Corrections in Simply Crochet Issue 58

We have corrections for the Frank&Olive Doughnut Dress on p.50 from Issue 58 On Round 1 of the Skirt, all stitches are tr stitches; it should read ‘tr in each ch of the ch-6 of the underarm’ and not dc as stated. The yarn quantities stated in the original pattern for Magic Mint are incorrect…. Continue reading

Competition: Win ‘The Shawl Project’ Book

For shawl lovers, The Shawl Project: Book Three is a must. The book features five beautiful patterns by tip-top designers Kat Goldin and Joanne Scrace, as well as notes on shawl designing, gorgeous photography, and tricks and tips to help get your crochet looking perfect. COMPETITION TIME! Kat and Joanne have kindly given us two… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 58 – new issue on sale now

Get festival-ready this month with shiny gold sequins, playful fringing and mesmerising rainbow yarns. Inside this issue you’ll also find fruity makes and a little doughnut tunic to tempt you, plus an amigurumi challenge with very cute results. Grab your crochet hook and get stuck in. Delicious. Simply Crochet issue 58 is available both in-store… Continue reading

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

In Simply Crochet issue 58 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Erinna Lee and Jennifer Santos. They were both given six shades of Designer Yarns Choice Fruity DK yarn and challenged to design us some super-cute amigurumi. Aussie designer Erinna Lee has a dreamy pastel… Continue reading

Competition: win a Scheepjes Whirl yarn cake

Yarn cakes are so on trend at the moment, and the Whirl range from Scheepjes is no exception! These variegated yarns are a whopping 1000 metres in length, so perfect for those larger projects which you want to have a funky colour change. We’re giving one ball to three separate winners – you could get… Continue reading

Crochet Adventure in Austria

Experience the scenic splendours and tradition of the Austrian Tyrol Arena Travel have announced a special 7 day Stitchtopia crochet holiday amidst the picture-postcard scenery of the Austrian Tyrol. Enjoy crochet workshops led by Sarah Hazell and discover a landscape of green pastures, onion-domed churches and craggy alpine peaks. Tyrol is a western Austrian state… Continue reading

Our day out at Wool@J13!

This weekend saw the launch of Wool@J13, a yarn show set on Lower Drayton farm, in the midlands. We went along to see what it was all about, and were lucky enough to catch up with organiser and colourful character that is Ingrid Wagner, for a chat. “I came to an event that was held… Continue reading

Crochet Celebrations out now!

The special edition Crochet Celebrations Magazine is out now. It’s packed full of your favourite fresh and fun patterns from Simply Crochet. The magazine is an uplifting collection of 98 patterns that are perfect for those fun and special times. Whether you’re looking for al fresco garden party ideas, wedding accessories, festival outfits or holiday… Continue reading

Love Crochet issue 48 on sale now

Get set for summer with our fabulous new issue of Love Crochet! Packed with small and sweet makes, we have a cute little hula bear, complete with grass skirt and hibiscus flower; an adorable sun hat for little girls; and our cover star, a bridal beauty who makes for a great wedding gift or cake… Continue reading

Erika Knight Yarn Competition

Our ‘french grey’ collection in issue 57 features five stylish crochet patterns for your home, including our chic cafetiére cover and oh-so fancy napkin edgings. All the patterns feature bobble stitches used in various different ways, like the diamond cushion duo by Hannah Cross which uses negative space to create a stunning effect. COMPETITION TIME… Continue reading