Simply Crochet issue 20 is on sale now!

Simply Crochet issue 20

Don’t miss Simply Crochet issue 20, with beachy makes for your home, a retro-style bikini, kitty creations for luxe travelling, and an exclusive blanket by Nicki Trench. You’ll also find Joanne Scrace’s cardi in yummy hand-dyed yarns, a beautiful sun hat, Emma Varnam’s beach hut and more. Before you set off, stock up on the… Continue reading

Corrections in issue 20

Simply Crochet issue 20

Sun Hat p.38 We’re sorry, the maths was wrong in this first section. The first 8 rounds should be as follows, and not as printed. You should be increasing by 12 sts each round until the end of Round 6, then increase by 7 sts in Round 7 and 5 sts in Round 8. You can… Continue reading

Corrections in issue 19

Simply Crochet issue 19

We’re sorry, we have a correction to the Lacy Shawlette, p.27 The stitch count of Row 30 should be 175 sts. Row 31 should read as follows: Row 31 Ch5 (counts as tr, ch2), skip 2 sts, (1dc into next st, ch5, skip 5 sts) twice, (2dc into next st, ch5, skip 5 sts, 1dc… Continue reading

Handmade Toys competition winners

Hand Made Toys

Congratulations to the 5 winners of the Handmade Toys magazines: Angela Silvester in Gravesend, Nicola Taylor in Edinburgh, Claire Carter in New Zealand, Phillipa Hinde in Etchingham, and Louise Fairfield in Hull. Your prizes are on their way. 

Corrections in issue 18


We’re sorry, there’s an error in the Child’s Dotty Jumper in issue 18. If you follow the pattern as written you’ll have the correct total number of rows to achieve the required length, but there should be another bobble row written into the pattern. The corrected version is below. In the Medium size there’s also… Continue reading

Festival headband in issue 19


We appreciate that several of our readers have brought the issue of our ‘Festival headband’ to our attention. We did not intend to cause offence or be disrespectful and sincerely apologise for any offence caused. We were inspired by the colours used in artefacts, arts and crafts produced by both ancient and contemporary Native American… Continue reading

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Free Granny Square beach bag pattern

Beach bag

This granny square beach bag is perfect for making, and taking, on holiday. This quick and simple project by Cara Medus uses just eight squares, so you’ll have it finished in no time. Download the pattern here

All about issue 19

Simply Crochet issue 19

Summer’s here and we’re hooking up all sorts of fringed and beaded goodies in time for festival season – make a swishy waistcoat and bag in scrummy chenille, a colourful camera strap with simple embroidery, a beautiful shawl and more. Work botanical beauty with a must-hook flower crown and whip up some exclusive Attic 24 bunting.   Try cool, crisp… Continue reading

Download issue 17 free on your iPad or iPhone

Issue 17

We have a special bank holiday weekend offer: if you own an iPad or iPhone, open our Simply Crochet Newsstand app and use our voucher code to download issue 17 free! Open the app – click here if you haven’t already downloaded it. If you’re on an iPad tap ‘Voucher’, or on iPhone tap ‘Help’… Continue reading

The DROPS Super Sale at Wool Warehouse

DROPS yarns

The DROPS Super Sale is now on at Wool Warehouse! Throughout May, you’ll get a massive 35% off 26 DROPS Wool and Alpaca yarns – so 100% Wool is now from just £1.05 and 100% Alpaca is from £1.90! The DROPS range comes from Scandinavia, and these natural fibre yarns are fantastic quality at amazingly low prices…. Continue reading

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