West Yorkshire Spinners team up with MIND charity with RE:TREAT yarn

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Treat yourself with the newest yarn from West Yorkshire Spinners, and all for a good cause! WYS have teamed up with the national mental health charity, Mind, and will donate 50p for every kilo of Re:treat sold. The new range features 11 shades and two marled colourways of chunky roving yarn made from a luxurious… Continue reading

The Ultimate Slouchy Jumper for Autumn

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This is exactly the time of year when you realise that a slouchy jumper is just what your autumn needs. Designer Bryony Hitchcock made this gorgeous jumper for some home comfort and when editor Sara spotted it, she knew she just had to get her to make another one for the magazine. Bryony says, “this… Continue reading

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Free Granny Square Wallpaper Downloads!

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We had a fabulous time hosting this years Granny Square Day. We were blown away by how many people posted squares to the #grannysquareday2018 hashtag, with over 5000 posts in 24 hours! We wanted to thank you all so much for getting involved, so we’ve taken some of your fabulous squares and made some free wallpaper… Continue reading

Don’t miss our Mandala Waistcoat subscriber offer

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It’s not too late to get hold of our fabulous new subscriber offer. The Rainbow Mandala Waistcoat pattern by our very own editor Sara Huntington was originally published in issue 34 of Simply Crochet and was an instant hit – it’s gone on to be one of our top sellers on Ravelry. To celebrate it’s success,… Continue reading

Granny Square Day 2018

Granny Square Day 2018

We’re very excited to announce that this year we will be hosting Granny Square Day 2018! Granny Square Day is an international online celebration on Instagram, which began back in 2014 by Susan Regalia (@suregal27 on Instagram). Susan told us, ” I had just learned to crochet and was enamoured with the cheerful little granny square, and the… Continue reading

Join our Hook ‘n’ Learn CAL today with our special subscription offer!

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We’re halfway through our amazing Hook ‘n’ Learn Crochet-along designed by Lucy Croft. But if you missed the start, it’s not too late to join in the fun! We’ve brought back our fab subscription offer where you can get a 9-ball Colour Crafter yarn bundle to make our gorgeous Hook n learn blanket when you… Continue reading

Are you taking part in our Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet–along?

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We’re at the halfway point in our Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet–along designed by Lucy Croft, and we’re loving how many of you have been getting involved! In the first half we’ve covered 6 fantastic stitches – block stitch, waffle stitch, shell stitch, spike stitch, cable stitch, and the most recent granny stripe stitch in issue 73… Continue reading

New Scheepjes Yarn 5 bookazine!

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The new craft book-a-zine from Scheepjes is out now and selling fast – and we can see why! The fifth in the series, Yarn 5 is all about celebrating Women! What we love most about The WOMAN bookazine is that it’s chock full of fabulous crochet projects that will suit a range of styles, so whether… Continue reading

Tell a friend about Simply Crochet and earn Amazon Vouchers!

We’ve all got that friend that says they wish they could crochet too. Well, now you can get them involved and earn a little treat for yourself. With our new Tell A Friend offer, not only can they save 40% if they subscribe, but we’ll also send you both a £5 Amazon voucher to say thank… Continue reading

Caron Baby Cakes – sponsored post

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The arrival of Prince Louis has the UK well and truly gripped with baby fever, and that means only one thing… baby crochet projects! Well, if you’re looking for a fabulous yarn that is perfect for all those pretty and petite projects, then you’ll love the super soft Caron Baby Cakes additions to the Caron Cakes range…. Continue reading