Win the yarn to make our diamond blanket from issue 71

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As we head into summer and the weather warms up, you’ll still need a good blanket for those al fresco evenings in the garden. In issue 71 we have a beautiful geometric diamond blanket by Heather Gibbs, which draws inspiration for its design and colours from hotter climates. Competition Time We’re giving one lucky person the… 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

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 71

Issue71 corrections

We have a correction for the following patterns: Sporty Tee, p.30 Left Back Opening should read, Rows 5-30 (32: 34: 36: 38: 40) Repeat Rows 3-4 until there are 11 (11:12 :12 13: 14) Sts in the row. Right Back Opening should read, Rows 5-30 (32: 34: 36: 38: 40) Repeat Rows 3-4 until there are… Continue reading

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

Hook to Hook issue 71

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

Win Sirdar cotton yarn!

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With the weather getting better and Wimbledon on it’s way, we’re getting in the sporty mood with our main collection in issue 71. As well as a fabulous raglan-sleeved tee by Simone Francis, we’ve also got your sporty accessories covered too! There’s a pair of socks, tennis racquet cover, stripy lanyard, sun visor and water bottle… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 71 – on sale now!

Wimbledon is just around the corner, and we’re feeling the sporty vibe this month. Check out Simone Francis’ stylish sporty tee – it’s an easy top to make and a grand first garment to have a go at. If raising a glass of Pimms at the same time as juggling your strawberries and cream is… Continue reading