Remember the poppy- Free Poppy Pattern

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This year marks the 100th year since the end of the First World War in 1918. On and around November 11th, wearing a poppy is a sign of remembrance and thanks, to honour those who have died in war. Simply Crochet’s Lucy Croft has designed an extra-special poppy brooch to give as a gift or wear… Continue reading

In for a treat – Free Pumpkin Basket Crochet Pattern

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In issue 76 of Simply Crochet we promise a free pattern for this fab and fun pumpkin (or Jack O Lantern, if you prefer) treat bowl. You can head round the neighbourhood filling this easy-to-hook holder with lollies and chocs on October 31st. And as it’s made with sturdy Bobinny cord, it’ll last for years. Designed… Continue reading

Top 10 Free Halloween Patterns

Top 10 Free Halloween Patterns

What are your plans this Halloween? We’re already excited about what costumes we’ll be wearing, how to best decorate our home and what sweet treats we’ll be giving as gifts! So to help you with some project ideas we’ve compiled this spooktacular list of our top 10 favourite FREE crochet patterns! Witch one will you… Continue reading

Granny Square Day 2018 – Free Pattern

Free Granny Square Pattern

Hooray, today is Granny Square Day 2018! Head on over to our Instagram to find out more about this online celebration and join in the fun! To celebrate this special crochet day, what could be better than a free granny square pattern. We had a dig around the archives and found this beautiful square from back… Continue reading

Free Pattern – Tennis Sweatbands

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In issue 71 we’re hitting the tennis courts in style with our sporty crochet accessories. You’ll definitely be smashing aces and bringing your A-game with our raglan tee, sporty socks, water bottle cover, sun visor, lanyard and tennis racquet cover. Plus, we’ve got a fantastic competition where you can win all of the Sirdar Cotton 4ply to make all six… Continue reading

Exclusive Free Baby Beanie Pattern – World Craft Week

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Regular readers of Simply Crochet will be familiar with the name Hannah Cross – one of our superstar designers that has created many of our most popular designs! Hannah wanted to help us out with supporting the charity Bliss for this years World Craft Week, so she’s designed a new baby beanie pattern exclusively for us! This pattern… Continue reading

Free Crochet Baby Dress Pattern – World Craft Week

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It’s the first of our free World Craft Day patterns! As this year we’re fundraising for Bliss, we’re keeping it all baby-themed, so what could be more perfect that this adorable crocheted dress designed by our very own editor Sara Huntington. This versatile frock can be worn on its own or layered over a tee… Continue reading

Free Easter Bunny Ears Pattern

Free bunny ears pattern

Easter is here already! So to celebrate, we’re giving you a free crochet pattern for this adorable bunny ear headband! This pattern by Anne Egan is the perfect accessory for your little one (or yourself) while on an egg hunt, plus the ears are made with wire pipe cleaners – so they’re fully poseable!  … Continue reading

Free Pattern – St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock

With St. Patrick’s day on the 17th March, we thought we’d share our lucky little shamrock pattern from issue 41. The pattern designed by our editor Sara Huntington shows the shamrock used as a brooch, but we think it would fair equally well as a hat pin or appliqué patch. However you wear it, we… Continue reading