Yellow jumper – frilled two pieces

Yellow Jumper

Sometimes it’s all about a meditative make. With its simple and repetitive pattern this pullover is a bliss-out creation that suits all levels – while appearing highly advanced! The back and the front are identical, so you only need hook the T-shaped jumper panel twice, and then join them up to make this cheery casual…. Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 84

corrections issue 84

We have corrections for the following patterns: Toucan-Tiger Cushion, pages 20 and 95-96. The chart for the Toucan design was incorrect. Here is the correct chart (please note, the tiger chart is correct)

Giraffe Blanket – spotted!

giraffe blanket

Who’s hiding in this blanket? At first glance, the motif blends into the dynamic canvas of colour, before a second look reveals the pixellated giraffe hiding within the multicoloured swatches. Using the corner to corner technique, the blanket uses diagonals of colour to create a design that mixes motif and pattern perfectly. Find all of… Continue reading

Arrowhead shawl – get the point!

Arrowhead shawl

An easy piece for beginners, Matthew Spiers’ arrowhead shawl is a lightweight make that’s ideal for summer lounging. Each diamond is made independently and stitched together as you go, making this easy for every level of crocheter, and the mini motifs are perfect for using up old yarn scraps. The tassels give this look a… Continue reading

Bright Ideas – Crochet Bead Jewellery

Crochet jewellery

Let your jewellery do the talking with these statement accessories, whipped up lickety-split in the amigurumi style. Making your own beads means you can pick the perfect shade to match your outfit, or create a personalised gift for a friend in a style to suit them. View our catalogue of Ravelry Patterns Download Simply Crochet… Continue reading

Brownie Points – Amigurumi Hedgehog

Hedgehog

Complete with his own basket and blanket, Irene Strange’s prickly picnicker is a fun project for advanced hooksters. Bring Hester Hedgehog out of hibernation with light beige and brown yarn and a whole lot of loop stitch to make his trademark spikes. How to make a Magic Loop Check out our free crochet patterns Find… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 84 on sale now

Simply Crochet issue 84

Fans of rich shades and woolly wildlife will be in heaven with issue 84. Take a yarn safari through our electric jungle collection and craft giant flowers, or perhaps a cute Orangutan. Colour yourself beautiful with our cover star multi-hued arrowhead shawl, bright sunshiny makes and a stripy sun top. Keen-eyed readers will also spot… Continue reading