Top 10 free patterns for Father’s Day

Free Fathers day patterns for crochet

It’s Father’s day this Sunday, and we think that sometimes, a store-bought gift doesn’t have as much heart as homemade. So why not try out one of these top 10 free crocheted gift ideas this year for the Dad in your life and give him something to keep and cherish.   Tie We’ve got this… Continue reading

Free Pattern – Rainbow Flag Pencil Topper

Free Pattern Rainbow Flag Pencil Topper

We love rainbows, and if they’re crocheted ones then we love them just that little bit more! We’re joining in with the rainbow action with this cute free pattern to celebrate June, the official month of Pride. Whether you’re proudly flying your flag on parade or just want to brighten up your stationery, this little… Continue reading

Free Pattern – Tennis Sweatbands

Free wristbands pattern

In issue 71 we’re hitting the tennis courts in style with our sporty crochet accessories. You’ll definitely be smashing aces and bringing your A-game with our raglan tee, sporty socks, water bottle cover, sun visor, lanyard and tennis racquet cover. Plus, we’ve got a fantastic competition where you can win all of the Sirdar Cotton 4ply to make all six… Continue reading

Hook ‘n’ Learn now on Ravelry

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We’ve been blown away by how many of you have been getting involved with our Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet-along by Lucy Croft. Issue 70 features part 3,  which is a real beauty – this stunning shell stitch! But if you missed out on the first two parts, don’t worry, it’s not too late to catch up!… Continue reading

Exclusive Free Baby Beanie Pattern – World Craft Week

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Regular readers of Simply Crochet will be familiar with the name Hannah Cross – one of our superstar designers that has created many of our most popular designs! Hannah wanted to help us out with supporting the charity Bliss for this years World Craft Week, so she’s designed a new baby beanie pattern exclusively for us! This pattern… Continue reading

Free Crochet Baby Dress Pattern – World Craft Week

Crochet Baby Dress

It’s the first of our free World Craft Day patterns! As this year we’re fundraising for Bliss, we’re keeping it all baby-themed, so what could be more perfect that this adorable crocheted dress designed by our very own editor Sara Huntington. This versatile frock can be worn on its own or layered over a tee… Continue reading

World Craft Week starts today!

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Hooray, World Craft Week has officially started. This week is a celebration of all things crafty, and we’re going to be bringing you quick competitions and exclusive free patterns throughout the week. And it’s not just crochet, all of our sister magazines are getting involved too, so whether you simply enjoy sewing, are crazy for… Continue reading

Free Easter Bunny Ears Pattern

Free bunny ears pattern

Easter is here already! So to celebrate, we’re giving you a free crochet pattern for this adorable bunny ear headband! This pattern by Anne Egan is the perfect accessory for your little one (or yourself) while on an egg hunt, plus the ears are made with wire pipe cleaners – so they’re fully poseable!  … Continue reading

Hook ‘n’ Learn Part 1 – Free Pattern

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We’re so thrilled by how many of you have joined us on our new Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet-along. But if you missed out on issue 68, or your subscription starts from issue 69, then fear not! We’ve decided to make the first part available for free for a limited time so you can all catch up… Continue reading

Free Mothers Day Flower Pattern

Mother’s day is nearly upon us, but if you haven’t sorted out a present for that special lady in your life, we’ve got a quick free pattern for this fantastic potted plant. The best thing about these flowers – no need for watering, and they’ll last a lifetime…much like a mother’s love (awwwww). These potted roses… Continue reading