T-shirt tree embellishment


Christmas jumpers are all the rage, but forking out for a sweater you’ll only wear for a fortnight is a bit wasteful – not to mention pretty pricey at an already cash-strapped time of year. Instead, do your bit for the environment and upcycle an old top with this fun festive motif. For bonus planetary… Continue reading

Crochet-hacking with Steel & Stitch


Inside issue 88 you’ll find our latest embellishment – but this time with a twist! We’ve got crochet-hacking queen Emma Friedlander-Collins (a.k.a Steel & Stitch) on board to help you transform your damaged old clothes into crochet-tastic new garments! Our first crochet-hacking project features cute kitty patches that are perfect for covering holes and worn… Continue reading

How bazaar – Embellishment project from issue 86

Simply Crochet issue 86 basket

This vibrant design bursts over the basket lip and pours down the diamond motifs before dripping to the floor through the beaded fringing. Now that’s awash with colour! You can adapt the sizing of this embellishment to suit any basket size – although of course a particularly large one would need additional yarn quantities to… Continue reading