Colour boost – Sue Pinner blanket

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Design legend Sue Pinner has combined two yarns to great effect to create this must-have blanket for autumn – throw it over your shoulders for nights watching the stars or treat your sofa to a floral update. Once you get into the swing of hooking up the main triangles in this amazing and colourful blanket,… Continue reading

Corrections for Simply Crochet issue 75

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We have corrections for the following patterns: Sloth Brooch, p27. Yarn C should be Chocolate (057). Backpack, p.22 On the Circle Square Motif, Row 2 should read Row 2 (RS) Dc join Vanilla around the post of any st, BPdc around each st, ss to first st to join. Please note that on Row 2… Continue reading

Simply Crochet Issue 75 – on sale now!

Simply Crochet Issue 75

There’s nothing like new accessories to cheer you up as autumn approaches. Mini motifs lend themselves to being turned into practically anything, as you’ll see in our travel-inspired collection! Whether you’re building up to something small like our mitts and leg warmers, or going big with our brilliant backpack – they’re great projects to do a bit on… Continue reading

Win all of the yarn to make our cosmic crochet collection!

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We’ve been sent into outer space with our crochet collection from issue 74. Using gorgeous shades of on-trend purple (well Ultraviolet is the Pantone colour of the year after all), we’ve got 6 designs that will take your crochet to another dimension. From smaller accessories like our rocket bookmark or solar system cushion, to our larger projects… Continue reading

Simply Crochet Issue 74 – on sale now!

Simply Crochet issue 74

Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside. This issue we have a lot of love for sun, sea and sand, as well as cool tops and a handy light shawl, not to mention banana earrings (oh, we just did). The summer heat has also got us all spaced out. Our collection this month… Continue reading

Hook to Hook crochet designer challenge in issue 74: vote for your favourite!

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This issue’s hook to hook challenge is all about celebrating the summer, with two fab designs by Susan Yeates and Jennifer May. Susan told us, “I wanted to create something fun and friendly for summer using this yummy cotton 4ply. I really love working with cotton and these colours just looked so sugary and sweet… Continue reading

Join our Hook ‘n’ Learn CAL today with our special subscription offer!

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We’re halfway through our amazing Hook ‘n’ Learn Crochet-along designed by Lucy Croft. But if you missed the start, it’s not too late to join in the fun! We’ve brought back our fab subscription offer where you can get a 9-ball Colour Crafter yarn bundle to make our gorgeous Hook n learn blanket when you… Continue reading

Are you taking part in our Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet–along?

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We’re at the halfway point in our Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet–along designed by Lucy Croft, and we’re loving how many of you have been getting involved! In the first half we’ve covered 6 fantastic stitches – block stitch, waffle stitch, shell stitch, spike stitch, cable stitch, and the most recent granny stripe stitch in issue 73… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 73 – on sale now!

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We’re feeling the summer vibes in issue 73! The sunlight and fresh air are certainly good for the soul and we have plenty of summery patterns for you this issue – our main collection takes you out for a picnic, complete with rug and parasol. Just add jam sandwiches and lemonade! We hope you enjoy our beautiful… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 72 – on sale now!

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We’ve headed east for our collection inspiration for issue 72. Choose from easy, quick lotus blossoms and bunting or take on a challenge with Emma Leith’s fabulous curtain. On a smaller scale, we’re very excited to include an exclusive pattern for an Irish Terrier from TOFT – oh yes, we are spoiling you! We get some… Continue reading