Jane’s World: an exciting April

There are plenty of things I’m looking forward to in April. I am in the process of designing my Crochet Club project for 2014 and have decided to try to use some stitches that are new to me. Its very easy to go back to the same stitches and colour combinations over and over again… Continue reading

Tutorial: how to make a LED crochet birdcage necklace

The very talented Yoshiko has joined us to share her tutorial for a crochet birdcage necklace with us exclusively on the blog. You may recognise these necklaces as they are featured inside Issue 4! You will need… Crochet hook White yarn Chain 5mm LED (white) LED cap (blue) 3V coin cell battery Vinyl tape +… Continue reading

Make it chunky! Simply Crochet Issue 4

Issue 4 is not out until this Thursday but here’s a sneaky peak at this month’s cover.

Join The Simply Crochet Book club! April’s picks

As promised Simply Crochet are starting a book club on the blog as an opportunity for us to discuss the books we feature inside the mag in greater detail. 75 Crocheted Floral Blocks For those who love to embellish, there’s a host of pretty blooms to inspire in this floral collection. The blocks make perfect… Continue reading

Project bag essentials with Wink

Whether you’re crocheting whilst traveling, or in the comforts of your own home, having a project bag is a must-have for us crocheters. I make sure I always have these five items with me in my project bag: Stitch markers You’re working away on your project, counting stitches in your head, and suddenly someone sees… Continue reading

Happy Easter – celebrate with 50% off crochet patterns at The Making Spot

Enjoy 50% off crochet patterns over at The Making Spot from now until 2nd April 2013! Simply enter the code EASTER2013 at the checkout: http://www.themakingspot.com/

Coasters inside Issue 3

For your toothbrush jar, soap dish, or tealights around the bathtub. Here are the images for all three coasters featured inside Issue 3. The patterns for these coasters are featured inside Issue 3 of Simply Crochet.

Exclusive! ‘I Just Like to Make Things’ – the colour game

© 'I Just Like to Make Things' Lilla Rogers

To celebrate World Book Day we’ve got an exclusive extract from one of our inspiring books of the month ‘I Just Like to Make Things’ by Lilla Rogers. Take part in the colour game by leaving your answers in the comments below or share them with us on Facebook! To take part number the colours… Continue reading

Jane’s World: tips for DIY beaded yarn

Dowload the digital edition of Issue 3 now to see this month’s extract of Jane’s notebook. A big thank you to Jane for sharing these tips with us today, for more visit: janiecrow.co.uk

Inside Simply Crochet Issue 3: comic mobile

These guys have gotten loose on the blog to come and say hi before Issue 3 hits UK newsstands tomorrow. Meet the stars of our planet mobile… These patterns plus six more loveable planets can be found inside Issue 3 which will be available to download and buy from tomorrow.