much as us, but when winter comes and lightweight covers don’t cut it turn to this panda quilt, created with two layers joined together by a bobble stitch border.  Find a back issue of Simply Crochet Download Simply Crochet to your digital device Check out our latest competitions… Continue reading

Jumbo lion toy from issue 88 – mane attraction!


Let’s all give a roar in’ welcome to Cedric. Made up in Wool Couture’s Cheeky Chunky merino wool, he’s a lion quite literally in sheep’s clothing, but he’s so darn cuddleable we can forgive any species subterfuge. Measuring up at an impressive 66cm, he’ll tower over your teddy and take up half the bed, but… Continue reading

New Rozeta CAL and Bookazine from Scheepjes


Our friends at Scheepjes have just released their latest YARN 8 bookazine, as well as details of a new CAL for 2019… and they’re both so amazing we just had to shout about it!! The YARN 8 bookazine is on sale now priced £7.95, and you can find your local stockist here! This issue is all about… Continue reading

Lacy top from issue 88 – delicate elegance!

Lace Top Issue 88

Leafy autumn’s on its way and we couldn’t be happier. Traffic light fields thick with crunchy leaves, last of the summer sun and bonfires! What a stunning season. This relaxed cotton top is just right for the weather, and its leafy panel pays its autumnal respects.  While this is a simple make (especially for a… Continue reading

Fashion with soul – Sponsored by Gudrun Sjödén


The stylish new autumn collection by Gudrun Sjödén is crafted from high-quality natural materials and inspired by a sense of Nordic history Since 1976, Gudrun Sjödén, the Swedish fashion brand with a green conscience, has deservedly earned itself a reputation for producing gorgeous pieces made from only the best quality sustainable materials by carefully chosen… Continue reading

Crochet-hacking with Steel & Stitch


Inside issue 88 you’ll find our latest embellishment – but this time with a twist! We’ve got crochet-hacking queen Emma Friedlander-Collins (a.k.a Steel & Stitch) on board to help you transform your damaged old clothes into crochet-tastic new garments! Our first crochet-hacking project features cute kitty patches that are perfect for covering holes and worn… Continue reading

How to make a Granny Square Collage on your Smartphone!

How to make a granny square collage on your smartphone

One of our favourite parts of Granny Square Day is seeing people make their own collages of their favourite squares from the day – but how do they do it? Well, we’re here to help with our step-by-step guide on how to make a collage on your smartphone!  A little bit of legal: This tutorial has been… Continue reading

50% off selected Ravelry patterns for Granny Square Day

ravelry discount

To celebrate Granny Square Day 2019, we wanted to give you something a little extra special. As well as our free downloadable pattern booklet and our free daily square patterns, we’re also giving you 50% off selected patterns in our Ravelry Store. We know that Granny Square Day is truly an international event, so this… Continue reading

Granny Square Day 2019 – Get involved!


Here at SCHQ we’re super-excited about Granny Square Day 2019 on Thursday 15th August (if you’re new to Granny Square Day you can find the lowdown here ) But it’s not just the team that’s getting excited – We’ve been contacted by bloggers, designers and yarn brands who are all getting in on the action –… Continue reading