Project bag essentials with Wink

Whether you’re crocheting whilst traveling, or in the comforts of your own home, having a project bag is a must-have for us crocheters. I make sure I always have these five items with me in my project bag: Stitch markers You’re working away on your project, counting stitches in your head, and suddenly someone sees… Continue reading

Happy Easter – celebrate with 50% off crochet patterns at The Making Spot

Enjoy 50% off crochet patterns over at The Making Spot from now until 2nd April 2013! Simply enter the code EASTER2013 at the checkout: http://www.themakingspot.com/

Issue 3 errata

pg. 27 Hanging Basket Yarn quantities: 3 balls of White (001) Round 2: Round 2 Ch3, (2tr in next tr) around, tr in base of beg ch-3, ss to top of beg ch-3. [24 tr] There was also a difference in the shaping of the basket. Rounds 1-4 read as they have been published (with… Continue reading

4 BIG reasons to sign up to our newsletter

Prizes, patterns and previews. The 3 Ps you cannot afford to miss out on next week. Make sure you sign up to the newsletter before Thursday 28th March as we will be revealing the cover of Issue 4 EXCLUSIVELY inside, not only this but we’ll also have a free pattern which will not be available… Continue reading

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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