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We are thrilled to announce our brand new subscriber offer, which includes Jane Crowfoot’s Ultimate Crochet Bible free with a yearly subscription! * Subscriber benefits: • Receive a FREE book: ‘The Ultimate Crochet Bible by Jane Crowfoot’ • Save up to 32%* on the shop price • Delivery direct to your door at no extra… Continue reading

A special newsletter giveaway!

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Make sure you’re signed up to our newsletter by Wednesday 29th May if you would like a chance to win either our ‘big hook’ or ‘little hook’ gift pack. In the big hook gift pack you will receive… 12mm crochet hook hand made from Welsh hazel 120 meter Hoooked Zpagetti in white Handmade Summer magazine…. Continue reading

What is……amigurumi?

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Use double crochet stitches in the round to create adorable toys with human features and lots of charm. Amigurumi are crocheted or knitted stuffed toys with a big cute factor. They come from Japan – ‘ami’ meaning ‘crocheted or knitted’, and ‘nuigurumi’ meaning ‘sew and wrap’. These cute dolls and animals soared in popularity during… Continue reading

Our top crochet gifts for Father’s Day

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Father’s day is officially a month away, so now is the perfect time to pick up the hook and start thinking about gifts for the man in your life. To get you inspired here are our top gifts from Etsy… HEAD AND HEART One for the new dads, Adorably Hooked has a great selection of… Continue reading

Inside the mag…an amigurumi sensation

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Taken from inside issue one, when we caught up with Stephanie Lau from All About Ami to talk crochet, blogging and newborns… Light and welcoming, the home of Canadian crochet artist Stephanie Lau is filled with her personality. New mum to two-month-old Myla, Stephanie is uncannily energetic, eagerly talking about her love of amigurumi: the… Continue reading

Take a glimpse at issue 5…

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Issue 5 is a celebration of that crochet staple, the granny square – but like you have never seen them before… This month’s issue has over 30 patterns for you to get your hook into, including a beret, mandala and lots of cute accessories with hexagons. Plus learn about broomstick lace, top tips for treble… Continue reading

Free pattern alert!

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Give a tried cardie a fresh look for summer with these trendy crochet buttons… Make sure you’re signed up to our newsletter before Thursday to receive this free pattern straight into your inbox. These buttons are the perfect quick make for over the long bank holiday, and a great and easy way to upcycle some… Continue reading

A glimpse of what’s to come: Issue 5!

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Here it is, a sneaky peek at the next Issue of Simply Crochet. Spot anything you like the look of? Let us know in the comments below.

Free Pattern! Mr & Mrs Robot

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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

Take a look inside Issue 4

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If you’ve not made it down to the shops to get your copy of Issue 4 yet, here’s a sneaky look inside! Don’t forget you can still subscribe and get 3 issues for £5 however, this is a trial offer and will be ending soon!