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

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

Hook to hook designer challenge issue 67

In Simply Crochet issue 67 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Nicole Riley and Liliana Buce. Nicole is the designer and blogger behind nickishomemadecrafts.com. Nicole told us, “when I first saw the colours of this yarn, the red reminded me of hearts and the yellow… Continue reading

The Beginner’s Guide To Knitting & Crochet! – on sale now!

The Beginners guide to knitting and crochet

Whether you’ve never picked up a set of needles or a crochet hook before, or you learned to knit or crochet long ago but haven’t tried since, The Beginner’s Guide To Knitting & Crochet will help you to discover (or rediscover!) the basics of these wonderfully versatile crafts. Knitting and crochet are fantastic ways to… Continue reading

Don’t miss the Gudrun Sjödén Sale – Sponsored Post

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Gudrun’s chock-a-block winter sale is now on, with a colourful mix of materials, colour palettes and favourites from the whole year! Take your pick of the softest mohair wool, fabulous eco-cotton and festive silk to glam up your wardrobe. Stop by their vibrant web store for bargains by the armful! They also regularly update their deal of the… Continue reading

Check out our fantastic new UK subscription offer!

This month we teamed up with Kerry Lord from TOFT to bring you our fantastic 2018 calendar, but that’s not all! We’ve also joined forces with TOFT to bring you an amazing offer for new UK subscribers too. If you subscribe between now and the 2nd January, you’ll receive the brand-new book Edward’s Crochet Doll Emporium, plus seven… Continue reading

Gudrun Christmas Collection

For their Christmas collection, Gudrun Sjödén travelled to the snowy mountains of arctic Norway to shoot a vibrant collection that promises to warm up the coldest months of the year. A collection teeming with folkloric designs, cosy wool and blossoming natural materials. The ‘Sally’ Jacket is an embroidered winter fairy tale fusing traditional Scandi florals with Indian… Continue reading