First look! Simply Crochet issue one

Wait and wonder no more, this is the front cover of the first issue of Simply Crochet! Our new magazine is a celebration of all things crochet, and is packed with inspiring patterns, gorgeous photos and helpful advice for those who love – or would love to learn to crochet. If this has whetted your… Continue reading

High street style: party dresses

Our picks of this season’s best crocheted party dresses. crochet maxi dress, sheer netted maxi dress with crochet detail on the sleeves, blue pleated baby-doll with crocheted neckline. burgundy crochet midi, white a-line dress with crochet detail, coral midi with crocheted bodice.  

Weekly inspiration: frosty mornings

We’re embracing the drop in temperature and welcoming in frosty mornings with open (and gloved!) arms. column one: handspun yarn in frosty white and icy blue, coffee mug cozy, slippers column two: Aztec socks, hot-water bottle cover column three: floral headband, fingerless gloves

A BIG thank you

lead image: Ana-Rosa with thanks The team have been overwhelmed by the amount of support and appreciation you all have shown for the magazine over the past week. We were already very excited about the launch of Simply Crochet, but your response has made us even more so! Here are just some of the lovely… Continue reading

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Our top 10 cowls

From DIY and patterns to ready-to-wear, we bring you the best cowls available on the internet this season. There is no better accessory for keeping warm in the winter than a good quality cowl, and luckily for us, there are plenty around to choose from. However, with over 50 pages of patterns on Ravelry and… Continue reading

Weekly inspiration: Monday blues

Column one: blue pigment, crochet doily, bright blue flowers column two: small crochet flower heads, afghan blanket column three: yarn, vila dress

Etsy star of the month: Kjoo jewllery

We’ve fallen head-over-heels with this Etsy shop owned by jewellery designer and artist Maria Joao Ribeiro. Maria’s gorgeous selection of jewellery includes everything from traditional brooches to some rather outrageous tusk earrings. The shop features lots of statement pieces, but our real favourites are Maria’s crocheted leather rings and bracelets. These designs take crocheted jewellery… Continue reading

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We’ve got an exciting announcement to make…

Simply Crochet magazine is a brand new monthly magazine from the makers of Simply Knitting, The Knitter, Crochet Today! and Mollie Makes. The magazine is dedicated to crochet with beautiful designs for the home, fashionable accessories and gift ideas in every issue. To guarantee your copy of issue one, sign up for our trial subscription… Continue reading

Issue 15 shape: full patterns

In our ‘shape’ feature for issue 15 (Bathroom Projects, page 69) we have some alternative pattern instructions; you may find these easier to follow: Face cloth Foundation chain 40 stitches. Row 1: Ch1, dc into every st to end [40 sts] Row 2: Ch3, (counts as tr), 1 tr in 4th in every stitch to… Continue reading