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

Win Sirdar cotton yarn!

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With the weather getting better and Wimbledon on it’s way, we’re getting in the sporty mood with our main collection in issue 71. As well as a fabulous raglan-sleeved tee by Simone Francis, we’ve also got your sporty accessories covered too! There’s a pair of socks, tennis racquet cover, stripy lanyard, sun visor and water bottle… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 71 – on sale now!

Wimbledon is just around the corner, and we’re feeling the sporty vibe this month. Check out Simone Francis’ stylish sporty tee – it’s an easy top to make and a grand first garment to have a go at. If raising a glass of Pimms at the same time as juggling your strawberries and cream is… Continue reading

Win West Yorkshire Spinners yarn to celebrate the new Royal Baby

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With the announcement of the (as yet un-named) new Royal Baby on Monday, we’re getting all baby-brained here at Simply Crochet HQ – so we’re giving you the opportunity to get all soft and snuggly with a beautiful baby yarn giveaway! West Yorkshire Spinners have developed their Bo Peep Luxury Baby range to be wonderfully soft &… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 69 – on sale now!

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Issue 69 is brought to you by the colour teal – it’s the focus of our new series on colour from Kate Bruning and is very much the star of the show. Every month we’ll bring you a different colour theme to enjoy, you’ll discover a bit more about it and there will be a… Continue reading

Crochet designer challenge: vote for your favourite crochet pattern in our new Hook to Hook competition

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In Simply Crochet issue 69 you’ll find our new Hook to Hook designer challenge, and this issue it features designs by Vicki Roberts and Charlotte Hawksworth. “We can never have enough bags, right? I wanted to design something that will be quick and easy to make for crocheters of any skill level: an intermediate crocheter… Continue reading

Join in with our new Hook ‘n’ Learn crochet-along!

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We are SO excited about the start of our very first Hook ’n’ Learn Crochet Along – the end result being a show-stopper of a blanket. Starting in issue 68 (out 22nd Feb 2018), Lucy Croft will take you through 12 beautiful stitches this year, with each issue dedicated to a different stitch. And don’t worry if… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 68 – on sale now!

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In issue 68 we’re fully embracing our love of ruffles – they’re everywhere this year and we’ve given them a chic makeover with stylish crochet garments and accessories. If amigurumi is more your thing (or you’re looking for a project to delight a small person), get your hooks into the monstrous, glorious Mr Blue. We’ve… Continue reading