Crochet bobble jumper pattern

Go green bobble jumper

Love texture? You’re in for a treat. This crochet bobble jumper pattern has a cosy polo neck, and ribbing and bobbles to play with. It’s the kind of jumper that makes us wish for extra cold days so we can wear it more often. You’ll be working treble clusters, plus back and front post treble stitches,… Continue reading

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Crochet video tutorials on our Youtube channel

Simply Crochet Yarniversity

Did you know we have a large collection of crochet video tutorials on our Youtube channel? You can watch them free here, including the Yarniversity tutorials by Lou Barnes. In her video series you can master the basic stitches from the slip knot and chains, plus double crochet, treble crochet and half treble stitches. You can… Continue reading

Blanket Wrap crochet pattern by Hannah Cross

Hannah Cross crochet pattern

New in our Ravelry crochet pattern store is this Blanket Wrap by Hannah Cross – perfect for a cosy cover-up. You can view the pattern in more detail and download the PDF in our store here. Join the blanket wrap trend with this gorgeous design. It has a really simple construction with no shaping, but… Continue reading

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Simply Crochet issue 51 on sale now

Simply Crochet issue 51

Simply Crochet issue 51 is on sale now, and we’re excited about Christmas. Celebrate the season with sweet stocking fillers, candy striped accessories and amazing Rudolf wall art. We have gift ideas from designers including Twinkie Chan, Molla Mills and Sarah Shrimpton, and you can treat yourself to a pretty ombre shawl project. ‘Tis the season!… Continue reading

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Geometric shawl – download the crochet pattern in our Ravelry store

Lucy Croft geometric shawl crochet pattern

Lucy Croft designed this shawl pattern using a clever geometric stitch, originally featured in issue 29. The design uses a simple combination of trebles and chains, with a beautiful drapey yarn to create the illusion of diamonds. To see the pattern in more detail, and to download the pattern PDF from our Ravelry store for only £3.50,… Continue reading

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Win Lana Gatto Sugar yarn from Yeoman Yarns

Simply Crochet issue 51 ombre shawl

In our new competition you could win Lana Gatto Sugar yarn from Yeoman Yarns, as used in this stunning ombre shawl designed by Elisabeth Davis de Herraiz. The pattern is included in our new issue, 51, which goes on sale this Thursday (10th November). And our friends at Yeoman Yarns are giving one lucky reader nine balls of… Continue reading

Olek’s crochet pink house

Olek crochet pink house

Artist Olek created these stunning houses, covered in crochet panels. Olek was born in Poland and now lives in New York, and uses crochet in her art. This summer she covered two houses in pink crochet, one is Sweden and a second in Finland, as a symbol of a bright future filled with hope. “We live in challenging times, a changing… Continue reading

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Vote in the British Craft Awards

British Craft Awards 2017

Voting in the British Craft Awards 2017 is nearly over – votes close on Sunday 20th December. So don’t miss out – cast your vote, and you’ll also get the chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher*. We have 10 nominees in each of the five categories for Knitting and Crochet – cast your vote at www.britishcraftawards.com… Continue reading

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Simply Crochet at Loch Ness Knit Fest

loch-ness-handmade-nessies

The first ever International Loch Ness Knit Fest took place at Eden Court in Inverness from 29 September to 2 October and we were there to join in the fun. Over the four days, we found inspiration in Scottish yarn and craft supplies in the Marketplace, got creative with yarn demos in the Crafting Village… Continue reading

50th Issue Blog Party – win a bumper crochet prize

50th issue blog party bumper-prize

It’s the final day of our 50th issue blog party, and we’re going out with a bang! One lucky reader will win this amazing prize, containing yarn, hooks, books, bags, buttons and more. The prize includes yarn from Hoooked, plus a jumbo hook to use with it; a bag kit from Wool and the Gang; two… Continue reading