Simply Crochet issue 24 is on sale now

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Our latest issue is on sale now, so crack on with your Christmas projects with Simply Crochet issue 24. It’s brimming with gift ideas and festive fun; you’ll find a perfect pastel wreath to make, a beautiful Advent garland and a cute reindeer pocket so you can DIY a Christmas jumper. Plus, there’s a whole cosy… Continue reading

Attic24 and the wonderful walk to Yarndale

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Like many of you, the Simply Crochet team visited Yarndale over the weekend, and gosh! What a weekend it was. A real highlight for us was venturing down the Yarn Walk from the Auction Mart into Skipton. So when we met up with Lucy at her studio the next day, we quizzed her about it all… Continue reading

How do I hold the yarn?

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To create projects you can be proud of, it’s important to be able to crochet with an even and consistent tension. The yarn needs to be able to unwind easily from the ball while you’re working with it. At the same time, the yarn needs to have enough tension for the hook to be able… Continue reading

Save 40% on yarns in the Wool4less sale!

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Today is the first day of the fantastic Wool4less sale, and we’re bringing you a new deal each day for 24 hours only! As Angela from Wool4less explains, “This is our annual clearance sale, and because we do only this once a year we like to make it BIG! We’re reducing all our current yarn… Continue reading

Simply Crochet issue 20 is on sale now!

Simply Crochet issue 20

Don’t miss Simply Crochet issue 20, with beachy makes for your home, a retro-style bikini, kitty creations for luxe travelling, and an exclusive blanket by Nicki Trench. You’ll also find Joanne Scrace’s cardi in yummy hand-dyed yarns, a beautiful sun hat, Emma Varnam’s beach hut and more. Before you set off, stock up on the… Continue reading

Birthday blog party day one: Win the yarn from issue 14

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To celebrate our 1st birthday we’re holding an extra special blog part over the next four days, expect lots of prizes and special offers coming your way. Today we’re giving 10 lucky readers from around the world the chance to win the yarn to make some of our favourite projects from issue 14 including our… Continue reading

Join in the Great Sense Pompom Challenge

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Give the hook a break this month and pick up the cardboard and scissors to join national deafblind charity Sense making pompoms to spread the word about sight and hearing problems and deafblindness… ‘The Great Sense Pompom Challenge’ aims to collect thousands of pompoms from around the UK and beyond – any colour, any material,… Continue reading

Did you say free yarn?

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We did! From today until 23rd October you can pick up a free ball of Bergere De France Barisienne in Angelite plus a cute knitting pattern when you buy Simply Crochet, Simply Knitting, The Knitter, Mollie Makes or The Simple Things from WHSmiths stores across the UK (in 327 stores). Hurry before I nab them… Continue reading

DIY: Alphabet pompoms

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Try making your own alphabet pompoms, a novel yarn buster and sure to brighten your day! Have you heard of Mr Printables? It’s a site packed full of original projects to download run by the novice but exceptionally crafty Olive. It’s on this fab site we found this tutorial for alphabet pompoms and fell in… Continue reading

A special newsletter giveaway!

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Make sure you’re signed up to our newsletter by Wednesday 29th May if you would like a chance to win either our ‘big hook’ or ‘little hook’ gift pack. In the big hook gift pack you will receive… 12mm crochet hook hand made from Welsh hazel 120 meter Hoooked Zpagetti in white Handmade Summer magazine…. Continue reading