What a baby boomer – Toddler Sweater

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Hook up this super-sweet jumper with a bright pompom pop for tots, ready for autumn chills! We are firm believers that adding a pompom trim to anything makes it even better and this two-tone sweater by Emma Bassey is no exception. Hooked up in a soft alpaca blend, kids will love the feel as much… Continue reading

Cuffs to die for – Nordic Mittens

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The Finnish secret to warm hands is warm wrists too (and we know because they told us). This gorgeous colourwork pair by Louise Smith has extra-long, on-trend cuffs to help you stay snug when you’re away from the fireside this winter. These gorgeous mittens are just part of our Nordic ideas collection in issue 76,… Continue reading

Win Yarn + Colors yarn with our Colour Class Competition

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This months crochet colour class is all about the colour Amber. In this months feature, Kate Bruning delves into this super-trendy shade and combines it with a bold blue and perfect plum to create an eye-catching scarf! Competition time We’ve teamed up with Yarn and Colors to give one lucky person that chance to win ALL THE… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 76

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Apache Tears Hook ‘n’ Learn ninth block, p95. You may have noticed that the magazine instructions did not match up with our Youtube video tutorial which can be found here. Both the video and the written instructions in the magazine will work out correctly if used in isolation, but do not match up if used… Continue reading

Coming up Roses Handbag

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Take summery roses with you into cooler days with Ilaria Caliri’s super-stylish handbag design, complete with its on-trend mustard background. Work the bag first in sturdy double crochet, then embroider on the geometric rose trellis pattern. Bloomin’ lovely! The bag is lined with thick felt to last more than just one season. You’ll find the… Continue reading

Nordic Jumper – Not just for Christmas

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Comfy but snug, traditional but on-trend, what’s not to love about this to-die-for diamond-pattern jumper in wintry shades? This snug, soft and sturdy jumper is hooked up in four gorgeous shades of pure wool. Designed by Fran Morgan, it has a classic shape and updated with a bishop sleeve. Our pattern is in sizes 8-22,… Continue reading

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

Simply Crochet Issue 76 – on sale now

The bikinis and flip-flops might be going back into storage, but it can’t be all bad – we’re heading into seasonal territory, where crocheted pumpkins, spiders and Christmas puds are the norm! We’re helping you to get your Christmas crochet under control with this issue. Start by fluffing up our rather dashing reindeer and his unique… 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

Hook to Hook Designer Challenge in issue 76 of Simply Crochet

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We’re getting all spooky with our Hook to Hook challenge in issue 76, with two Halloween-themed cushions by Alessandra Poggiagliolmi and Kati Brown. You can vote for your favourite of these two designs on our Simply Crochet Instagram page. To vote, simply double tap and comment on the one you prefer, and one lucky reader will… Continue reading