Simply Crochet new issue: issue 22 is out now

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Our new issue of Simply Crochet is on sale now – get on trend with a cool coral vest, hook office chic accessories and learn Lucy from Attic 24′s bag designing secrets. Try your hook at something new – make rainbow ripples, experiment with bobbles, and make the cutest puppy ever. Plus, learn the best… Continue reading

Festival of Quilts: ticket offer for the quilting show at the NEC – guest blog post

The Festival of Quilts takes place from 7-10 August at the NEC exhibition halls in Birmingham. It’s a celebration of quilting offering a comprehensive workshop programme, extraordinary galleries from international artists and a magnificent display of competition quilts. Over 300 companies will be at the show making it the ideal place to shop for all… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – Mrs Moon: Kirstie’s exhibitor of the week

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“The great joy in putting together an event like The Handmade Fair is the people I get to work with. Everyone coming has a story to tell, something to teach, and we can all learn a thing or two. I want to share as much about our experts and the people selling their wares so… Continue reading

Yarndale: creatively bombing north Yorkshire

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One of my favourite things about being a crocheter is the sense of community that comes along with it, especially online. And I can’t think of a better display of that companionship than the bunting project Lucy from Attic 24 recently organised for this year’s Yarndale festival. I mean, wow. In case you’ve not visited… Continue reading

Introducing reader of the week!

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We’ve always loved receiving images of your WIPs and projects from Simply Crochet. Perhaps a lot of mags say this, but I really think we have the most talented and creative readers around. So to celebrate your talents and general yarn awesomeness let me introduce a new regular feature on our blog: reader of the… Continue reading

DIY: Alphabet pompoms

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Try making your own alphabet pompoms, a novel yarn buster and sure to brighten your day! Have you heard of Mr Printables? It’s a site packed full of original projects to download run by the novice but exceptionally crafty Olive. It’s on this fab site we found this tutorial for alphabet pompoms and fell in… 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.

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!

Happy International Women’s Day

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Glamorous, talented, and inspiring… Share your inspiring women with us in the comments below. Happy International Women’s Day!

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

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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