Creativebug competition: win a year of craft classes & £150 Amazon vouchers!

Creativebug cowl

Creativebug is a brilliant collection of video classes, and we’re giving away a year’s membership, plus 12 tutorials you can keep forever – and £150 of Amazon vouchers so you can stock up on yarn, hooks, and all sorts of lovely goodies! There are over 500 classes to choose from, all free to watch, and the… Continue reading

Competition: win Bristol Wool Fair tickets

Bristol Wool Fair

In our new competition you can win Bristol Wool Fair tickets. This year the event runs from 11th to 13th September 2015, and has moved to a new venue, Washing Pool Farm near Cribbs Causeway. The extra space means there’s room for over 80 stalls, selling unique hand-made gifts and yarns, a wide choice of workshops,… Continue reading

Deramores’ Kat Goldin crochet-along

Deramores CAL

It’s always hard to finish a big project, especially when there are so many amazing patterns just crying out to be made! But finding the motivation is easier than you think when you’re crocheting alongside others – so check out Deramores’ Kat Goldin crochet-along. This brilliant Cedar River Blanket CAL project is bought to you… Continue reading

Inside Simply Crochet issue 33 – on sale now!

Simply Crochet issue 33 is on sale now, and it’s time for sunshine stitches. We’ve taken vintage styles and traditional techniques and given them a modern twist. Hook some dainty doilies with a touch of neon and flex your filet crochet muscles with our clever coasters and delicate wall hanging. Plus, discover a new stitch… Continue reading

Inside Simply Crochet issue 32

Simply Crochet issue 32

Look inside Simply Crochet issue 32 – the sun is shining and our crochet flowers are blooming. This issue is bursting with bright ideas for handmade weddings and a hooky summer. From cake toppers to flower crowns, you’ll find plenty of inspiring ideas for gifts and accessories to make for the big day. Continuing the floral… Continue reading

Inside Simply Crochet issue 31 – on sale now

Issue 31 cover

Simply Crochet issue 31 is on sale now, and you can go retro with our latest issue. We’ve taken inspiration from the golden age of crochet to produce a decidedly 1970s collection of goodies for your home. Plus, there’s plenty of new stuff to learn, too. Have a go at popcorn stitch and create some… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 28 competition

Crochet cards on the go

We have a great prize in the Simply Crochet issue 28 competition: three lucky readers will each win a set of DK’s Crochet Cards on the Go. it includes 25 project cards for garments, accessories and toys, plus a ‘How to crochet’ book. To enter, simply fill in the entry form here with your details…. Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 25 – new issue on sale now

Simply Crochet issue 25

Simply Crochet issue 25 is on sale now, and it’s our Christmas issue! Your free gifts this month are this 2015 calendar and sticker sheet, from Obey Crochet.   Inside the issue you can make bright decorations, luxe spa goodies and a honeycomb hexi blanket. Plus, try embroidery and hooking with furry yarn. Deck your… Continue reading

Tunisian crochet: the expert guide

Tunisian crochet - finishing, step 2

Tunisian crochet combines the best of knitting and crochet – it’s got a hook like crochet, but it also keeps several stitches on the hook, like knitting. You can achieve many different stitches and effects, and even combine it with regular crochet. To make room for all those stitches, most Tunisian crochet is done with… Continue reading

101 Quick & Easy Crochet Makes is on sale now

101 Quick & Easy Crochet Makes

Start a creative new season of crochet with 101 Quick & Easy Crochet Makes. For just £7.99, you’ll find 132 pages of our favourite projects from Simply Crochet, to take your hook from autumn into Christmas and all through the winter. From novices to experts, every level of crocheter can enjoy our simple projects, including fashion,… Continue reading