Hook to Hook crochet designer challenge in issue 74: vote for your favourite!

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This issue’s hook to hook challenge is all about celebrating the summer, with two fab designs by Susan Yeates and Jennifer May. Susan told us, “I wanted to create something fun and friendly for summer using this yummy cotton 4ply. I really love working with cotton and these colours just looked so sugary and sweet… Continue reading

Hook to Hook crochet designer challenge in issue 73: vote for your favourite!

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In Simply Crochet issue 73 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Becky Skuse and Helen McLean. “I wanted to design a simple, strong and stylish bag for popping to the shops or market and carrying bits and pieces in,” Helen told us, “The simplicity and strength come from… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

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In Simply Crochet issue 72 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Louise Sheward and Sherrie Yabsley. We challenged two designers to give macramé a run for its money and come up with their own design for a crocheted plant holder, made with Hoooked 100% natural jute. “My inspiration for… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

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In Simply Crochet issue 71 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Samantha Osmund and Ruth Haydock. Being beside the sea was an influence on both these designs. Samantha told us, “I’m very lucky to live by the coast. For me, warm sunny days are a time for… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

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In Simply Crochet issue 69 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Vicki Roberts and Charlotte Hawksworth. “We can never have enough bags, right? I wanted to design something that will be quick and easy to make for crocheters of any skill level: an intermediate crocheter… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

In Simply Crochet issue 64 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Claire Guy and Tuula Kyrölä. They were both given two shades of Designer Yarns Choice Basics DK and challenged to design us a Christmas teapot cosy. “I was really excited to take part in… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

In Simply Crochet issue 63 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Pat Strong and Sharon Murphy. They were both given three shades of Debbie Bliss Pure Bliss yarn and challenged to design us some winter accessories. Knit and crochet designer Pat Strong also owns a yarn… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

In Simply Crochet issue 61 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Emma Wright and Emma Leith. They were both given six shades of DY Choice Aran With Wool yarn and challenged to design us a blanket. “This cosy design is built around an old favourite”, Yorkshire-based… Continue reading