The hot list: March edition

Four things tickling our fancy on the web. Stainless steel scissors Art Jewellery Beads n’ More  | I Just Like to Make Things* Lilla Rogers Amazon | Crochet hook necklace Nicollie | Granny square print dress Modcloth *Click here for a chance to win a copy of this book for yourself!

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Learn to crochet with Nicki Trench

Don’t miss: the talented Nicki Trench will be holding a beginner’s crochet workshop on 30th March near St Albans, Hertfordshire. Perfect for all you beginners, this workshop will start you from the very beginning taking you through simple stitches such as chains, double crochet and trebles. Expect expert tuition, friendly faces and lots of cakes,… Continue reading

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Don’t miss: Sewing for Pleasure at the NEC this March!

Sewing for Pleasure, Hobbycrafts and Fashion,  and Embroidery & Stitch are returning to the Birmingham NEC this month from the 21st -24th March, for a four day craft bonanza. Sewing for Pleasure Stop by the Sewing Machine Clinic and pick up some tips from the hands-on beginners workshops, or visit the Knitting lounge to learn… Continue reading

Coasters inside Issue 3

For your toothbrush jar, soap dish, or tealights around the bathtub. Here are the images for all three coasters featured inside Issue 3. The patterns for these coasters are featured inside Issue 3 of Simply Crochet.

Happy International Women’s Day

Glamorous, talented, and inspiring… Share your inspiring women with us in the comments below. Happy International Women’s Day!

Exclusive! ‘I Just Like to Make Things’ – the colour game

© 'I Just Like to Make Things' Lilla Rogers

To celebrate World Book Day we’ve got an exclusive extract from one of our inspiring books of the month ‘I Just Like to Make Things’ by Lilla Rogers. Take part in the colour game by leaving your answers in the comments below or share them with us on Facebook! To take part number the colours… Continue reading

Jane’s World: tips for DIY beaded yarn

Dowload the digital edition of Issue 3 now to see this month’s extract of Jane’s notebook. A big thank you to Jane for sharing these tips with us today, for more visit: janiecrow.co.uk

Exclusive look at Issue 3!

The next Issue of Simply Crochet is available to download and in UK shops today! Here’s a little peek at what to expect… This month we’re all about simple shapes, chunky cottons, and bathroom pampering. With 40 projects to get your hook into there’s plenty to keep idle hands happy. *Patterns to watch: our fab… Continue reading

Giveaway from issue three

In issue three of Simply Crochet we’re giving you the chance to win one of ten sets of these pretty buttons from Fantastic Ribbons! Ten lucky winners will each get 50 buttons, in round and heart shapes (15, 20 and 25mm). Decorated with flowers, stripes and circles, they’ll look great on cardis, tops, bags and purses. To… Continue reading

Inside Simply Crochet Issue 3: comic mobile

These guys have gotten loose on the blog to come and say hi before Issue 3 hits UK newsstands tomorrow. Meet the stars of our planet mobile… These patterns plus six more loveable planets can be found inside Issue 3 which will be available to download and buy from tomorrow.