Crochet Amigurumi Collection on sale now

Amigurumi Collection magazine cover

The special edition crochet Amigurumi Collection magazine is now on sale, featuring your favourite projects from Simply Crochet plus a few new treats! Bursting with super-cute creatures from dogs and dinosaurs to robots and rabbits, Amigurumi Collection is an essential compendium for crochet lovers. Making amigurumi figures has to be one of the most fun things… Continue reading

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Chart for centre of Rainbow Mandala Waistcoat by Sara Huntington

Rainbow mandala waistcoat

Sara Huntington’s Rainbow Mandala Waistcoat is available to download in our Ravelry crochet pattern store – find out more about it here. And now you can use this chart to help you work the central mandala section –click here to view it as a larger image, and you can right-click on it to save it and work… Continue reading

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Correction in Simply Crochet issue 54

Simply Crochet granny cardigan Fran Morgan

There’s an update for the A Good Vintage granny cardigan from Simply Crochet issue 54. The starting chain numbers are correct for size 8-10, but for 12-14, 16-18 and 20-22 please see below. Size 12-14: foundation chain of 197 Size 16-18: foundation chain of 221 Size 20-22: foundation chain of 245 Thanks to reader Cara Khalil Young for her help… Continue reading

Stripy slouchy crochet jumper pattern by Sara Huntington: crochet pattern downloads from our new Etsy store

Crochet pattern stripy crochet jumper pattern

We have a new way for you to download some of our crochet patterns, as PDFs that you receive instantly and start hooking. Visit our Etsy store here and you can hook this crochet jumper pattern by Sara Huntington. It’s designed in 100% DROPS Paris yarn, in two contrasting shades. With a relaxed fit, the pattern fits… Continue reading

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Join the Big Comic Relief Crafternoon for Comic Relief with the Mollie Makes Red Nose special magazine

Mollie Makes Big Comic Relief Crafternoon

The Comic Relief Red Nose Day is back on Friday 24 March 2107, and we’re helping raise funds with the 2017 Big Comic Relief Crafternoon. The special magazine from Mollie Makes is now on sale, packed with fun ideas and tutorials from the UK’s top crafters. So you can host your own fundraising craft session,… Continue reading

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Simply Crochet issue 54 on sale now!

Our new issue is on sale now, and in Simply Crochet issue 54 we’re escaping into a pastel-coloured world of unicorns, rainbows and the most beautiful stitches. There’s cute amigurumi to hook, and a seriously covetable cardigan. Plus, have a go at felting and get cosy with cables, socks and a statement cowl. And make sure… Continue reading

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Join a crochet cruise to the Scottish Isles and Faroes, with editor of Simply Crochet Sara Huntington

Crochet cruise holiday Scottish islands

We have details of a new knitting and crochet cruise to the Scottish Isles and Faroes, with Stitchtopia holidays. Your tutors will be Sara Huntington, editor of Simply Crochet, and Juliet Barnard, former editor of The Knitter magazine, helping you improve your skills as you cruise to the islands of Shetland and the Faroes. You’ll also visit… Continue reading

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Sara Huntington’s Rainbow Mandala Waistcoat crochet pattern

Rainbow mandala waistcoat

Sara Huntington’s Rainbow Mandala Waistcoat pattern is worked in rounds of lace from a central colour wheel – with armholes positioned part way round, and the top folds over to form a collar. The soothing process of working the colourful stitches of a mandala is amplified with this creative project. Vibrant lacy rounds radiate from… Continue reading

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Stylecraft’s Pampered Pooches: do you have the UK’s best-dressed dog?

Stylecraft Pampered Pooches Crocheted Dog Coats

This month Stylecraft’s Pampered Pooches is looking for the nation’s most pampered pet, in support of the Many Tears Animal Rescue charity. You can send in pictures of your dog, wearing its crocheted or knitted coat, to or using the #StylecraftsPamperedPooches on Twitter or Instagram. Don’t forget to say which category you are entering, and the closing… Continue reading

Crochet colour work dog coat pattern by Fran Morgan – download it now

Crochet dog coat Simply Crochet

Fran Morgan designed this adorable crochet pattern for a dog coat in issue 48, worked in a colourful variegated yarn with colour work bone motifs. And now you can download the pattern PDF from our Ravelry store. It would fit small to medium dogs, as you can work the upper body piece to the length that… Continue reading

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