Crochet flowers for breast cancer

On Saturday 26th July one of our regular designers Anne Egan will be taking part in ‘The Pink Run’ – women motorcyclists riding together into Calne Bike Meet sporting pink, to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer. To raise a bit of extra money Anne will also be yarn bombing her bike for the… Continue reading

Free Pattern: crochet your own toilet paper

Softer, cheaper and better for the environment, scroll down for the pattern and get started! APRIL FOOLED YOU ALL!  For being a good sport, why not try your hook at these sweet little frames instead… You will need: Rowan Wool Cotton 4 ply (50% merino wool, 50% cotton, 50g/180m) 1 ball of each Butter (488),… Continue reading

Don’t miss Lucy’s new column and yummy yarn offers from Wool Warehouse

Issue 16 is out tomorrow! Make sure you don’t miss Attic24‘s new column and her inspiration behind this spring wreath – flowers. Head to Wool Warehouse to find yarn perfect for making your own http://www.woolwarehouse.co.uk/ – Rico Creative Cotton is only £1.79 a ball!  :o)

Download issue 14 for free!

The rumours are true, issue 14 has sold out in print, but there’s no need to panic because you can download the digital edition for free today and this weekend only through Apple (phew!) To get your free issue simply download the Simply Crochet app, then if you’re on an iPad tap the ‘Voucher’ tab… Continue reading

Revealed! Issue 14’s cover

If like us, you’ve had your fill of turkey it’s time to get excited for the new year,  and we can’t think of a better way then giving you a super sneak-peek of our next issue… It’s our 1st birthday! So come and celebrate with us on 9th January – we’re hooking super-fun animal makes… Continue reading

Meet the maker: Luz Mendoza

The talented Luz is one of our newly discovered designers responsible for melting everyone’s hearts in issue 13 with this sleepy pair. Find out what inspires her designs as we talk Nancy dolls, Paul Smith and faking it until you make it… When did you first start to crochet?  I cannot honestly say when I… Continue reading

Join in the Great Sense Pompom Challenge

Give the hook a break this month and pick up the cardboard and scissors to join national deafblind charity Sense making pompoms to spread the word about sight and hearing problems and deafblindness… ‘The Great Sense Pompom Challenge’ aims to collect thousands of pompoms from around the UK and beyond – any colour, any material,… Continue reading

Help unlock our massive blog party!

Help us get to 50,000 followers on Facebook before the end of November and we’ll unlock our 12 days of Christmas blog party to celebrate the festive season. We’ve joined forces with our sister mags Simply Knitting and The Knitter to bring you one super blog party in the run up to Christmas, there’ll be… Continue reading

Inside our Christmas issue…

It’s that magical time of year – Christmas is here! We’re helping you prepare with a whopping 50 fab crochet patterns. There are gift ideas, Scandinavian-inspired accessories and fun, festive projects for your home. One thing we love about Christmas is getting all dressed up and sparkly. We’ve got party time sorted with an easy-peasy,… Continue reading

Say hello to a ‘Beginner’s Guide to Knitting’

Have you ever been tempted to pick up the needles? This special edition walks you through the very first steps you’ll need on the path to becoming a confident knitter, from choosing yarn and holding needles to making basic stitches. Plus, once you’re up and running there’s some more complex techniques to tackle with beautiful… Continue reading