Bobble cushions in issue 88 – fade to grey.


Straight out of a chic boutique window, these ultra-stylish geometric cushions are a lesson in timeless style. Their neutral palette works with most interiors – team with a fluffy rug for a texture fiesta. When working puff stitch, ensure your loops on the hook are all the same height to create even bobbles, and in… Continue reading

Baby quilt from issue 88 – pandamonium!


Nobody loves a granny square blanket as much as us, but when winter comes and lightweight covers don’t cut it turn to this panda quilt, created with two layers joined together by a bobble stitch border.  Find a back issue of Simply Crochet Download Simply Crochet to your digital device Check out our latest competitions… Continue reading

Jumbo lion toy from issue 88 – mane attraction!


Let’s all give a roar in’ welcome to Cedric. Made up in Wool Couture’s Cheeky Chunky merino wool, he’s a lion quite literally in sheep’s clothing, but he’s so darn cuddleable we can forgive any species subterfuge. Measuring up at an impressive 66cm, he’ll tower over your teddy and take up half the bed, but… Continue reading

Lacy top from issue 88 – delicate elegance!

Lace Top Issue 88

Leafy autumn’s on its way and we couldn’t be happier. Traffic light fields thick with crunchy leaves, last of the summer sun and bonfires! What a stunning season. This relaxed cotton top is just right for the weather, and its leafy panel pays its autumnal respects.  While this is a simple make (especially for a… Continue reading

Crochet-hacking with Steel & Stitch


Inside issue 88 you’ll find our latest embellishment – but this time with a twist! We’ve got crochet-hacking queen Emma Friedlander-Collins (a.k.a Steel & Stitch) on board to help you transform your damaged old clothes into crochet-tastic new garments! Our first crochet-hacking project features cute kitty patches that are perfect for covering holes and worn… Continue reading

Corrections for issue 88

Issue 88 corrections

We have corrections for the following patterns: Lacy Top, p.32 Row 2 should read: Ch3, tr in next 36 (41: 46: 51) tr, ch2, skip next tr, tr in next tr, skip next tr, ch2, 2tr in next tr, tr in next 3 sts, 2tr in next tr, ch2, 3tr in next tr, ch2, 2tr… Continue reading

Win 37 balls of Novita yarn!


In issue 88 of Simply Crochet, you’ll also find our bonus Crochet Christmas booklet, which is brought to you in association with Novita yarns. This booklet (which is included with both the print and digital versions) features 4 fabulous Christmas jumper patterns – that’s a pattern for him, her, and two little ones! We know it’s… Continue reading

Win 15 bobbins of Hoooked Recycled yarn!


In issue 88 we’re going all eco with our upcycled kitchen ideas collection. We’ve came up with 5 fab designs that will help you turn packaging and other items that are destined for the bin (obviously we mean the recycling bin where possible), and give them new life as your favourite recycled crochet kitchen accessory! Check… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 88 – on sale now!

We know that summer is only just on it’s way out, but it’s already time to start getting your hooks ready for the festive season! In issue 88 we’ve got the first part of our festive mini-CAL – over the next 4 issues we’ll show you how to hook up our special Christmas cushion that crochet fans will… Continue reading