Honey monsters – Hexie Puff Bear Blanket

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Keep little cubs swaddled and snuggly in this un-bear-ably adorable baby blanket. Featuring a whole host of merry teddies peeking out between hexagonal patches, no child could fear monsters under the bed tucked up under this army of grizzlies! Hook up this sweet make for a newborn to give a gift they’ll treasure for years… Continue reading

Stuffed to the gills – Amigurumi Axolotl

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You’ve taken your tot to the petting zoo, but how do you teach them about species further flung? Erinna Lee’s adorable axolotl is the answer to your zoological concerns. A super-sweet take on the limb-regenerating ‘Mexican walking fish’, it’s hooked up in Yarn and Colors Must-Have blues and pinks, perfect for a nursery. Although the… Continue reading

For the modern lounger – Longline Kimono

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Kimonos top the list of comfiest fashion trends, right up there with jumpsuits, snoods and dad trainers. This one is no exception, and it’s an optimism-inducing festival of colour to boot. Wear it as a stunning extra layer for shopping, or keep it to yourself – it’s the perfect match for a set of comfy… Continue reading

There’s still time to join our Hook ‘n’ Learn CAL

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If you’ve been following the 12-part Simply Crochet Hook ‘n’ Learn throughout last year, you’ll know it’s time to construct your CAL blanket and add a pretty edge. Watching the crochet patches from the last 12 issues transform into a fully fledged blanket with just a few whipstitches will be one of the most satisfying… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 80

We have corrections for the following patterns: Mosaic Cowl, p.53. (charts on page 93) The chart for this pattern is incorrect, here is the corrected version Hook ‘n’ Learn, p97 Please note that the picture of the colour crafter blanket is actually the wrong way around (it is the back of the blanket that was… Continue reading

Sitting pretty with Tunisian Crochet

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In issue 80 we have a gorgeous Tunisian crochet cushion pattern by Tuula Kyrölä. If you’re new to Tunisian crochet, Tuula has kindly made us this helpful video to guide you through the honeycomb stitch. Simply Crochet issue 80 is available both in-store and online. You can check our stockists’ details here to find your nearest copy, or if… Continue reading

Win Hoooked Spesso yarn!

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In issue 80 of Simply Crochet we have this gorgeous circular bag designed by our very own digital editor Matthew Spiers. This stylish bag is constructed with simple triangles that are assembled together to take on a circular shape. Made in sturdy Hoooked Spesso cotton, it’s not only strong but also roomy enough for whatever you… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 80 on sale now

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We know you’ve been eyeing up all the super-sized crochet on Instagram but have been too shy to give it a go. Well, now you can, with our on-trend but practical collection of chunky makes with jumbo yarn in issue 80. You’ll transform your living space in just one weekend! Prefer something lighter weight? Our… Continue reading