lead image: Ana-Rosa with thanks The team have been overwhelmed by the amount of support and appreciation you all have shown for the magazine over the past week. We were already very excited about the launch of Simply Crochet, but your response has made us even more so! Here are just some of the lovely… Continue reading
From DIY and patterns to ready-to-wear, we bring you the best cowls available on the internet this season. There is no better accessory for keeping warm in the winter than a good quality cowl, and luckily for us, there are plenty around to choose from. However, with over 50 pages of patterns on Ravelry and… Continue reading
Our friends at Crochet Today! have a great range of online patterns available for you to download, but we’re especially fond of these cute and colourful potholders designed by Maryse Roudier. They’re perfect for livening up a bare wall or adding colour and a bit of kitsch to your kitchen table. We just can’t wait to… Continue reading
Column one: blue pigment, crochet doily, bright blue flowers column two: small crochet flower heads, afghan blanket column three: yarn, vila dress
About 6in (15cm) from the end of the yarn, make a loop with the ball end on the top. Insert the hook through the loop and catch the yarn, pulling it through the loop. Pull both ends of the yarn to tighten the knot and slide it up the hook.
We’ve fallen head-over-heels with this Etsy shop owned by jewellery designer and artist Maria Joao Ribeiro. Maria’s gorgeous selection of jewellery includes everything from traditional brooches to some rather outrageous tusk earrings. The shop features lots of statement pieces, but our real favourites are Maria’s crocheted leather rings and bracelets. These designs take crocheted jewellery… Continue reading
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Step 1 Make a slipknot by folding working yarn in front of the tail end to form a circle then pass working yarn through circle from back to front to form a loop. Loop should slide freely. Hold hook like a pencil in RH and use middle finger to support hook underneath. Place slipknot on… Continue reading
Simply Crochet magazine is a brand new monthly magazine from the makers of Simply Knitting, The Knitter, Crochet Today! and Mollie Makes. The magazine is dedicated to crochet with beautiful designs for the home, fashionable accessories and gift ideas in every issue. To guarantee your copy of issue one, sign up for our trial subscription… Continue reading
Your First Granny Materials Red Heart Miami (100% cotton, 50g/120m) 1 ball of each: Yarn A Rosa (00113) Yarn B Purple (00134) Yarn C Light Green (00245) Yarn D Claret Red (00129) Click here for more about Red Heart Yarns Hook size A 4mm or US G/6 hook UK terms With Yarn A, ch4,… Continue reading