In our new competition we’re giving away a pair of tickets to the Hobbycrafts show to 10 lucky readers. The shows take place at the NEC in Birmingham, from the 6th-9th November, and ExCeL in London, from the 28th-30th November. The closing date is October 19th, so for your chance to win, fill in the… Continue reading
To celebrate the release of these special editions, we’re giving 10 lucky readers the chance to win either the Beginner’s or Pro Guide To Crochet. The Beginners’ Guide to Crochet is a 164-page guide full of step-by-step tutorials and gorgeous projects, as seen in Simply Crochet magazine. With jargon-free instructions, we cover all the basics (and beyond), including… Continue reading
Two lucky readers will each win four 50g balls of Essentials Cotton DK in Silver (03) and eight balls of Rose (01). This is enough to make all the cat projects from issue 20! Fill in the entry form here.
We’re giving away four pairs of tickets to Toft’s book party on the 25th July, to celebrate the official launch of “Edward’s Menagerie”. Based on their popular crochet kits, the book contains new and exclusive patterns, as well as character descriptions for each animal. The event will be held at Toft’s alpaca farm in Warwickshire, 3pm-8pm…. Continue reading
Congratulations to the 5 winners of the Handmade Toys magazines: Angela Silvester in Gravesend, Nicola Taylor in Edinburgh, Claire Carter in New Zealand, Phillipa Hinde in Etchingham, and Louise Fairfield in Hull. Your prizes are on their way.
Hand Made Toys features 40 gorgeous soft toys and sets to crochet, knit and sew, perfect for kids of all ages! You’ll find super-cute amigurumi and felties, fun play food and treats, great activity toys for busy little bees, beautiful story and nursery rhyme characters and adorable cuddly friends – including a Clanger made from… Continue reading
Turn to page 10 in our latest issue (18) and you’ll find details of our new competition! Six lucky readers will each win a set of these colourful crochet stitch markers, made with recycled paper by the Mothers for All project in Botswana. For more details of the charity project, see the Mothers for All… Continue reading
We’re loving the new series of the Great British Sewing Bee, and in the first episode’s challenges we spotted the trusty Janome 525S machines making neat work of cotton tunics, wool skirts and silk nightgowns. The Janome Model 525S is a mechanical machine, with a jam-proof top loading bobbin that helps beginners (you can run… Continue reading
Have you seen our great competition on page 14 of issue 15? Three lucky readers will each win 4mm, 4.5mm and 6mm hooks, as well as a Pattern Chart Marker Set. For your chance to win, fill in the entry form here.
Black Sheep Wools was founded in 1983 by Paul & Carol Mulvey. They opened a small village wool shop in Culcheth, Warrington and began to share Carol’s passion for knitting and needlecraft with the public. The business is still in Culcheth and is now one of the leading retailers of knitting and needlecraft in the UK…. Continue reading