Take a crochet holiday with us!

How do you fancy a holiday that’s dedicated to crochet? We’ve teamed up with Arena Travel to offer amazing trips with top crochet tutors and workshops, plus a chance to experience the yarn traditions around the world. If you like the sound of a crochet holiday, check out the trip ‘Knit & Crochet in the… Continue reading

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Grab a bargain for a good cause with Wool in Bath

One of our favourite local yarn shops, Wool in Bath, has announced that they’re holding a yarn sale fundraiser – and some rather big names have already jumped on board to support them! Laura, who is the owner of Wool, wanted to support her friend Toyah, whose daughter Margot has been diagnosed with a mitochondrial… Continue reading

New crochet patterns and yarn from Rowan at the Knitting & Stitching show *sponsored post*

Hutton wrap crochet

Make sure you check out stand TGD11 at the Knitting & Stitching Show in Alexandra Palace this week, where Rowan and its partner retailer Lady Sew and Sew will be displaying the stunning autumn/winter collections. You can see collections and both stories from Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine 62; ‘Kinship’ and ‘Dawn till Dusk’. Kinship is a… Continue reading

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Visit the Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace and save £2.50 on tickets

The Knitting & Stitching Show returns to Alexandra Palace on 11th – 15th October 2017, with shopping, workshops and inspiration around every corner. And we have a discount code to save £2.50 on adult tickets*. There’s also drop-in crochet and knitting sessions with UK Hand Knitting’s team of experts. If it’s time to top up your… Continue reading

Nicki Trench’s new CAL

Top crochet designer Nicki Trench has just released dates and yarn packs for her new Autumn/Winter 2017 blanket crochet along! The Cal is a 4 part project, with each part being released over an 8 week period starting from the 20th October. It’s suitable for all skill levels, and is made using aran weight yarn… Continue reading

Ali Campbell – Crocheting against Cancer

One of the things we love most about the crochet community is how we come together for a good cause, when tragedy strikes or a charity needs help fundraising, crocheters always get their hooks out and pitch in however they can. We’ve heard of one such cause that we’d love for you to help out with…. Continue reading

Yarn dyeing with Fyberspates

Here at Simply Crochet HQ you may have noticed that we’re just a little bit obsessed with yarn! When we’re not busy bringing you your monthly magazine, we’re fulfilling our fibre fascination! We work hard, and we play hard! So when it came to planning a team day out (along with the teams from The Knitter… Continue reading

Golding Yarns Interview

You may have seen our Q&A with Kim Lauden of Golding Yarns in issue 62, but if you want to know more you can now read the full interview here. … Can you tell us a bit about you and your yarns? I’m a part-time dyer, full-time teacher & deputy head, living and working in Norwich…. Continue reading

Your Crochet Christmas Volume 3 – on sale now

Your Crochet Christmas (Volume 3) is out next now! This third edition of Your Crochet Christmas gathers together a selection of our favourite festive projects from Simply Crochet so that you can have a very yarny Christmas! Whether you want to hook a gift for a friend, create your own crocheted decorations or just treat yourself… Continue reading

Meet Yarn and Colors – sponsored post

It’s always interesting when a new player enters the yarn market, but although you may have seen their super-cute mini balls and stylish labels, you may not know the interesting origins behind the Yarn and Colors brand. We catch up with their owner Koen to get the story. “Yarn and Colors was founded to colour the… Continue reading