Hook a vintage pattern to celebrate spring

The vintage-loving lady behind the Wonky Zebra pattern store is giving us the lowdown this month’s pom-tastic retro crochet find. “Here’s a cute and calorie-free treat for baby this spring; although you will probably use up a fair few in making it so that’s a win-win there. This little one looks very happy with the whole… Continue reading

Free pattern: Beautiful blooms

Learn to make Jennifer May’s pretty crochet flower the perfect accessory to help reinvent your summer wardrobe. BASIC FLOWER PATTERN For a large flower, follow the complete pattern from rounds 1-4. For a medium flower, follow rounds 1-3 only. Foundation round Ch6, ss to first ch to join into ring. Round 1 Ch1 (does not… Continue reading

Free pattern alert!

Give a tried cardie a fresh look for summer with these trendy crochet buttons… Make sure you’re signed up to our newsletter before Thursday to receive this free pattern straight into your inbox. These buttons are the perfect quick make for over the long bank holiday, and a great and easy way to upcycle some… Continue reading

Grow a garden at the Spring Knitting & Stitching show

Coming along to The Spring Knitting and Stitching show at London’s Olympia from 14th-17th March? You’re in luck as each of our craft teams will be hosting free ‘make and take’ workshops across the four day event! Team Simply Crochet will be showing you how to hook up these cute crochet flowers. We’ll provide you… Continue reading