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

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

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

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

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

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

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