Ring ring – Crochet Napkin Rings

Simply Crochet issue 85 Napkin Rings

Half of dining is with our eyes, so give guests a visual feast before the starter’s up. We’ve gone for powerhouse brights with our napkin rings from issue 85, but you can match your colours to your crockery to make table set co-ords. Quick, easy, practical and long-lasting, this is a project well worth spending an… Continue reading

That’s a wrap – Spots and Stripes Scarf

Simply Crochet issue 85 Scarf

When it comes to warm weather, you don’t need a fussy jumper with sleeves and suchlike – you need a slick wrap that can double as a picnic blanket, such as with this spots and stripes scarf from issue 85. Our colourful number is a simple enough make, plus the issue comes with a whole… Continue reading

Al fresco fiesta – Garden Rug

Simply Crochet issue 85 Garden Rug

Strong colours and folky motifs will make this garden rug from issue 85 a firm favourite. Use it as an outdoor throw for sunny-day picnics – the thick aran-weight yarn and dense split double crochet stitch is perfect for chucking over a lawn and laying out your lunch munch on. There are two rug sizes… Continue reading

Easy Breezy Poncho

Simply Crochet issue 85 Poncho

Take this poncho pattern from issue 85 on your summer holiday and you could be modelling your new top  by the end of the week. An airy stitch design makes it an über-quick hook, and a perfect poolside layer. Worked in one piece, then folded and joined, the poncho shape is also simple enough for… Continue reading

Exclusive Deradog in issue 85 + competition

SCM85 Deradog

In issue 85 of Simply Crochet we’ve got the perfect pooch for you to hook up. Our stunning little Schnauzer is designed by Heather Gibbs in association with Deramores. If you can’t wait to crochet this little pupper, then you can order the yarn pack exclusively from Deramores here!  But oh no, our little doggo… Continue reading

Win 40 balls of Lily Sugar ‘n’ Cream Yarn

Simply Crochet issue 85 competition

Are you a fan of spots or stripes? Well if your answer is both, then you’ll love our latest collection in issue 85! There are 5 awesome accessory patterns that will knock your socks off… including a pair of odd socks! There’s also a shrug, two-tone necklace, clutch bag and a super-wide scarf. Check out… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 85 on sale now!

Simply Crochet issue 85

In issue 85 we’re getting in full swing with our summer crochet projects! Our poncho cover star and sun dress, together with the garden rug, will make you feel like summer’s here even if the weather doesn’t agree! Our main collection this month features a host of fab spots and stripes accessories, plus there’s amazing dragon hand puppets, a… Continue reading