Correction issue 24

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We’re sorry, we have a correction for issue 24 of Simply Crochet. There’s an error in the printed copies, on page 94. The chart for the Cosy Cushion (page 25) is missing the row of white flowers across the centre, so the chart should look like this: This was an error in the printing, so… Continue reading

Crochet hat pattern for premature babies – Baby Loss Awareness Week

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We wanted to share this crochet hat pattern for premature babies, as this is Baby Loss Awareness Week. We were touched by a message we received from Amanda in the US, about her son Robby. He was born at 23 weeks, and only lived for 2 hours; you can read more about Amanda and Robby… Continue reading

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101 Quick & Easy Crochet Makes is on sale now

101 Quick & Easy Crochet Makes

Start a creative new season of crochet with 101 Quick & Easy Crochet Makes. For just £7.99, you’ll find 132 pages of our favourite projects from Simply Crochet, to take your hook from autumn into Christmas and all through the winter. From novices to experts, every level of crocheter can enjoy our simple projects, including fashion,… Continue reading

Attic24 and the wonderful walk to Yarndale

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Like many of you, the Simply Crochet team visited Yarndale over the weekend, and gosh! What a weekend it was. A real highlight for us was venturing down the Yarn Walk from the Auction Mart into Skipton. So when we met up with Lucy at her studio the next day, we quizzed her about it all… Continue reading

Issue 22: All At Sea shawl chart

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Fear not chart lovers! Here’s a handy chart to go with the written pattern for Elisabeth Davis de Herriaz’s shawl featured in issue 22 of Simply Crochet.

Competition: win tickets to the Hobbycrafts show

Competition: Hobbycrafts show tickets

In our new competition we’re giving away a pair of tickets to the Hobbycrafts show to 10 lucky readers. The shows take place at the NEC in Birmingham, from the 6th-9th November, and ExCeL in London, from the 28th-30th November. The closing date is October 19th, so for your chance to win, fill in the… Continue reading

Discount codes: tickets to The Knitting & Stitching Shows

With our discount codes, you can save £2 (or £3 for subscribers) on tickets to The Knitting & Stitching Shows. At London’s Alexandra Palace (8th – 12th Oct) and Harrogate International Centre (20th – 23rd Nov), the shows are full of inspiration and fantastic shopping. The Knitting & Stitching Shows cover all crafts, from crochet… Continue reading

Corrections in issue 25

We’re sorry, in issue 23 there’s a correction for the Purple Jumper, page 55. In the Waist Shaping section, after Rounds 2-4, the repeat instruction should read as follows: Repeat Rounds 1-4 two more times. Work Round 1 once more.

Free pattern! Crochet collar pattern to download

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We love being able to embellish plainer clothes and imbue them with personality. This pretty collar is a free pattern for you, designed by Kirstie McLeod, and it’s a lovely example of a little project that will make an enormous difference. Pretty up any blouse, top or T-shirt with a plain neckline with this lacy collar…. Continue reading

Get your hook into issue 23

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Hello, autumn. We’re ready for you with super-stylish wooly-warmers, gorgeous  garments and one stunning blanket. Prepare to bundle up for the new season with our latest issue. There’s a bumper collection of stylish woolly warmers in monochrome and mustard to hook for the whole family, including a pair of baby mittens, a pretty shawl and… Continue reading