Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

In Simply Crochet issue 65 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Megan Hocking and Kate Alinari.   “When I first saw this yarn I immediately thought how beautiful it was, Megan told us, “I wanted to make my shawl just as lovely, using pretty stitch… Continue reading

Win Debbie Bliss yarn with issue 64

In issue 64 we’ve got a real treat for you! We’ve teamed up with some top designers to bring you some gorgeous gift patterns, ready for you to hook up in time for Christmas. Nicki Trench, Jane Crowfoot, Sue Pinner, Kat Goldin, Alessandra Hayden and Deidre Uys have designed us some perfect patterns in lovely… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

In Simply Crochet issue 64 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Claire Guy and Tuula Kyrölä. They were both given two shades of Designer Yarns Choice Basics DK and challenged to design us a Christmas teapot cosy. “I was really excited to take part in… Continue reading

The British Craft Awards 2018 – Vote now!

Voting is now open for the British Craft Awards 2018, so now is the time to get involved and have your say on which designers and companies have really made your year! There are 30 categories, across 6 craft sectors, including Stitch, Craft, Knitting, Crochet, Quilting and Sewing, these prestigious awards celebrate the very best that the… Continue reading

Win King Cole Giza Yarn with issue 63

In issue 63 our main collection is all about delicate lacy decorations, all made in icy shades perfect for the winter season. Plus you can try your hand at using PVA to make your crochet bowls and baubles solid! All the Lacy idea designs are made in beautiful white and glacier shades using King Cole Giza yarn, a… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

In Simply Crochet issue 63 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Pat Strong and Sharon Murphy. They were both given three shades of Debbie Bliss Pure Bliss yarn and challenged to design us some winter accessories. Knit and crochet designer Pat Strong also owns a yarn… Continue reading

Win tickets to Craft4Crafters

Craft 4 Crafters is returning to the Bath & West Showground on Thursday 19th – Saturday 21st October. The event has a huge 170 traders has now expanded across two halls. This year also features a new quilt display which has over 100 quilts on show. There’s also a huge range of workshops and demonstrations available, everything from… Continue reading

Win Yarn ball bumper stickers

Forget about baby on board, these bumper stickers by Tilly Flop Designs are all you really need in your car window. She also does a great range of yarn related tea towels and greeting cards, and even temporary tattoos! Competition time We’ve got 4 of each of these two bumper sticker designs to give away. All you… Continue reading

Win Patons Aran Yarn!

This month we’ve gone totally tartan! Our main collection in issue 62 is all about perfect plaid and charming checks, made with Patons Wool Aran. There’s a range of different techniques behind these stunning Scottish-inspired designs, from front post stitches to surface crochet. Competition time! We’re giving away ALL the yarn needed to make EVERY… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

In Simply Crochet issue 62 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Sylvia Margaret and Miki Hemphill. They were both given four shades of Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino yarn and challenged to design us some Halloween accessories. Sylvia told us, “Elaborate collars are my crochet trademark. I wanted… Continue reading