In full blue – Delft-inspired bag

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Inspired by the myriad blues of Delftware pottery, Jane Crowfoot’s Delft blanket has caused a style stir! Here’s a fresh incarnation of the distinctive design, on a practical bag. This is a trickier make involving lots of similar shades, so take your time with it and be sure to work under a good light. UK… Continue reading

Tassel time – summer blanket

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Oh we do love a tassel or two… or in the case of this splendid creation, 20. Yes, bring it on! We can see this blanket is going to be our go-to summer number for lazing in the garden, picnicking with friends, and dancing round the living room pretending we’re in Strictly! (Surely everyone does… Continue reading

Fit for a king – swan cushion

Hook up a statement cushion for your sofa with this stylish design, worked in glittery yarn with pops of contrasting brights. You’ll have to flex your chart-following muscles to make up the swan, while the wing shape is added on top afterwards with surface crochet. Subscribe to Simply Crochet How to make a Treble Crochet… Continue reading

Moomin over you – amigurumi toy

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Tove Jansson’s adorable Moomin comes to amigurumi! With his simple shape and cuddly dad bod, Moomintroll is the perfect cuddly toy candidate. He’s hooked up in the new Novita Muumit, a new, soft DK weight yarn available in six colours, in a 55% merino wool, 45% cotton blend. Start with the ears and arms, so… Continue reading

Go with the flow – filet beach dress

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‘Fortune favours the bold’, cries the common adage, probably-not-but-maybe referring to those who dare to wear this amazing, showstopping filet beach dress! Its catwalk-esque style, however, is not reflected in the price – the Scheepjes Sugar Rush yarn used here is amazing value – you can hook this tunic up for under £24. At the… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 83 on sale now!

Issue 83 of Simply Crochet is out now! Inside you’ll find our filet crochet feature which  is one of our favourite collections to date! Our colourful garments give an old technique an on-trend update, with modern shapes and stylish patterns. We’re not-so-low-key obsessed with this issue’s exclusive amigurumi Moomin make too! Our adorable Moomintroll is a great… Continue reading

Win Scheepjes yarn with issue 83

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If you’ve spent all winter dreaming of warmer weather, you’ll be glad to hear that now the time to start crocheting and heat up your summer wardrobe with our on-trend collection of filet crochet patterns. Our filet collection features 5 fabulous designs all made in Scheepjes Maxi Sugar Rush yarn, a lovely lightweight and  affordable mercerised… Continue reading