Free pattern! Crochet collar pattern to download

We love being able to embellish plainer clothes and imbue them with personality. This pretty collar is a free pattern for you, designed by Kirstie McLeod, and it’s a lovely example of a little project that will make an enormous difference. Pretty up any blouse, top or T-shirt with a plain neckline with this lacy collar…. Continue reading

Free Granny Square beach bag pattern

This granny square beach bag is perfect for making, and taking, on holiday. This quick and simple project by Cara Medus uses just eight squares, so you’ll have it finished in no time. Download the pattern here

Download issue 17 free on your iPad or iPhone

We have a special bank holiday weekend offer: if you own an iPad or iPhone, open our Simply Crochet Newsstand app and use our voucher code to download issue 17 free! Open the app – click here if you haven’t already downloaded it. If you’re on an iPad tap ‘Voucher’, or on iPhone tap ‘Help’… Continue reading

Free: Tunisian crochet pattern for glasses case

Tunisian crochet pattern: glasses case

This free Tunisian crochet pattern is for Becky Skuse’s glasses case, and it’s perfect for a Christmas gift. It fastens with a clever little strap and loop, and a single button – pick colours to suit your gift recipient. You can download the pattern here. If you’ve never tried this stitch before, you’ll find our… Continue reading

Free barefoot sandals crochet pattern

We love this free pattern for summer – whether you’re on the beach, by the pool, or just relaxing in the garden, these pretty sandals are the height of summer chic. And they’re so easy – make them using just chains, trebles and double crochet stitches. You can download the pattern here. And you can download more… Continue reading

Free baby’s strawberry hat pattern!

This adorable baby’s hat, designed by Cara Medus, would be a perfect gift for a newborn. The finished hat measures 18 1⁄4 in (46cm) x 6 1⁄2 in (16.5cm), and we used Rowan Pure Wool. And best of all, you can download the pattern free, here.

Free Pattern! Mr & Mrs Robot

We absolutely love this free pattern from Crochet Today! by Christen Haden. Talk about love at first sight! YARN RED HEART Super Saver, 7oz/198g skeins, each approx 364yd/333m (acrylic) 1 skein each: • #400 Grey Heather (A) • #313 Aran (B) • #319 Cherry Red (C) • #312 Black (D) • #722 Pretty ’n Pink… Continue reading

Free Pattern! Trained toy seal

Our friends at Crochet Today! have a fantastic range of patterns on their website. Today we thought we’d share with you one of our favourite seaside friends, this adorable seal! Here is what you need to make your very own… Yarn RED HEART Soft Yarn, 5oz/140g balls, each approx 256yd/234m (acrylic) 1 ball #9440 Light… Continue reading

Win £200 worth of crochet goodies with Simply Crochet!

Projects, tools and yarn from Black Sheep Wools

To celebrate the launch of Simply Crochet, we’re giving one lucky reader the chance to win crochet goodies worth over £200. With the project books and yarn to make three complete projects courtesy of Black Sheep Wools and a year’s subscription to Simply Crochet, you’ll have everything you need to get crocheting! We’re also throwing… Continue reading