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.

Grow a garden at the Spring Knitting & Stitching show

Coming along to The Spring Knitting and Stitching show at London’s Olympia from 14th-17th March? You’re in luck as each of our craft teams will be hosting free ‘make and take’ workshops across the four day event! Team Simply Crochet will be showing you how to hook up these cute crochet flowers. We’ll provide you… Continue reading

Our Mother’s Day gift guide

With Mother’s Day only 10 days away in the UK we thought we’d give you a few ideas for gifts… Grow some flowers: use our pom pom tutorial to create your own flowers like these by loveandmarshmallows Stitch a card: like this one from The Making Spot. Paint a frame: we love this DIY over… Continue reading

Inside Issue 2: kitchen makes

This month’s Issue of Simply Crochet has some stunning makes for inside the kitchen. Check out this little preview below and let us know in the comments if you have tried any of the projects from Issue 2 inside your home… Issue two is available in UK shops and to download now. Psst! You can… Continue reading

Make your own pom-poms!

Meredith from One Sheepish Girl stopped by today to share this tutorial for making your own pom-poms, great for decorating hats, shoes, or even strung together on a necklace. Let us know how you’ll use yours in the comments below. 1. Trace out a a circle on a piece of cardboard. The size of your… Continue reading