Top 10 FREE Easter Crochet Patterns

Happy Easter everyone! We know you’ll probably be busy eating chocolate and watching films, but if you fancy a bit of quick and cute Easter crochet too then you’re in the right place! We’ve summarised our top 10 most egg-cellent, totally FREE crochet patterns that you can hook up and make today! 1 The first of our EXCLUSIVE Simply Crochet patterns this… Continue reading

FREE Easter Bunny Egg Cosy Crochet Pattern

Free pattern Sara Huntington rabbit cosies

Top and tail your morning eggs with a cute of bunny rabbit egg cosy, designed by Sara Huntington. Click here for the FREE pattern!  You will need Phildar Phil Coton 4 (100% cotton, 50g/85m), 1 ball each of Yarn A Pistache (43), Oiellet (34) or Turquoise (41); Yarn B Mercure (08) A 2.5mm (US B/1… Continue reading

FREE Easter Bunny Bunting Crochet Pattern

Free pattern bunny bunting Easter project

Festoon your walls for the Easter season with bright bunting by Louise Smith. Click here for the FREE pattern!  You will need DMC Natura Just Cotton (100% cotton, 50g/155m), 1 ball of each: Ivory (N02), Ombre (N39), Pistache (N13), Rose Soraya (N32), Safran (N47), Tournesol (N16), Turquoise (N49) A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook A… Continue reading

Top 10 crochet storage ideas with FREE patterns

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There’s been a lot of talk lately about tidiness and minimalism in the home, and whilst we’re feeling the need to reduce clutter, we are confident it won’t be easy to part with much of our craft stash! So we’ve come up with this list of savvy storage related patterns that will help you get… Continue reading

10 last-minute Christmas stocking filler ideas

Etsy stocking filler ideas from independent makers - Simply Crochet

We love nothing more than giving and receiving handmade gifts at Christmas, so if you’re running out of time to crochet a gift, or you’re looking for the perfect idea for the crochet addict in your life, look no further! We’ve found our favourite stocking filler gifts from some fab independent Etsy makers, so you don’t have to! 1…. Continue reading

Top 10 free patterns for Festival Season

Free summery festival patterns Simply Crochet

This year’s scorcher of a summer has inspired us to create a round up of our favourite and FREE, festival themed crochet patterns! Many of these items would also be perfect for any holidays you may have planned, and double up as unique gifts for friends and family too! 1. Embellished sandal pattern This is… Continue reading

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

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

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In Simply Crochet issue 69 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Kate Rowell and Rebecca Armstrong. Kate told us “The inspiration for my bunting came from my love of granny clusters, they are my go-to crochet stitch! The mercerised DK cotton felt really delicate to… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 69

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We have corrections for the following patterns: Ombre Cowl, p59 This pattern requires a 4mm hook (not a 3mm hook as stated).

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

Hook to hook designer challenge issue 66

In Simply Crochet issue 66 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Melissa Masterson and Veronika Cromwell. “In our busy world, the simple act of hanging out washing on a sunny morning”, Melissa told us, “smelling the fresh air and feeling the breeze, makes a chore a… Continue reading