Lime Pickle crochet scarf by Lucy Croft – download the pattern now

Lime pickle shawl Simply Crochet

Two skeins of soft Manos de Uruguay yarn will make this gorgeous Lime Pickle crochet scarf by Lucy Croft. The beautiful stitch pattern in this clever design looks like gently falling leaves, and the pretty picot edging gives it a feminine touch. Plus, since the scarf is worked back and forth in rows, there’s not really… Continue reading

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12 days of Christmas crochet: discount codes

12 days of Christmas crochet

It’s only 12 days until Christmas, so we’ve gathered together discounts and ideas for Christmas gifts for each day in the traditional song. Day 12 – Twelve drummers drumming   We have no need for drumsticks, but Signature’s luxury knitting needles are crafted from aircraft-quality aluminum; they’re hand polished and made in the USA. And they… Continue reading

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Hook Ilaria Caliri’s ‘Top of the crops’ jacket, Simply Crochet issue 52

Simply Crochet issue 52 Top of the crops jacket

Ilaria Caliri designed this ‘Top of the crops’ jacket in issue 52. With a bold silhouette, cropped sleeves, huge pocket and jumbo button, this is one heck of a jacket. It’s hooked in berry-coloured wool and wins big in the style stakes. Please note, the yarn used is Lana Grossa Feltro, which comes in 50g balls…. Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 52 on sale now

Simply Crochet issue 52 cover

Nearly 2017 already? We can’t believe it either. Start as you mean to go on with our latest lot of inspiring projects. Inside this issue you’ll find fringed, beaded and sparkling makes, one seriously cute amigurumi alpaca, and granny squares as you’ve never seen them before. Plus, we’re chatting to Twinkie Chan about her latest… Continue reading

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Win an exclusive Scheepjes illustrated mug

Scheepjes mug collection

Scheepjes yarns have launched this collection of designer illustrated mugs. The first one is designed by Ashley Percival and we have one mug to give away to five lucky readers! Each year Scheepjes will have a new mug, designed and illustrated by a different artist. To enter, simply visit Scheepjes.com and tell us the name of the Scheepjes… Continue reading

Take a crochet holiday with us!

crochet holiday west Ireland

How do you fancy a holiday that’s dedicated to crochet? We’ve teamed up with Arena Travel to offer a choice of amazing trips with top crochet tutors and workshops, plus a chance to experience the yarn traditions around the world. Our editor Sara is currently leading a river cruise in Germany, crocheting and visiting the German Christmas… Continue reading

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Our Crochet Christmas Calendar

Crochet Christmas calendar

Have you heard about the Kindness Advent Calendar from Helen at Make Today Happy? We love the idea of doing something special each day in the run-up to Christmas, and so we’ve created our own crochet version too! Every day from now until Christmas you’ll find a crochet suggestion, like getting your friends together for… Continue reading

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Crochet and sparkle with Scheepjes Stardust yarn

Scheepjes Stardust yarn range

Scheepjes has a new sparkly yarn, Stardust, that’s amazingly soft. Unlike some fluffy yarns that can feel scratchy, Stardust has such fine metallic fibres it feels lovely against your skin. This premium blend yarn comes in nine solid colours and five variegated shades, and it’s available now. With 11% mohair, 11% wool, 75% premium acrylic, 3% metallic polyester,… Continue reading

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Win a £200 gift card from Gudrun Sjödén!

Gudrun Sjoden clothes

We’re giving away a £200 Gudrun Sjödén gift card to one lucky winner – you could treat yourself and your loved ones this Christmas. The Gudrun Sjödén winter range is a vibrant collection of clothes and home wear inspired by Mexico and Frida Kahlo. Scandinavian design is combined with sustainable production and natural materials, for colourful women around… Continue reading

Our Christmas crochet pattern sale

Ravelry knitting and crochet patterns

With just one month until Christmas Day, we’re having a sale of our crochet patterns on Ravelry. Until Sunday 27 November at 11.59pm, you can save £2 when you buy two or more patterns that cost £6 in total. Just enter discount code Christmas at the checkout. For example, you can buy Simone Francis’ The… Continue reading

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