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

Win Ricorumi yarn to make your own Royal Couple

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It’s the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this weekend and the UK is gearing up into full celebration mode! We’ve got our very own adorable amigurumi Harry and Meghan characters in issue 71, designed for us by the fabulous Ilaria Caliri. They’re made in the new Ricorumi yarn range, which features 60 different shades… 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 71 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Samantha Osmund and Ruth Haydock. Being beside the sea was an influence on both these designs. Samantha told us, “I’m very lucky to live by the coast. For me, warm sunny days are a time for… Continue reading

Win Sirdar cotton yarn!

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With the weather getting better and Wimbledon on it’s way, we’re getting in the sporty mood with our main collection in issue 71. As well as a fabulous raglan-sleeved tee by Simone Francis, we’ve also got your sporty accessories covered too! There’s a pair of socks, tennis racquet cover, stripy lanyard, sun visor and water bottle… Continue reading

Crochet Colour Class – Win the yarn!

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Have you discovered our new crochet colour class feature? It’s a new series on colour from Kate Bruning where every month we’ll bring you a different colour theme to enjoy. You’ll discover a bit more about colour theory, and there will also be a project to make in that month’s colour theme too! Issue 70 is… Continue reading

Win West Yorkshire Spinners yarn to celebrate the new Royal Baby

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With the announcement of the (as yet un-named) new Royal Baby on Monday, we’re getting all baby-brained here at Simply Crochet HQ – so we’re giving you the opportunity to get all soft and snuggly with a beautiful baby yarn giveaway! West Yorkshire Spinners have developed their Bo Peep Luxury Baby range to be wonderfully soft &… Continue reading

Win King Cole Yummi kit – World Craft Week

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World Craft Week is halfway through and in full swing! If you’ve not been making the most of all the freebies and competitions so far, make sure you’re following World Craft Week on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and don’t forget to get your hands on our free downloadable magazine from www.worldcraftweek.com. So let’s keep the good times going with another fab… Continue reading

Win a Scheepjes Yarn Pack – World Craft Week

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Let’s kick World Craft Week off with a fab competition! We’ve got 2 Scheepjes colour packs to give away (each worth over £30!). The first colour pack is a luxury window cardboard box with handle that contains all 36 Stone Washed colours, as well as 14 colours of River Washed in cute 10g balls. The second pack is an… Continue reading