Free Granny Square – Day 8: Granny Myrtle

Free Granny Square Pattern Day 8 Myrtle

Our eighth Free Daily Granny Square in the run up to GrannySquareDay2019 is Granny Myrtle! This pattern takes your standard square and gives it a fresh twist with a bit of negative space! If you need any help with this pattern, check out our tutorials here! You can go back and look through all of the free squares we’ve posted so… Continue reading

Your Free Granny Square Day 2019 Pattern Booklet!

Granny_Square_Day_2019_free_download_booklet

It’s a little over a week to go until Granny Square Day 2019 on Thursday 15th August! We’ve been working hard behind the scenes and scouring through the simply crochet archives to bring you something special – Our limited edition Granny Square Day 2019 Pattern booklet! It’s a collection of 5 of our favourite granny square… Continue reading

Free Granny Square – Day 7: Granny Ardith

Free Granny Square Pattern Day 7 Ardith

Our seventh Free Daily Granny Square in the run up to GrannySquareDay2019 is Granny Ardith! This square uses extra rounds of chains in contrasting colours to add an extra dimension to a standard square – oooh fancy! If you need any help with this pattern, check out our tutorials here! You can go back and look through all of the… Continue reading

Free Granny Square – Day 6: Granny June

Free Granny Square Pattern Day 6 June

Our sixth Free Daily Granny Square in the run up to GrannySquareDay2019 is Granny June! We’re taking those clusters that we’ve been practicing and adding in some clever chains to give us a dramatically different shape! If you need any help with this pattern, check out our tutorials here! You can go back and look through all of the free… Continue reading

Free Granny Square – Day 5: Granny Barbara

Free Granny Square Pattern Day 5 barbara

Our fifth Free Daily Granny Square in the run up to GrannySquareDay2019 is Granny Barbara! We’re going cluster-crazy with this one! If you need any help with this pattern, check out our tutorials here! You can go back and look through all of the free squares we’ve posted so far here! P.S. Blocking makes a big difference to the final… Continue reading

Free Granny Square – Day 4: Granny Doreen

Free Granny Square Pattern Day 4 Doreen

Our fourth Free Daily Granny Square in the run up to GrannySquareDay2019 is Granny Doreen! This Square continues on the theme of the past three squares, but we’re now going to get a bit fancy with our clusters! If you need any help with this pattern, check out our tutorials here! You can go back and look through all of… Continue reading

Free Granny Square – Day 3: Granny Mabel

Free Granny Square Pattern Mabel

Our third Free Daily Granny Square in the run up to GrannySquareDay2019 is Granny Mabel! This Square is a mix of our previous two squares, contrasting straight rounds of stitches with cluster-stitch rounds creating an interesting variation to your standard square! If you need any help with this pattern, check out our tutorials here! You can go back and… Continue reading

Free Granny Square – Day 2: Granny Edna

Free Crochet granny square Edna

Our second Free Daily Granny Square in the run up to GrannySquareDay2019 is Granny Edna! This Square is a variation on the basic granny square, but rather that having clusters of trebles it has even stitches that create a denser square with less holes. It’s just treble stitches and chains for this square, so another… Continue reading

How to use your blocking board from issue 87

Simply Crochet issue 87 Blocking Board

Blocking your crochet motifs can make the difference between a wobbly edge and a perfect shape. With the print edition of issue 87 you get our fabulous foam blocking board, which is ideal for getting your square, triangle and hexagon motifs spot on! It not only means your shapes look better, but it makes it easier… Continue reading

Free Granny Square – Day 1: Basic Granny

Free Crochet Granny Square Basic

Granny Square Day 2019 is fast approaching, but we’re just far too excited to wait until the 15th August! So from the 1st to the 15th, we’ll be posting a free granny square pattern for you to crochet in the lead up to the big day! Our first square obviously has to be the classic basic… Continue reading