Simply Crochet issue 82 on sale now!

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We’re putting a spring in our step with issue 82 of Simply Crochet. We’re getting you all ready for Easter with our Hook to Hook challenge, pompom egg hunt basket, and our special Amigurumi Easter Egg Cosies booklet featuring 6 fab designs by Erinna Lee (which is included with both the print and digital editions). There’s… Continue reading

Star gazing bobble jumper in issue 81

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Sara Huntington’s Bobble Jumper pattern mixes up a star motif with bobbles to make a magic-kissed casual. The multicoloured nepps add extra flecks of colour, but you can switch the yarn out for plain silver to keep the sweater low-key. This DK yarn whips up lickety-split for a light sweater make. Easily alter the sleeve lengths… Continue reading

Win £150 of Gudrun Sjödén vouchers

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Inject some vitamin C into your wardrobe with a chance to win £150 to spend at Gudrun Sjödén! Spring has sprung in the Gudrun store with a collection inspired by sun drenched orange groves, ancient olive trees and Mediterranean herbs. Create your own unique style this spring in a zesty palette and sustainably produced natural materials. You… Continue reading

Win Yarn + Colors with our Colour Class Competition in issue 81

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In this months crochet colour class we’re going grey with marvellous monochrome. In issue 81 Kate Bruning tells us all about this colour scheme and helps you delve into the many shades of grey with her fab pebble bunting! How to make a Magic Loop Find a back issue of Simply Crochet Check out our latest… Continue reading

Party animal Pug – amigurumi dog

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Some dogs fetch sticks and others bury bones, and a few don hats and frequent nightclubs. Party Pug falls into this latter camp, a fun-loving paw-ty boy with an uncanny ability to sniff out a good time. Be sure to keep on top of all his separate pieces to avoid an unpicking atrocity, and remember… Continue reading

Spin me round – graphic throw by Esme Crick

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Esme Crick’s throw is a fascinating mix of circles and squares that create a dazzling feast for the eyes. Made in contrasting blues and greens, square motifs with a central circle are placed together in rows. The effect is quite stunning, and the fluffy pompom fringe perfectly matches the circular motif. The pattern makes this… Continue reading

Soft lines – two-tone cowl

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Feel good, look fantastic in this playful two-tone cowl. Treble crocheted triangular shapes create a pretty ribbed-arrow pattern, while the super-soft Merino wool makes it feel extra special. Perfect as a gift, hook it up as a Mother’s Day masterpiece or keep it all for yourself. To hook up this fantastic pattern, you’ll need: Katia… Continue reading

The British Craft Awards 2019 Winners

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The winners of the British Craft Awards 2019 were announced at a star-studded ceremony at the CSHI Stitches event at the NEC in Birmingham. All of these award were voted by the public, so check out the winners below to see if your favourites won! Check out our free crochet patterns View all of our… Continue reading

Win a Hook ‘n’ Learn CAL yarn kit!

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Our fabulous Hook ‘n’ Learn CAL may have officially come to an end now, but even if you missed it you can still get involved in the fun! The full Hook ‘n’ Learn blanket pattern by Lucy Croft is now on sale as an ebook on Ravelry! The ebook contains all 13 parts and has been amended to… 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