Issue 73 Crochet Colour Class Competition.

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This months crochet colour class is all about the colour violet. In this months feature, Kate Bruning uses paler pastels to make the purple pop in this light and airy blanket. It’s a soft and stylish make that combines peaches and cream shades, with a splash of green ice, and the most gorgeous of gems – Amethyst…. Continue reading

Hook to Hook crochet designer challenge in issue 73: vote for your favourite!

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In Simply Crochet issue 73 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Becky Skuse and Helen McLean. “I wanted to design a simple, strong and stylish bag for popping to the shops or market and carrying bits and pieces in,” Helen told us, “The simplicity and strength come from… Continue reading

Crochet Colour Class in issue 73 – Win the yarn

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Your friends will be green with envy when they see your stunning table runner from this months crochet colour class. Kate Bruning channels botanicals with this motif design, made in a extended analogous colour scheme that reflects the transition of green to yellow in the garden. Competition Time We’ve teamed up with Yarn and Colors… Continue reading

Win over 100 balls of Scheepjes yarn!

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If you’re a colour lover, then our latest collection from issue 72 is perfect for you! We’ve got six eastern-inspired designs, that will brighten up your home. The designs all have that extra special bit of detail; as well as the vibrant shades of 3 different types of Scheepjes Yarn, they also feature pompom trims, tassels and shisha… Continue reading

Win Hoooked Natural Jute Yarn!

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We absolutely love the fantastic and ecological Jute yarn from Hoooked! So much so, that as well as featuring it in our issue 72 HooktoHook designer challenge, we also wanted to do an extra competition where you could win the whole range of this fab 100% Natural Jute yarn! Jute is a plant-based textile fiber introduced in… 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 72 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Louise Sheward and Sherrie Yabsley. We challenged two designers to give macramé a run for its money and come up with their own design for a crocheted plant holder, made with Hoooked 100% natural jute. “My inspiration for… Continue reading

Win an Indian Roses Blanket kit from WYS

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We’re big fans of Jane Crowfoots amazing blankets, so when we heard she was teaming up with the fabulous West Yorkshire Spinners for a new project we new it was going to be special! The recently released ‘Indian Roses’ blanket is made up of a repeated square motif and half and quarter motifs to achieve… Continue reading

Win the yarn to make our diamond blanket from issue 71

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As we head into summer and the weather warms up, you’ll still need a good blanket for those al fresco evenings in the garden. In issue 71 we have a beautiful geometric diamond blanket by Heather Gibbs, which draws inspiration for its design and colours from hotter climates. Competition Time We’re giving one lucky person the… Continue reading

Crochet Colour Class – Win the yarn!

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This month our crochet colour class may be all about the blues, but it certainly isn’t getting us down! In issue 71 Kate Bruning explores the natural and historical uses of the many shades of beautiful blue! Kate also explains triadic colour schemes, where three evenly-spaced colours from around the colour wheel are grouped together. In… Continue reading

Win tickets to The Handmade Fair in Wiltshire

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The Handmade Fair presented by Kirstie Allsopp is coming to Wiltshire for the very first time this summer, giving craft enthusiasts across the South West the chance to experience the ultimate creative day out. The fair will take place at Bowood House and Gardens from 22nd to 24th June, where guests can enjoy an array… Continue reading