Win all of the yarn to make our cosmic crochet collection!

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We’ve been sent into outer space with our crochet collection from issue 74. Using gorgeous shades of on-trend purple (well Ultraviolet is the Pantone colour of the year after all), we’ve got 6 designs that will take your crochet to another dimension. From smaller accessories like our rocket bookmark or solar system cushion, to our larger projects… Continue reading

Hook to Hook crochet designer challenge in issue 74: vote for your favourite!

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This issue’s hook to hook challenge is all about celebrating the summer, with two fab designs by Susan Yeates and Jennifer May. Susan told us, “I wanted to create something fun and friendly for summer using this yummy cotton 4ply. I really love working with cotton and these colours just looked so sugary and sweet… Continue reading

Show us your yarnbombing and WIN a London Kaye Kit!

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We love yarn-bombing! This softer alternative to street graffiti has really taken off over the last few years, seeing crocheters and crafters show their creativity out in the community and helping to break down stereotypes about our favourite craft. So when we heard that yarn-bomber superstar London Kaye was teaming up with the legendary Lion… Continue reading

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