Correction in Simply Crochet issue 55

Simply Crochet issue 55 amigurumi lamb

We have corrections for patterns in issue 55. Easter Amigurumi Supplement Gwendoline the Lamb, p.22 The abbreviation for Bobble should read: (Yrh, insert hook into next st, yrh and pull up loop, yrh and draw through 2 loops) 4 times, inserting hook in same st each time, yrh and draw through all 5 loops on hook.  … Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 55 on sale now

Simply Crochet issue 55 is on sale now, and we’re celebrating spring with colour. With the new season comes a fresh enthusiasm for trying new things – whether it’s tribal-inspired colourwork, variegated yarn or striking mandalas, stitch it brighter. We’ve packed this spring issue with exciting projects and techniques for you to try your hook at…. Continue reading

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

Simply Crochet Hook to hook designer challenge

In Simply Crochet issue 55 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Matt Spiers aka One Man Crochet and Hannah Cross. They were both given one ball of Debbie Bliss yarn and challenged to design an accessory pattern. One Man Crochet blogger Matt Spiers is passionate about pattern. He… Continue reading

Meet Kirsten Ballering, designer of the Scheepjes Hygge CAL, at the Spring Knitting & Stitching Show

Scheepjes Hygge CAL meet Kirsten Ballering

Kirsten Ballering, designer of the Scheepjes Hygge CAL, will be on our Simply Crochet stand (F62) on Saturday 4th March at the Spring Knitting & Stitching show at London’s Olympia. Come along to meet Kirsten and take part in crochet workshops to hook a mini heart. Yarn and hooks will be provided for you to use, along with… Continue reading

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The 2017 British Craft Awards winners and highlights of the Stitches 2017 show

Stitches show giant sheep

This weekend we got our hands on lots of new yarns and patterns for the coming year, at the CHSI Stitches Show in Birmingham. There was a lot of buzz about Rico’s new Bubbles yarn. It’s a novelty yarn in a playful palette that’s ideal for making dish scrubbies. We’d love to wash up with… Continue reading

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Win a crochet kit from We Are Knitters plus save 20% with our discount code

We Are Knitters Sphinx Blanket kit

We’re giving away these two amazing crochet kits from We Are Knitters, so you can make a Sphinx Blanket and a Tangram Basket. The Sphinx Blanket kit is worth £99, and is an easy kit with some challenges. The finished blanket measures 120cm x 84cm, and the kit includes five balls of 100% Peruvian Highland Wool,… Continue reading

Crochet Amigurumi Collection on sale now

Amigurumi Collection magazine cover

The special edition crochet Amigurumi Collection magazine is now on sale, featuring your favourite projects from Simply Crochet plus a few new treats! Bursting with super-cute creatures from dogs and dinosaurs to robots and rabbits, Amigurumi Collection is an essential compendium for crochet lovers. Making amigurumi figures has to be one of the most fun things… Continue reading

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Chart for centre of Rainbow Mandala Waistcoat by Sara Huntington

Rainbow mandala waistcoat

Sara Huntington’s Rainbow Mandala Waistcoat is available to download in our Ravelry crochet pattern store – find out more about it here. And now you can use this chart to help you work the central mandala section –click here to view it as a larger image, and you can right-click on it to save it and work… Continue reading

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Correction in Simply Crochet issue 54

Simply Crochet granny cardigan Fran Morgan

There’s an update for the A Good Vintage granny cardigan from Simply Crochet issue 54. For the starting chain numbers please see below. Size 8-10: foundation chain of 173 Size 12-14: foundation chain of 197 Size 16-18: foundation chain of 221 Size 20-22: foundation chain of 245 Sleeves And to clarify, when you’re working the sleeves, you should work until there… Continue reading

Stripy slouchy crochet jumper pattern by Sara Huntington: crochet pattern downloads from our new Etsy store

Crochet pattern stripy crochet jumper pattern

We have a new way for you to download some of our crochet patterns, as PDFs that you receive instantly and start hooking. Visit our Etsy store here and you can hook this crochet jumper pattern by Sara Huntington. It’s designed in 100% DROPS Paris yarn, in two contrasting shades. With a relaxed fit, the pattern fits… Continue reading

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